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Travel Award Recipients

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The Bio-X Travel Awards Program gives graduate students and postdocs the opportunity to develop their public speaking skills, to travel and network with like-minded peers, and to learn new ideas that could potentially and positively affect their research.

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  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Cardiovascular Institute
    Faculty Advisor: Joseph Wu
    Talk Title: Cell Type-Specific Chromatin Signatures Underline Regulatory DNA Elements in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Cardiac Cells
    Event: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017 - Mingtao was selected as one of 5 finalists for the Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Research Prize, for which he received a plaque and a monetary award.
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Genetics
    Faculty Advisor: Michael Snyder
    Talk Title: Functional regulatory mechanism of smooth muscle cell-restricted LMOD1 coronary artery disease locus
    Event: American Society of Human Genetics 2017 Annual Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Neurobiology
    Faculty Advisor: Andrew Huberman
    Talk Title: Connecting the retina to the brain: specificity of subcortical targeting
    Event: The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2017 Annual Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Radiation Oncology
    Faculty Advisor: Edward Graves
    Talk Title: CD8+ T cells Prevent Circulating Tumor Cell Recruitment After Radiation
    Event: The 15th International Tumor Microenvironment Workshop
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Bioengineering/Byers Center for Biodesign
    Faculty Advisor: Paul Yock
    Talk Title: The Value-oriented Health Economic Environment: What Every Innovator Should Know
    Event: 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Neurology & Neurological Sciences
    Faculty Advisor: Paul George
    Talk Title: In vivo electrical stimulation of neural stem cells via a conductive polymer scaffold to enhance stroke recovery
    Event: 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Chemical & Systems Biology
    Faculty Advisor: James Chen
    Talk Title: Optical control of neural ablation in zebrafish as a model for secondary injury mechanisms
    Event: Society for Neuroscience – Neuroscience 2017
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Radiation Oncology
    Faculty Advisor: Guillem Pratx
    Talk Title: Single cell imaging using radioluminescence microscopy reveals an unexpected binding pattern for [18F]-HFB
    Event: World Molecular Imaging Congress 2017
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Biology
    Faculty Advisors: Mary Beth Mudgett and Elizabeth Sattely
    Talk Title: Metabolomics and Transcriptomics Implicate Acetylenic Compounds in Plant-Pathogen Interactions
    Event: Gordon Research Seminar on Plant Metabolic Engineering
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Computer Science
    Faculty Advisor: Leonidas Guibas
    Talk Title: Discrete (Multi-) Vector Field Design: Representations, Applications and Challenges
    Event: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Industrial and Applied Geometry (GD17)
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Biology
    Faculty Advisor: Hunter Fraser
    Talk Title: Spatially varying allele specific expression in Drosophila hybrids
    Event: Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Radiation Oncology
    Faculty Advisor: Albert Koong
    Talk Title: IRE1-XBP1 Signaling Facilitates Anti-tumor Effects by Inducing Immunogenic Cell Death in Triple-negative Breast Cancer
    Event: The 15th International Tumor Microenvironment Workshop
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Faculty Advisor: Amit Etkin
    Talk Title: Knowing How I Feel: The Role of Interoception in Emotion Processing and Regulation
    Event: 29th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Microbiology & Immunology
    Faculty Advisor: Helen Blau
    Talk Title: Telomere shortening as a hallmark of lethal dilated cardiomyopathy
    Event: 2017 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Telomere Conference
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2017

    Home Department: Radiology
    Faculty Advisor: Craig Levin
    Talk Title: Evaluation of a TOF-PET detector design that achieves ≤100 ps coincidence time resolution
    Event: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Radiology
    Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Dahl
    Talk Title: Tracking Blood Flow Changes in the Brains of Neonates using Angular-coherence-based Power Doppler
    Event: SPIE Medical Imaging 2019
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family
    Awarded in 2018
    Talk Title: In vivo Imaging of Blood Flow in the Brain using Coherence-based Power Doppler Ultrasound
    Event: Image Reconstruction from Millimetres to the Globe: Bridging the Gap Between Seismic and Medical Imaging
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Psychology
    Faculty Advisor: James Gross
    Talk Title: “Neglected moms” – from childhood emotional neglect to adjustment to motherhood
    Event: Child maltreatment and well-being (CMW II): Challenges across borders, research and practices
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

     

     

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Electrical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Norbert Pelc
    Talk Title: Surmounting the Aged Niche to Improve Skeletal Muscle Regeneration
    Event: International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family
    Awarded in 2017
    Talk Title: Novel IL6 Family Member is an Inducer of Quiescence that Augments Muscle Stem Cell Engraftment and Regeneration
    Event: The International Cell Senescence Association (ICSA) 2017 Conference

    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Biomedical Informatics
    Faculty Advisors: Hanlee Ji and Emma Brunskill
    Talk Title: CrowdVariant: a crowdsourcing approach to classify copy number variants
    Event: Pacific Symposium of Biocomputing 2019
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family
    Awarded in 2017
    Faculty Advisor: Anshul Kundaje
    Talk Title: Graph convolutional networks can encode three-dimensional genome architecture in deep learning models for genomics
    Event: 12th Women in Machine Learning Workshop

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Radiology
    Faculty Advisor: Jeremy Dahl
    Talk Title: Axially-segmented cylindrical array for intravascular shear wave imaging
    Event: SPIE Medical Imaging 2019
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

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