Published: Oct. 4, 2013

Research Symposium and Networking Event

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering (ChBE) at CU will be hosting a fall ChBE Research Symposium and Networking Event on Thursday, October 3 from 5:30pm - 8:00pm in the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnoogy Building (JSCBB).

The focus of the Symposium will be Bioengineering

The Networking Event is open to those professionals and students interested in all aspects of chemical engineering and chemical & biological engineering.

The Symposium will consist of four 20-minute faculty talks from 5:30-6:50pm, as detailed below. Faculty speakers will include Kristi Anseth, Ted Randolph, Joel Kaar, and Andrew Goodwin.

5:30-5:50 Professor Ted Randolph
From Brine Shrimp to Vaccines - Using Nature’s Lessons to Make Molecules into Drugs

Muscle cells from a rat heart

Muscle cells from a rat heart cultured on PEG hydrogels and imaged by William Wan of the Anseth Group with an ImageXpress high content screener.

5:50-6:10 Assistant Professor Joel Kaar
Understanding and Exploiting Proteins in Unusual Places

6:10-6:30 Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin
Harnessing Biomolecular Interactions to Modulate Colloidal Properties for Imaging and Detection

6:30-6:50 Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth
Engineering Biomaterial Scaffolds to Promote Tissue Regeneration

6:50-8:00 Networking Event and Refreshments

Talks will take place in JSCBB A115, while the networking event will be in the adjoining Café/Gallery area. Free parking is available in the lots on the west side of the building.

This event is open to alumni, professionals, graduate researchers, and undergraduates.

If interested, please RSVP to We hope to see you there!