All seminars are held bi-weekly on Thursdays unless stated otherwise.  Attendance is FREE of Charge and all are welcome unless stated otherwise and within safety guidelines and room capacity (80 max.).

  • TIME:   4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • LOCATION:  E2-320 EITC Bldg., Ft. Garry Campus (Bldg Map)
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 Date & Time
Jan. 19
Contactless Monitoring in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Dr. Abbas Al Zubaidi Abbas AlZubaidi, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist. Biomedical Engineering @ Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Manitoba
Feb. 02
Visual-Vestibular Interaction: Changes in the vestibular responses following visual stimuli of different colors
 Ms. Mehrangiz Ashiri, M.Sc., Ph.D. Student, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering Ms. Mehrangiz Ashiri, M.Sc.
Ph.D. Student
Academic Advisor: Dr. Zahra Moussavi
Co-Advisor:  Mr. Brian Lithgow
University of Manitoba
Preparing for Life Beyond Grad School: Do's and Don'ts for Job Applications and Interviews
 Chase Figley, Ph.D., Radiology & Biomedical Engineering

Chase Figley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Radiology & Biomedical Engineering
University of Manitoba

Feb. 16
Design and Construction of a Smart Cage for Animal Handling and Preparation for PET Imaging
 Ghazaleh Mosaferchi, MSc. Student, University of Manitoba

Ghazaleh Mosaferchi, B.Sc.
Master Student
Academic Advisor:  Dr. Andrew Goertzen
University of Manitoba

Monte Carlo simulation of optical coherence tomography for a finite diameter photon beam incident on arbitrary shaped turbid media
 Micheal Sobhy, M.Sc. Student, University of Manitoba Micheal Ramez Wadee Sobhy, B.Sc.
Master Student
Academic Advisor: Dr. Sherif Sherif
University of Manitoba
Mar. 02
Rapid Eye Movement Sleep and Epilepsy
Dr. Marcus Ng, B.MSc., MD, FRCPC, CSCN (EEG), University of Manitoba, Neurology

Marcus Ng, B.MSc, MD, FRCPC, CSCN (EEG)
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology)
Adjunct Faculty Member, BME Graduate Program
University of Manitoba

Mar. 16
New Technologies Implemented In Amblyopia Treatment
Dr. Behzad Mansour, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Manitoba, Neurology Dr. Behzad Mansouri, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology)
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
University of Manitoba
Mar. 30
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Usefulness of Measuring Movement
Dr. Steven Passmore, DC, PhD, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Dr. Steven Passmore, DC, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Mgmt.
University of Manitoba
Apr. 13
Inflammation and HIV: Viral Exploitation of Host Defense
Dr. Lyle McKinnon, PhD, University of Manitoba Dr. Lyle McKinnon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medical Microbiology &
Infectious Diseases and Community Health Sciences
University of Manitoba