Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5


Day 1 (Monday, July 17, 2016)

8-9.00am Registration

Biomaterials and drug deliverry

9.00-9.15am Welcome remarks – Ali Khademhosseini (BWH)
9.15-10.00am Caitlin Howell (The University of Maine/Harvard)
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.15am Michael Cima (MIT)
11.15-12.00pm Robert Macfarlane (MIT)
12.00-1.00pm Lunch

Tissue Engineering and 3D Bioprinting

1.00-1.45pm Sanjay Misra (Mayo Clinic)
1.45-2.30pm Ali Khademhosseini (BWH, HMS)
2.30-3.00pm Break
3.00-3.45pm Mitesh Borad (Mayo Clinic)
3.45-4.30pm Amir Ghaemmaghami (University of Nottingham)
4.30-5.15pm Mario M. Alvarez (Tecnologico de Monterrey/BWH)
5.15-6.00pm Break
6.00-8.00pm Reception dinner

Day 2 (Tuesday, July 18, 2016)

Bio-nano interfaces

8.30-9.15am Neel Joshi (Harvard University)
9.15–10.00am Peng Yin (Harvard University)
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.15pm Kim Hamad-Schiefferli (University of Massachusetts)
11.15-12pm Alexander K. Shalek (MIT)
12.00pm-1.00pm Lunch

BioMEMS, Imaging, and Point-of-Care

1.00–1.45pm Fiorenzo Omenetto (Tufts University)
1.45–2.30pm Seth Fraden (Brandeis University)
2.30–3pm Break
3.00-3.45 Hadley D. Sikes (MIT)
3.45-4.30pm Erik P. Castle (Mayo Clinic)
4.30-5.15pm Hongkun Park (Harvard University)
5.15-5.30pm Break
5.30-6.30pm Sound bites

Day 3 (Wednesday, July 19, 2016)

Biomaterials II

8.30-9.15am J Christopher Love (MIT)
9.15-10.00am Julia H. Ortony (MIT)
10-10.30am Break
10.30-11.15am Rebecca Carrier (Northeastern University)
11.15-12pm Nathan Friedman and Jesse Hibbs (WL Gore)
12-1.00pm Lunch

Microfluidics and organ-on-a-chip

1.00-1.45pm Dan Anderson (MIT)
1.45–2.30pm Yu Shrike Zhang (BWH)
2.30–3pm Break
3.00-3.45pm Brad Olsen (MIT)
3.45-4.30pm Jeff Borenstein (Draper Laboratory)
4.30-5.15pm Su Ryon-Shin (BWH)
5.15-5.30pm Break
5.30-6.30pm Sound bites

Day 4 (Thursday, July 20, 2016)

Translational Research

8.30–9.15am Chris Loose (Semprus Biosciences)
9.15-10.00am Rahmi Oklu (Mayo Clinic)
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.15am Mostafa Analoui (Livingstone Securities)
11.15-12pm Rahul Sheth (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
12pm-1.00pm: Lunch


1.00-1.45pm William Shih (Harvard University)
1.45–2.30pm Michael Strano (MIT)
2.30-3pm Break
3-3.45pm Ed Boyden (MIT)
3.45-4.30pm Tom Webster (Northeastern University)
4.30-5.15pm Hicham Fenniri (Northeastern University)
5.10-5.30pm Break
5.30-6.00pm Anand Prabhakar (MGH)

Day 5 (Friday, July 21, 2016)

Stem cells and cancer therapy

8.30-9.15am Matt Pavlovich (Editor, Cell Press)
9.15-10.00am Joel Voldman (MIT)
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.15am David Mooney (Harvard University)
11.15-12.00pm Jeff Karp (BWH)
12.00-1.00pm Break

Nanotechnologies and Tissue Engineering II

1.00-1.45pm Lauren Black (Tufts University)
1.45-2.30pm Mansoor M. Amiji (Northeastern University)
2.30-3.00pm Break
3.00-3.45pm Wesley Wong (Harvard University)
3.45-4.30pm Nasim Annabi (Northeastern University)
4.30-5.15pm Ali Tamayol (BWH, HMS)
5.30pm Award Ceremony and final remarks