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Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium - August 2016

August 24, 2016 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Clark Center Seminar Room S360
James H. Clark Center 318 Campus Drive West, Stanford, CA 94305
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Seed Grants

Photo of IIP poster session in progress.By enabling scientists involved in technology development to work in highly collaborative ways with discovery scientists across a broad array of disciplines, the Bio-X program accelerates the pace of innovation. Bio-X is a fertile environment for visionaries, and the IIP awards give them the seed-funding they need to allow high-risk ideas to germinate and grow. In this way, the IIP awards have a unique purpose and profound rewards.

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Event agenda:

1:00PM - Introduction

Carla Shatz, David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X

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1:10PM - Carla Shatz (Biology)

Co-PI: K. Christopher Garcia (Molecular and Cellular Physiology)

A Novel Amyloid-Beta Receptor Driving Synapse Loss in Alzheimer’s Disease

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1:30PM - Peter Maxim (Radiation Oncology)

Co-PIs: Billy Loo (Radiation Oncology), Erik Mittra (Radiology - Nuclear Medicine), and Viswam Nair (Medicine)

Correlation of High-Resolution Imaging of Regional Lung Ventilation by Single Energy CT with SPECT Ventilation Images

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1:50PM - Judith Frydman (Biology)

PI: Anne Brunet (Genetics)

Building a Toolbox of Proteostasis Sensors to Monitor the Aging Brain

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2:10PM - Dimitre Hristov (Radiation Oncology)

Co-PIs: Yan Xia (Chemistry) and Brian Hargreaves (Radiology)

Radiation-Sensitized Nanocarriers for MR-Guided Radiation Therapy and Drug Delivery

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2:30PM - H.-S. Philip Wong (Electrical Engineering)

Co-PIs: Ada Poon (Electrical Engineering), Demir Akin (Radiology), and Michael McConnell (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Smaller than Small: Probing Living Cells with Wireless Sensors

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2:50PM - Ellen Yeh (Biochemistry and Pathology)

Co-PI: Joshua Elias (Chemical & Systems Biology)

Discovering the Malaria Plastid Organelle Proteome

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3:10PM - Pehr Harbury (Biochemistry)

Co-PI/Co-Presenter: Tushar Desai (Internal Medicine and Pulmonary & Critical Care)

In Situ Transcriptome Profiling in Histological Sections

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3:30PM - Sindy Tang (Mechanical Engineering)

PI: Jason Andrews (Medicine - Infectious Diseases)

Rapid Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Identification Using Droplet Microfluidics

3:50PM - Closing Comments

4:00PM - Reception and Poster Session

Nexus Café

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