Description: Seminar, two hours; outside study, four hours. Designed for graduate bioengineering students. Seminar by leading academic and industrial bioengineers from UCLA, other universities, and bioengineering companies such as Baxter, Amgen, Medtronics, and Guidant on development and application of recent technological advances in discipline. Exploration of cutting-edge developments and challenges in wound healing models, stem cell biology, angiogenesis, signal transduction, gene therapy, cDNA microarray technology, bioartificial cultivation, nano- and micro-hybrid devices, scaffold engineering, and bioinformatics. S/U grading.