LABMP 590: Technology and the Future of Medicine

CCIS 1-140, T R 2:00 - 3:20 pm

Lecture Schedule

                             Fall 2015 Schedule for LABMP 590 “Technology and the Future of Medicine” CCIS L1-140, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 - 3:20 pm.

Note: Schedule subject to change

 

Course Schedule: (Two faculty members are responsible for each teaching session.)

September    1       Introduction/The Future of Medicine
                                        
Kim Solez (EW)

                         3     The Technological Singularity Explained and Promoted
                                         Kim Solez (EW) 2 pm

                            Engineering Tomorrow Entrepreneurship in Medicine/Innovation
                                       
Shawna Pandya (KS) 6 pm in eHub space 9007 Hub Mall.

                         8     Free Will and the Future of Medicine
                                        
Kiera Prasad (KS/EW)  2 pm

                              Engineering Tomorrow Entrepreneurship Workshop                                 
                           
            Shawna Pandya (KS) 6 pm in eHub space 9007 Hub Mall .
                           

              10      Introduction to Regenerative Medicine
                        
    Kim Solez  (EW) 2 pm

                         Promise and Perils of AI Part I
                            
 Richard Sutton (KS) 6 pm in eHub space 9007 Hub Mall.

                        15       Promise and Perils of AI Part II
                                         Osmar Zaiane (KS)                     

                        17     Promise and Perils of AI Part III   
                                        Osmar Zaiane (KS) 

                         22    Promise and Perils of AI Part IV
                          
            Osmar Zaiane (KS) 

                         24    There's Still  Plenty of Room At The Bottom
                          
            Ross Lockwood (KS)

                         29    Medical Ethics in a World of Robots
                                      
(What we will allow when everything is possible)
                                        Kiera Prasad (KS/EW)

 

October        1      Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology 
                           
    Ross Lockwood (EW) International Longevity Day Celebration

                      6       Real Life on Fake Mars 
                           
    Ross Lockwood (EW)

                      8      Second Life/Virtual Worlds and Medicine

                               Rashid Kashani (EW)

                    13      Spirituality and the Singularity
                                Kiera Prasad (KS/EW)

                    15     Mid-Term Exam

                    20     Techniques&the Future: Optogenetics Meets CRISPR
                                Consolato Sergi (EW)

                    22     Promise and Perils of AI Part V
               
                Patrick Pilarski (KS)

                    27    Bioengineered Kidney&Future of Regenerative Medicine I  
                             Jason Wertheim (by Skype) (KS) (Flipped classroom)

                    29     Bioengineered Kidney&Future of Regenerative Medicine II
                               Harald Ott (by Skype) (KS) (Flipped classroom)

November    3    A Big Picture wish for Diversity: Solving the General Case Saves the Human Race

                              Uzzwal Bhandary 

                   

                           Technology and the Body (Flipped classroom)
                              
Jonathan White (KS)

Dead line for choosing topic and mentor

                      (9-15) Fall Reading Week

                           17     Quantum Biology Part I
                                          Jack Tuszynski (KS)

                           19     Quantum Biology Part II
                                          Jack Tuszynski (KS)

                           24    Join with CMPUT 366 - Intelligent Systems class in CSC B-10 at 2pm

                                    Rich Sutton (KS/EW)

                           26    LGBTQ Inclusion and the Singularity
                                    
Jan Buterman (KS) Paper due

December        1    Promise and Perils of Biotech
                                  Robert Rennie (KS)

                                  (Anthrax infection used as focus for discussion)


                          
3     Student presentations (KS/EW) 2-3:30pm

                   

 The above schedule and procedures in this course are subject to change in the event of extenuating circumstances.

 

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For further information:
 Preeti Kuttikat          or            Kim Solez, M.D.

780-407-8385 banffap@ualberta.ca                      780-710-1644 Kim.Solez@Ualberta.ca



 

 


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