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2001 Summer Bioengineering Conference

Snowbird, Utah
June 27 - July 1, 2001

Dear Colleagues:

The Bioengineering Division of the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers cordially invites your attendance at
the 2001 Summer Bioengineering Conference. The meeting will
be cosponsored by the Biomedical Engineering Society, the
American Institute for Chemical Engineering, and the
Biophysical Society. An outstanding scientific program has
been planned with Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Tutorials,
Student Competition as well as Oral and Poster Sessions in a
spectacular surrounding. Submissions of abstracts in all
areas of biomechanics and bioengineering are invited. In
addition special sessions are planned at the conference

Protein Mechanics
Molecular Biomechanics
Cell & Tissue Engineering
Contractile Properties of Non-muscle cells

Upper Extremity Mechanics
Spine and Impact
Sports Bioengineering
Soft Tissue
Cell/Biomaterials Interactions

Pediatric Biomechanics
Geriatric Biomechanics
Image Guided Surgery
Fluid Mechanics of Interventional
Biological Mass Transport

Tissue Biomechanics
Tissue Adaptation and Growth
Mechanotransduction in the Lung
Bio-heat Transfer
Wound Healing
Mechanics of Artificial Blood Substitutes
Drug Delivery

Mechanisms of Vascular Cell Activation
Cardiac Valves
Intravascular Devices
Blood Flow Imaging
Virtual Reality/Flow Visualization
Cardiovascular System Simulation

Biological Techniques
Imaging and Microscopy
DNA Chip Technology in

Plenary Lectures:
_ Michael P. Sheetz, PhD, Columbia University: Force
Transduction in Cell Motility
_ Peter J. Hunter, DPhil, University of Auckland:
Electromechanics of the Heart – From Cell and Tissue
Properties to the Intact Organ
_ Speaker to be announced: Molecular Biomechanics

Abstract Submission:
Abstracts are to be submitted electronically and on hardcopy
for publication on 8.5 x 11" paper. The formatting and
electronic submission instructions, as well as general
information about the meeting may be obtained from

Program Chair:
Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein, Ph.D
Department of Bioengineering
The Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0412, USA
Ph. 858 534-3852
Fax.: 858 534-6896

December 15, 2000 Submission of Abstracts
March 15, 2001 Notification of Authors

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