3rd NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference


WHEN January 12-14, 2020
WHERE NYU Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

The 3rd NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference addresses topics at the transdisciplinary interface of engineering, sciences, and medicine, spanning the spectrum from fundamental research to application and translation into practice.

Presentations are made by investigators from different disciplines who are creating new conceptual, theoretical, methodological, and translational frameworks and innovations beyond discipline-specific approaches. The conference brings together engineers, scientists, and medical specialists from the different global sites of New York University, from universities worldwide, from regional government agencies, and from hospitals to discuss this exciting biomedical frontier. Addresses by world-renowned pioneers also present first-hand narratives from around the globe.

Group photo

Conference Sessions

Best Poster Award Winners

First place winners received USD 75 Amazon gift cards and certificates and second place winner received a USD 50 Amazon gift card and a certificate. 

First place (Tie): Samuel Sofela, NYUAD Global PhD Fellow,
Topic: High-Throughput Mechanical Phenotyping of C. elegans Diabetes Models Using Elastomeric Micropillar Arrays.

First place (Tie): Tami Gjorgjieva, NYUAD Research Fellow
Topic: Role of β-actin in Transcriptional Reprogramming of Embryonic Fibroblasts to Osteoblasts.

Second place: Vongai Mlambo, NYUAD Senior Undergraduate Student
Topic: Effects of Chronic Social Stress on Diurnal Rhythms of Body Temperature.

Sponsored by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
  • Integrated Gulf Biosystems
  • Lab Technologies Group
  • Metrohm Middle East FZC
Convened by
  • Sunil Kumar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Global Network Professor of Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, NYUAD
  • Mohammad Qasaimeh, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, NYUAD
  • Joel Schuman, Chair of Ophthalmology, and Director of NYU Langone Eye Center, NYU Langone Medical Center
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
NYU Langone Medical Center

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