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Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium - August 2019

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Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium

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



  • Anson Lee, Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery; and 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 – Elastic polymeric electronics for high throughput and high density mapping of cardiac arrhythmogenic activity
  • Ellen Kuhl, Professor of Mechanical Engineering; and Kinya Seo, Instructor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Euan Ashley’s lab – A Novel Approach Towards Drug Screening Using Single Cell Experiments, Isolated Heart Preparations, Multiscale Modeling, and Machine Learning
  • Hunter Fraser, Associate Professor of Biology; Sergiu Pasca, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; and Rachel Agoglia, PhD candidate in Genetics – Exploring the evolution of human brain development with cerebral cortical spheroids
  • Zev Bryant, Associate Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Structural Biology; and Lin Ning, postdoctoral research fellow in Neurobiology in Michael Lin’s lab – Engineered Molecular Transport for Directing Neural Development
  • Dennis Wall, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Systems Medicine) and Biomedical Data Science; and Michael Snyder, Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics – From taxa to pathways: unraveling the metabolic impact of the gut microbiome in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Lucy O’Brien, Assistant Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology; and Anna Kim, postdoctoral research fellow in Molecular & Cellular Physiology in Lucy O’Brien’s lab – A gut feeling: Mechano- and chemo-sensory inputs controlling adaptive intestinal growth


Learn more at the event webpage!