2019 picked up so quickly! From January 2nd-6th, I attended the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference in Coronado, CA. During the sessions in the mornings and evenings, I had opportunities to connect with graduate students and faculty working on projects in the same field as my own. Unlike the general annual meetings, this conference was much smaller, … Read More

Atlanta for BMES 2018

Every biomedical engineer knows fall is officially here when it is time to go to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting! For 2018, we all headed to Atlanta, Georgia for BMES’ 50th Anniversary. My labmates and I all presented posters in a broad range of categories: micro/nano fluidic engineering and lab-on-chip systems, cellular and molecular bioengineering, tissue engineering, cardiovascular … Read More

Posted: November 15, 2017, 6:32pm Last month, I attended my first Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Departmental Retreat since starting my PhD program. Hosted by the USC department of the same name, this two-day conference brings student researchers, post-docs, faculty, and administrators together to explore the studies being conducted across the university that falls within these exciting fields. Covering … Read More

Posted: October 21, 2017, 10:27am The best kind of travel always mixes work and play. This year, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting was held in Phoenix, Arizona across four days. Since it was a lot closer than previous conferences (San Antonio, Tampa, Minneapolis to name the last three), we decided to road trip out there and make a … Read More