USD Hosts Biomaterials Day

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Society for Biomaterials hosts its interdisciplinary biomedical engineering conference "Biomaterials Day" this Thursday, May 11.

Beginning at 8 a.m. at the University Center’s Avera Hall in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the conference will feature speakers Tanmay Lele of the University of Florida and Stephanie Bryant of the University of Colorado-Boulder. The plenary speaker will be Adam Hoppe from South Dakota State University.

This year’s conference will focus on biomechanics and immunotherapy for advancement in healthcare.

For additional information, please visit the Biomaterial Day registration page.

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