EU Jean Monnet Project - Workshop : Nanomedicine: The Best Practices, the latest technologoies

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Venue:UM Sylvester Support Center

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Under the framework of the EU Jean Monnet Project, European, American and University of Miami experts in Nanotechnology in medicine will meet with faculty, scientists, and the Miami-Dade Community at large. This panel will discuss the impact of nanotechnology on medicine and its implication for the future in healthcare in Europe and in the United States. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to discover the latest calls on “Nanotechnology” offered by the European Commission under the framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020.

Opening Remarks:

  • Christine I. Caly-Sanchez, Associate Director/Project Manager, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, FIU
  • Dr. Alice A. Tomei, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami

European and American Panelists:

  • Dr. Serge Braun, Chief Scientific Officer, AFM-Telethon, Evry, France
  • Dr. Tarek R. Fadel, Assistant Director, The Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine, The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT, Cambridge MA
  • Dr. Babak Kateb, Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT, President of Brain Mapping Foundation, Scientific Director of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation, Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics, Senior Editor of SBMT-NeuroMapping & Therapeutics, Chairman of Neuroscience-20/G20 Summit Brain Mapping Initiative, Scientific Director and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), California Neurosurgical Institute, CA, USA

University of Miami Panelists:

  • Dr. Agarwal Ashutosh, Assistant Professor, Pathology & Biomedical Engineering, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Dr. Spana Deo, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Dr. Sung Jin Kim, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami College of Engineering
  • Dr. Francisco M. Raymo, Professor of Chemistry, Laboratory of Molecular Photonics, Dept. of Chemistry
  • Dr. Alice A. Tomei, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Director, Islet Immunoengineering Laboratory

Presentation on Horizon 2020 by:

  • Viktoria Bodnarova, Regional Representative EURAXESS North America