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2011 Election of International Chinese Hard Tissue Society (ICHTS) Officers

International Chinese Hard Tissue Society (ICHTS)

2011 Election of ICHTS Officers

The International Chinese Hard Tissue Society calls for nominations of the following
important Officers of the Board of Directors (BOD)

President-Elect (Chair of the Program Committee of ICHTS, 2011-2013)
Chair of Communication Committee of ICHTS (2011-2013)
Chair of Membership Committee of ICHTS (2011-2013)
Chair of China Development Committee (2011-2013)

ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeleton Health Webcast now Available on internet

Dr. X. Sherry Liu won a Young Investigator Award and was also selected (from 24 awardees) to give a podium presentation at the ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeleton Health (March 21-22, 2011). At the forum, Dr. Liu presented recent collaborative work with BBL on pre-menopausal and post-menopausal microstructural differences between Chinese American and Caucasian women. Her talk is now available at the ASBMR website. See more at http://www.asbmr.org/TopicalMeetings/Webcasts.aspx

2nd Impact Factor of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering journal

The Thomson Reuters just released its 2010 Impact Factors of SCI journals. The Biomedical Engineering Society journal Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, founded and co-Edited by Dr. X. Edward Guo and others, received encouraging 2nd year Impact factor of 1.568, more than doubling its 1st Impact Factor of 0.727.

BBL will present the latest research progress at the ASBMR 2011 Annual Meeting

Graduate student Ji Wang in BBL was selected to give an oral presentation at the ASBMR 2011 Annual Meeting and won a 2011 ASBMR Young Investigator Travel Grant. Congratulations to Ji!!! Graduate students Bin Zhou and Andrew Baik, and BBL collaborator Dr. X. Sherry Liu, were were also selected to present in the poster session. The ASBMR 2011 Annual Meeting will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, September 16-20, 2011.

BBL Farewell Lunch for Joris and Ian

BBL held a going away lunch party at Dinosaur BBQ for Joris Veldkamp, our exchange student from Netherlands and Ian Gu, postdoctoral fellow in the BBL. Ed brought his son Jonathan, who graduated from lower school into middle school. Everyone had a good time. Best luck, Joris and Ian.

BBL Helps Annual Collegiate 5th Grader Visit to Biomedical Engineering Department

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Biomechanics and Computational Medicine Workshop 2011 seeks fellows/researchers

The Advanced Workshop on Biomechanics and Computational Medicine is scheduled to be held at Peking University, Beijing, China from July 20 to 23 and is seeking junior fellows and researchers.

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Lab farewell party for Jun

On March 10th, 2011, the Bone Bioengineering Laboratory celebrated and said farewell to Jun by going to the lab's favorite hot pot restaurant in Flushing! Jun was a visiting doctoral student from Tsinghua University and spent 2 years doing fantastic work in FEA and cell mechanics. His goofy antics will surely be missed!

Alumnus and collaborator Dr. X. Sherry Liu presented at the ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health and won a Young Investigator Award

Bin, Dr. X. Sherry Liu, and Dr. X. Edward Guo attended the ASBMR Forum on Aging and Skeletal Health. Dr. X. Sherry Liu won Young Investigator Award and was also selected (from 24 awardees) for podium presentation. Dr. Liu presented recent collaborative work with Bone Lab on Pre-menopausal and post-menopausal microstructural differences between Chinese American and Caucasians. Mr. Bin Zhou presented a poster on bone microstructural analyses in African, Hispanics, and Caucasian American women.ASBMR ForumASBMR Forum

Chinese-American Bone Microstructure in press in JBMR

The pre-menopausal Chinese-American study is in press in the prestigious Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Congratulations, Sherry! The paper is highlighted on the JBMR website "Accepted Article" section.

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