Hanes to be keynote speaker for student symposium

Justin Hanes, PhD, director of the Center for Nanomedicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and affiliated faculty member of the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, will be the keynote speaker of the student-organized mini symposium held at 9 a.m., March 24 in The Great Hall at Levering on the Homewood campus. Student presenters affiliated with INBT, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and Physical Sciences-Oncology Center laboratories will round out the rest of the program.  This event is free and open to the entire JHU community. Refreshments provided.

INBT Mini Symposium 2015 Poster 2 (1)Agenda

  • 9:00 – 9:30 am: Light Breakfast & Introduction
  • 9:30 – 9:50 am: Alyssa Kosmides, Biomedical Engineering
    Nano-scale platforms for tumor specific CD8 cell activation & manipulation
  • 9:50 – 10:10 am: Quinton Smith, Chemical & Biomoleular Engineering
    Determining the physiochemical cues directing stem cell fate
  • 10:10 – 10:30 am: Lye Lin Lock, Chemical & Biomolecular Enigneering
    Protease-activatable supramolecular nanobeacon for cancer diagnostic and therapeutic applications
  • 10:30 – 10:40 am: Break
  • 10:40 – 11:00 am: Alexander Komin, Materials Science & Engineering
    Investigating the permeation of cell monolayers by cell penetrating peptides
  • 11:00 – 11:20 am: Daniel Shea, Chemical & Biomoleular Engineering
    Kinetic properties govern Mucin 16 & Podocalyxin adhesion to E-& L-selectins in shear flow
  • 11:20 – 11:30 am: Break
  • 11:30 – 12:30 pm:  Justin Hanes, PhD, the Lewis J. Ort Professor of Ophthalmology
    Director of The Center For Nanomedicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute

Reception to follow.

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