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Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium - August 2019

August 29, 2019 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Clark Center Auditorium
James H. Clark Center, 318 Campus Drive, Stanford University
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Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Clark Center Auditorium


1:00PM - 4:00PM

Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium

1:00PM - Introduction

Carla Shatz, David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X
Harvey Cohen, Deborah E. Addicott - John A. Kriewall and Elizabeth A. Haehl Family Professor in Pediatrics

1:15PM - Elastic polymeric electronics for high throughput and high density mapping of cardiac arrhythmogenic activity

Anson Lee, Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Zhenan Bao, K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor, by courtesy, of Materials Science & Engineering and of Chemistry

1:40PM - A Novel Approach Towards Drug Screening Using Single Cell Experiments, Isolated Heart Preparations, Multiscale Modeling, and Machine Learning

Ellen Kuhl, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Kinya Seo, Instructor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Euan Ashley’s lab

2:05PM - Exploring the evolution of human brain development with cerebral cortical spheroids

Hunter Fraser, Associate Professor of Biology;
Sergiu Pasca, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences;
Rachel Agoglia, PhD candidate in Genetics

2:30PM - Engineered Molecular Transport for Directing Neural Development

Zev Bryant, Associate Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Structural Biology
Lin Ning, postdoctoral research fellow in Neurobiology in Michael Lin’s lab

2:55PM - From taxa to pathways: unraveling the metabolic impact of the gut microbiome in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dennis Wall, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Systems Medicine) and Biomedical Data Science
Michael Snyder, Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics

3:20PM - A gut feeling: Mechano- and chemo-sensory inputs controlling adaptive intestinal growth

Lucy O’Brien, Assistant Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology
Anna Kim, postdoctoral research fellow in Molecular & Cellular Physiology in Lucy O’Brien’s lab

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Reception and Scientific Poster Session