50 Years of BME at UVA

You were part of our first 50 years. Be part of our second by helping us celebrate this milestone! 

 

The BME 50th Anniversary Celebration is an Alumni Networking Night, Scientific Symposium and Celebration Dinner in honor Dr. Milton Adams.

 

Please register for lunch and dinner by midnight on October 26.  Late registrants for lunch and dinner, please email kitter@virginia.edu.  The Thursday night networking session is now closed to all but BME and Nanomedicine alumni and their spouses and BME faculty.

The 50th Anniversary Website

Register Here

Give to the J. Milton Adams Distinguished Fellowship

Pay for Dinner*

Buy a 50th Anniversary Shirt

 

Schedule at a Glance

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2

6:30-7:30p Alumni Networking in the Rotunda Dome Room

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3

8:30-3:15p Symposium at Darden’s Abbott Center

FRIDAY EVENING

6:00p Celebration Dinner and Launch of the Milton Adams Fellowship at Darden's Abbott Center

 

Symposium Guest Speakers

 

Philip Bourne, PhD, Professor of BME and Director of the UVA Data Science Institute, lately Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) at the National Institutes of Health

Linda Griffith, PhD, S.E.T.I. Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Director, MIT Center for Gynepathology Research

Klaus Ley, MD, Professor and Head of the Division of Inflammation Biology at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

John Mugler, PhD, Director of Medical Imaging Research and Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia

Tom Skalak, PhD, founding Executive Director of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group

 

Celebration Dinner

 

Keynote Speaker Douglas Lauffenburger, PhD, Ford Professor of Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Biology, Head of the Department of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gust of Honor J. Milton Adams, PhD. At dinner we will officially launch the J. Milton Adams Distinguished Fellowship, a fellowship in Dr. Adams' honor.

 

The J. Milton Adams Distinguished Fellowship

 

The J. Milton Adams Distinguished Fellowship will fund a joint graduate/undergraduate research project as well as support a graduate student. Complete the giving form HERE. Each and every donation, no matter the amount, is a signal honor in recognition of Dr. Adams!

 

Symposium Schedule for November 3

 

Location: Darden Abbott Center

Parking: On site | Bus: Northline Connector

 

MORNING SESSION

8:30 am Gather in the Auditorium

8:40 am Welcome from Fred Epstein, PhD, Mac Wade Professor and Chair

8:50 am Welcome from Teresa Sullivan, PhD, President of the University

9:00 am Tom Skalak, PhD, founding Executive Director of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group

9:30 am Philip Bourne, PhD, Professor of BME and Director of the UVA Data Science Institute, lately Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) at the National Institutes of Health

10:00 am John Mugler, PhD, Director of Medical Imaging Research and Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia

10:30 am Break

10:50 am Remarks from Craig Benson, PhD, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, followed by “Where We've Been and Where We're Going: A Brief History of BME” with Fred Epstein

11:15 am "Where We're Going: Innovation in Education" with Will Guilford, PhD

11:30 am "BME By the Decades: Alumni Memories." Milton Adams, PhD will help us remember the 1970s!

 

12:00 pm Buffet lunch at Darden is provided for all participants who RSVP by Oct 26

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:00 pm Klaus Ley, MD, Professor and Head of the Division of Inflammation Biology at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

1:30 pm Linda Griffith, PhD, S.E.T.I. Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Director, MIT Center for Gynepathology Research

2:00 pm “Biomedical Imaging – Imagine the Future” with Craig Meyer, PhD

2:15 pm “Systems Biology – The Next Generation” with Kevin Janes, PhD

2:30 pm “Tissue Regeneration – Are we ready for Biomanufacturing?” with Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD

2:45 pm Jason Papin leads a panel discussion with entrepreneurs, Going Pro interns, and capstone teams

3:15 pm Adjourn!

 

Dinner Schedule for November 3

 

6:00 pm Cocktails in the Abbott Lounge

7:00 pm Dinner Keynote Program and Celebration of Dr. Adams!