Posts Categorized: April 2012

April 2012 eNewsletter

Featured Interview – Bin He

Bin He, IEEE Fellow, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, discusses the importance of the IEEE Life Sciences Initiative.

Computational Biology Corner

By Mathukumalli Vidyasagar
(This is the first article in a continuing feature of the Newsletter.)
“Computational biology” is a phrase that means different things to different people, ranging all the way from sequence alignment, to turning very short “reads” of DNA fragments into a complete …

Welcome to the IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter

By Nitish Thakor
Welcome to the inaugural issue of the IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter. The Newsletter will bring you news of current developments and views of future prospects in the converging worlds of life sciences and engineering.
Advances in life sciences such as cell biology, genomics, and …

About the Newsletter

The IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter is a new initiative to bring forth interesting articles and informative interviews within the exciting field of life sciences every month. Please subscribe to the Newsletter to receive notification each month when new articles are published.

April 2012 Contributors

Bin HeBin He is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor, a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Neuroscience, and Director of Biomedical Functional Imaging and Neuroengineering Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. Read more

Mathukumalli VidyasagarMathukumalli Vidyasagar received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, in 1965, 1967 and 1969 respectively. Between 1969 and 1989, he was a professor of Electrical Engineering at various universities in the USA and Canada. Read more

Nitish V. ThakorNitish V. Thakor is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, as well as the Director of the newly formed institute for neurotechnology, SiNAPSE, at the National University of Singapore. Read more

Luke P. LeeLuke P. Lee is a 2010 Ho-Am Laureate. He is an Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley, the Director of the Biomedical Institute of Global Healthcare Research & Technology (BIGHEART) and a co-director of the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center. Read more