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The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology provides the opportunity to stay informed about developments in technology and medicine associated with all types of biomedical engineering.

EMBS meetings include the opportunity to sit down with the speaker over dinner before the formal presentation. Get details here.

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Summary: Solid State Circuits Society Meeting
Wednesday, April 18, 2018. 6:00 - 8:00pm
Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara

Title: Neuroengineering the Next Decade
Speaker: Dejan Markovic
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UCLA

Abstract Summary:
Brain disease is a growing socioeconomic problem. In the US, chronic pain affects over 100 million people, with over $600B annual cost. Drug therapy has failed. The development of neuromodulation technology has become a major medical and social priority. Fueled by insights from clinical neuroscience and engineering, I will discuss a leading-edge technology that can make the fulfillment of memory restoration and the treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms highly likely.

Biography Summary:
Dejan Markovic is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also affiliated with UCLA Bioengineering Department, Neuroengineering field.

Attendance is free, but registration is strongly encouraged. Please go here for more information and registration.

Summary: Nanotechnology Council Meeting
Thursday April 26, 2018 - 9 am to 5 pm
SEMI Global Headquarters, 673 South Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas


Cost: $85; discounts for IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed.
Go here for more information and registration.

Give Back through the EnCorps Teaching Fellowship for STEM Professionals
The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program empowers STEM industry professionals to transform public education through teaching in high needs schools. Heading into their 10th year of public service, EnCorps offers a selective Fellowship through which STEM professionals can give back to students in need in a highly supported, low-risk way and explore a new career in teaching. EnCorps provides comprehensive training and support so Fellows are able to engage effectively with students and achieve real impact.

If you would like to learn more about how you can use your technical expertise and professional experience to help students, please join EnCorps next live webinar (or watch a recorded one), read their applicant FAQs, or get in touch with SF Bay Area Director David Taus or 510-708-3224.

When you are ready, you can start your application to the EnCorps Fellowship at The deadline for our 2018 cohort of Fellows is April 13, 2018. Apply now!

Bio2device Group Meeting
The Bio2Device Group (B2DG) is a premier organization dedicated to all professionals in the Life Sciences industry within the San Francisco Bay Area. Membership is free and open to anyone in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, Diagnostics, Healthcare, Life Science Tools, and Laboratory Service industries.

The Bio2Device Group's events provide the latest industry information through weekly educational programs and face-to-face interactive opportunities to build and maintain a career network. The educational talks are designed to help members keep up to date, continue to grow in their field, as well as explore other industry sectors and corporate functions.

More details are here.

SF Bay Area Biomedical Engineering Society Quarterly Meetings
February 7, May 2, August 1, and November 7 in 2017

The Mission of the BMES is to build and support the biomedical engineering community, locally, nationally and internationally, with activities designed to communicate recent advances, discoveries, and inventions; promote education and professional development; and integrate the perspectives of the academic, medical, governmental, and business sectors.

For more information, contact Denise Forkey, Co-Founder and President, (650) 799-9258 or

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