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Our Bioelectronic Future: Smaller, Smarter, Connected

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

 

Day 1: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Morning Session Bioelectronic Devices
7:00 AM BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
8:00 AM Welcome
President Leebron
8:05 AM Opening Comments
Rafael Verduzco
8:20 AM Introduction
Paul Cherukuri
8:30 AM TRANSIENT BIOELECTRONICS
John Rogers
9:05 AM CORTICAL VISUAL PROSTHETICS: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES
Daniel Yoshor
9:40 AM Coffee Break
10:00 AM IMPLANTABLE, INJECTABLE, AND WEARABLE DEVICES FOR SENSING AND EFFECTING NEUROLOGICAL FUNCTIONS
Douglas Weber
10:35 AM ETHICAL, LEGAL, AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES IN BIOELECTRONICS
Henry T. Greely
11:10 AM Coffee Break
11:20 AM PANEL - OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS OF BIOELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES
Panelists: Henry Greely, John Rogers, Douglas Weber, and Daniel Yoshor
Moderator: Paul Cherukuri
12:00 PM Lunch and Poster Session

 

Afternoon Session Bioelectronic Medicines
1:30 PM Introduction
John Timmer
1:40 PM NEURAL REFLEX CIRCUITS IN IMMUNITY
Sangeeta Chavan
2:15 PM DEVICES, DATA, AND ETHICS: LESSONS FROM THE FIELD OF BCI
Eran Klein
2:50 PM BRAIN-BEHAVIOR QUANTIFICATION (BBQ): CLOSED LOOP DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION IN PSYCHIATRY
Wayne Goodman
3.25 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM PANEL - UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN IMPACT OF BIOELECTRONICS
Panelists: Sangeeta Chavan, Eran Klein, and Wayne Goodman
Moderator: John Timmer
4:25 PM Reception – BRC Event Hall

 

Day 2: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Morning Session Potential of Bioelectronics
7:00 AM BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
8:00 AM Remarks
Rafael Verduzco
8.10 AM Introduction
Neal Lane
8:20 AM ETHICAL COMPLEXITIES IN NON-SURGICAL NEURO-STIMULATION
Jason Robert
8:55 AM BIOLOGICAL DESIGN FOR A SUSTAINABLE PLANET
Pamela Silver
9:30 AM Coffee Break
9:50 AM CREATING ELECTRONICALLY-CONTROLLED MICROORGANISMS WITH SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY
Caroline Ajo-Franklin
10:25 AM PROTEIN NANOWIRES: APPLICATIONS IN SENSING, ENERGY HARVESTING, AND WIRING CELLS TO ELECTRONICS
Derek Lovley
11:00 AM Coffee Break
11:20 AM PANEL - BIOELECTRONICS DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES
Panelists: Caroline Ajo-Franklin, Derek Lovely, Jason Robert, and Pamela Silver
Moderator: Neal Lane
12:00 PM Lunch and Poster Session

 

Afternoon Session Future of Bioelectronics
1:30 PM Introduction
William Cohn
1:40 PM USING NEUROTECH TO CREATE THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE: EG&NON INVASIVE STIM FOR BRAIN DISORDERS
Ana Maiques
2:15 PM A MICROWIRE-BASED IN VIVO NEURAL RECORDING PLATFORM WITH UP TO 65,536 CHANNELS
Matt Angle
2:50 PM NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION IN COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
Kurt Koester
3:25 PM THE ORGANIC FUTURE OF BIOELECTRONICS
Aaron Weinroth
4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:20 PM PANEL - GROWING AN INDUSTRY AROUND BIOELECTRONICS
Panelists: Matt Angle, Ana Maiques, Kurt Koester, and Aaron Weinroth
Moderator: William Cohn
5:00 PM Overview and Concluding Remarks
Rafael Verduzco

 

 
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