By Maryam Tabrizian (Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, James McGill Professor, McGill and Associate Member, Sainte-Justine Hospital). Dr. Tabrizian works on surface and biointerface, and the modification of the biomaterials and their surfacec to make them more attractive for the biological environment.
She will focus her talk on the use of chitosan, a polysaccharide or ‘complex sugar’ , that is available in various forms in our foods and acts as a shell or biocompatible material. This material is body-environment friendly. Reception follows talk in entrance hall of Museum. Everyone Welcome. No reservation necessary.
With generous support from McGill Faculty of Dentistry.