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CUBE: 1 st General Meeting. Sept. 17, 2003 6pm BA1200. http://www.ecf.utoronto.ca/~cube. Club for Undergraduate Biomedical Engineers. Biomedical Engineering
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CUBE: 1st General Meeting Sept. 17, 2003 6pm BA1200 http://www.ecf.utoronto.ca/~cube
Club for Undergraduate Biomedical Engineers Biomedical Engineering • It is an interdisciplinary field that deals with the invention and design of materials, compounds and devices, used for biological or medical applications, that are not found in nature. • Using engineering knowledge to answer questions in biology and medicine Forward Problem of Electroencephalography (EEG) “Current Density Imaging (CDI)” (Joy)
Personal Motivation • Human Health – the most important goal • Humans are the focus • Enables people to live life enjoyably and be productive • Advances eliminate the problems due to the most basic health hindrances (ex.Cancer, Aids, Hunger) A)Appearance of BAM at implant “Bladder Acellular Matrix” (Woodhouse)
CUBE: Areas of Interest • Student run club – do what we want, all disciplines • Events planned by all • give and take • valuable experience • Activities: Ananth, Jamil • Corporate: Aziz • Ext Relations: Charudutt • Publicity: Payam • Research & Healthcare: Ishan • Social: Alborz • Finance: Maham,Roshan • Webmaster: Kenny BIO2003: Washington, DC
What does CUBE do?? • Provides a community where individuals who share similar academic and industrial interests can interact and exchange ideas. • Give you exposure to related industries • Makes you better prepared for Post-Graduate studies
Why join Cube? • Discover the cutting-edge research taking place in academia and industry. • Expand your knowledge base of current medical therapies and treatments. • Pharmaceutical / Biotech company visits. • Develop strong networking skills. • Attend International conferences and meet key pioneers in the field. • Find students who have similar interests across Canadian universities.
CONFERENCES AND INDUSTRY TOURS • During the summer, CUBE Members attended the BIO2003 Conference as volunteers. • BMES Conference is taking place on October 4th, 2003.
IBBME Lecture Series
Events: Wine and Cheese Graduate Talk Can Engineers go to Medical School (yes but why?!?) Lecture Series Summer Jobs at IBBME Industry Talk