This course focuses on state-of-the art technologies and scientific discoveries in biomedical engineering. Experimental design/analysis topics will include proper controls, statistics, data presentation, and data interpretation. These types of technologies to be included are in the areas of epigenetics and genetics, molecular and cellular biology, proteins, mechanics and materials science, modeling and simulation, high-throughput omics, and/or imaging. Seminal articles from top-tier journals in the field of biomedical engineering will also be selected and discussed in class. The chosen articles will span a wide range of topic areas including articles that focus on basic science as well as fundamental engineering. Student-based discussion is a key component of the teaching approach utilized.