38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)
IEEE 2017 Life Sciences Conference
Sydney, Australia
December 2017

Multi-society Perspectives on
"Personalized Healthcare & Wearables"

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4-7 September 2016

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IEEE Healthcom 2016
14-17 September, 2016 • Munich, Germany

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Why IEEE & Life Sciences?

Traditionally, the term life sciences has referred to several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that describe living organisms and their organization... Read more

Video Spotlight

This tiny particle could roam your body to find tumors

This Tiny Particle Could Roam Your Body to Find Tumors

Physician, bioengineer and entrepreneur Sangeeta Bhatia leads a multidisciplinary lab that searches for novel ways to understand, diagnose and treat human disease. Her target: the two-thirds of deaths due to cancer that she says are fully preventable. She breaks down complex nanoparticle science and shares her dream for a radical new cancer test that could save millions of lives.

TED Talks Live: with Sangeeta Bhatia

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Feature Article

Deadly and beautiful: The mesmerizing images of cancer research

Deadly and beautiful: The mesmerizing images of cancer research

By Laurie McGinley

The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Close Up 2016 project has collected over 80 striking images of cancer-related cells, tissues and molecules from researchers at two dozen of the nation's leading cancer centers. These images represent important frontiers in cancer research, using cutting-edge molecular microscopy techniques.

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Education & Careers

Life sciences is a wide and dynamic field that is being energized by other disciplines. The boom that has been already observed in the bio-medical domain is extending to other areas of life sciences, accompanied by many career opportunities and more exciting challenges for educational institutions.

Upcoming Activities of Interest to the IEEE Life Sciences Community

Enroll Now for an "Introduction to Systems Biology"
Learn how to model and simulate complex and dynamic behavior in biological systems in this online, edX course.

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