Fall 2022

TIME: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
DAYS: Every 2nd Thursday (excluding holidays)

Seminar Coordinators:

Student Support & Coordinator:



Fall 2021

23 Sept.

Quantification and Comparison of Dental Wear in Restorative Materials Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Akeem Azeez, Ph.D. Candidate
Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
University of Manitoba

07 Oct.

Using Organ-On-Chip Related Approaches for Immune Cell Migration Research

Dr. Xiaoou Ren, Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Francis Lin’s lab, Physics & Astronomy
University of Manitoba

21 Oct.

Behavioral Assessment of A Novel Autism-Associated Mouse Model

Mir Sohayeb Rabbi, M.Sc. Student
Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
University of Manitoba

Continuous Analysis of Cerebrovascular Reactivity Mediated Treatments in Traumatic Brain Injury

Logan Froese, Ph.D. Candidate
Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
University of Manitoba

04 Nov. NO Seminar will be held this week
18 Nov. Measuring Axon Diameters Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Melissa Anderson, M.Sc. Student
Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
University of Manitoba



Winter 2021

View all Winter 2021 Seminars on our YouTube channel.

January 28, 2021

Dr. Patrick Boyle
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Washington

Topic: Using Computational Modeling & Simulation to Anticipate Catastrophic Future Events

February 11, 2021

Walid Ashraf
PhD Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: 3D Acoustic Finite Element Modelling of the Upper Airway for Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea During Wakefulness

February 25, 2021

Dr. Pourang Irani
Professor, Dept. of Computer Science
Canada Research Chair

Topic: End-User Interfaces for In-Situ Sensemaking

March 11, 2021

Dr. Zahra Moussavi
Professor, Dept. of Biomedical & Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Egocentric Spatial Orientation Differences between Alzheimer’s Disease at Early Stages and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Diagnostic Aid

March 25, 2021

Dr. Stephanie Willerth
Professor, Acting Director of Biomedical Engineering
University of Victoria (BC)

Topic: 3D Bioprinting Personalized Neural Tissues for Drug Screening

April 8, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Marotta
Professor, Dept. of Psychology
Director, Perception and Action Laboratory

April 22, 2021

Dr. Debbie Kelly
Professor, Dept. of Psychology

Fall 2020

View all Fall 2020 Seminars on our YouTube channel.

September 10, 2020

Dr. Ahmad Byagowi
Network Hardware Engineering
Facebook Infrastructure Foundation
Menlo Park, California, USA

Topic: Precision Time Synchronization in Data Networks

September 24, 2020

Susan Crawford-Young
PhD Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Full 3D Microwave Breast Imaging Using a Deep-Learning Technique

Vahab Khoshdel
PhD Candidate - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Optical Coherence Elastography of Live Soft Tissue

October 8, 2020

Dr. Samaneh Sarraf
Chief Research Officer
Respiri Limited
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Topic: How a Prototype Becomes a Product? Lessons from Industries

October 22, 2020

Taisa Higino
MSc Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery in the Oral Environment

Farinaz Jonidi Shariatzadeh
PhD Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Nanoscaled Materials for Triggered Release of Anti-Scar Agents in Wound Healing

November 5, 2020

Prof. Brian Lithgow
Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Fishing or Targeted Fishing for Features for Diagnostic Classification: Is there pure Alzheimer’s Disease?

November 19, 2020

Chandan Saha
PhD Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Investigating the Feasibility of MRI and Electrovestibulography Analyses to Predict the Response of an Alzheimer's Patient to rTMS Treatment

December 3, 2020

Darion Toutant
MSc Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Determining Optimal Sleep-Wake EEG Functional Connectivity Metrics In Epilepsy

Ghazaleh Zakipour
MSc Student - Biomedical Engineering

Topic: Investigating the Effect of Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation on Alzheimer’s Patients’ Speaking Abilities

December 17, 2020

Dr. Ahmed Ashraf
Assistant Professor - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Manitoba Learning & AI Research (MLAIR)

Topic: Learning to Unlearn: Building Immunity to Dataset Bias in Biomedical Studies


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Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
Room E2-390 EITC
75 Chancellor's Circle
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6 Canada