CEC and NSU's Cell Therapy Institute Host Joint Research Symposium

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The College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) in conjunction with the Cell Therapy Institute at NSU held a joint symposium on Thursday March 9th, 2017, named the Translational Medicine, Engineering, and Computing (Trans-MEC) Research Symposium. About 25 researchers from both CEC and the Cell Therapy Institute, along with faculty members from the College of Psychology and the the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography presented and shared their innovative, leading edge research. The event was co-chaired by Dr. Richard Jove, Director of the Cell Therapy Institute and Distinguished Research Professor, and Dr. Yair Levy, Professor of Information Systems and Cybersecurity, CEC. The topics presented ranged from stem cell based therapy for advanced cardiovascular diseases, innovative new cancer therapies, advanced computational modeling for engineered tissue formation, cybersecurity and social engineering, molecular biology and genomics to understanding the deep sea and marine organisms. The event was organized to promote additional multi-disciplinary and computational intensive research projects that can help continue excel NSU into a leading research institution.


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