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Travel Award Recipients

Photo of 5 Travel Award recipients standing in the Clark Center courtyard.

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 2018

    Home Department: Biology
    Faculty Advisor: Dominique Bergmann
    Talk Title: Dynamics of developmental strategies that drive cell identity and plasticity
    Event: Society for Developmental Biology 78th Annual Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Materials Science & Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Eric Appel
    Talk Title: Supramolecular Hydrogels for Sustained Release and Enhanced Thermal Stability of Biotherapeutics
    Event: World Biomaterials Congress 2020
    Awarded in 2019
    Talk Title: Supramolecular Hydrogels for Sustained Release and Enhanced Thermal Stability of Biotherapeutics
    Event: 2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Alfred Spormann
    Talk Title: A redox-active hydrogel mediates electron transfer for efficient electrosynthetic hydrogen evolution via three classes of hydrogenases
    Event: 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting
     

     

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Zhenan Bao
    Talk Title: Improved capacitive pressure sensor design methodology using pyramidal microstructures for specialized monitoring of biosignals
    Event: 2020 MRS Spring and Fall Meeting & Exhibit
     

     

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Faculty Advisor: Amit Etkin
    Talk Title: Elucidating the causality in "causal brain circuits": When do we need etiological brain-circuit biomarkers?
    Event: Annual Meeting of Organization of Human Brain Mapping 2020
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Microbiology & Immunology
    Faculty Advisor: Garry Nolan
    Talk Title: Prediction of anti-PD-1 immunotherapy response in cutaneous T cell lymphoma by highly multiplexed tissue imaging
    Event: German Society of Pathology Annual Meeting 2020
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Radiology
    Faculty Advisor: Shreyas Vasanawala
    Talk Title: Ungated, motion robust, simultaneous cardiac and liver T2* quantification via rosette k-Space sampling
    Event: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s 28th Annual Meeting - Adam received a Magna Cum Laude abstract award for his talk.
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Developmental Biology
    Faculty Advisor: Julie Baker
    Talk Title: Poeciliopsis maternal follicle transcriptomes reveal importance of placenta and secretory genes in the emergence of live-birth

  • Awarded in 2020
    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisors: Brian Hargreaves and Garry Gold
    Talk Title: Bilateral femoral cartilage T2 asymmetry analysis for the detection of early osteoarthritic degeneration
    Event:
    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s 28th Annual Meeting
    Awarded in 2019
    Faculty Advisors: Brian Hargreaves and Marc Levenston
    Talk Title: Cluster Analysis of T2 Relaxation Times in Superficial and Deep Cartilage: Detecting Early Changes in ACL-Reconstructed Knees
    Event: Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2019

  • Awarded in 2020
    Home Department: Bioengineering
    Faculty Advisor: Gary Glover
    Talk Title: Simultaneous fMRI/fMRE reveals BOLD and viscoelastic changes in the cerebellum during motor planning
    Event: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s 28th Annual Meeting

    Awarded in 2019
    Talk Title: Simultaneous fMRE and fMRI measures the viscoelastic and BOLD responses of the human brain to functional activation in the visual cortex
    Event: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s 27th Annual Meeting

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Scott Delp
    Talk Title: Combining simulations and experiments to design a muscle coordination retraining strategy that reduces knee contact force
    Event: 2020 CAMS-Knee Opensim Workshop at ETH Zurich
    Awarded in 2019
    Talk Title: Personalization improves the efficacy of gait modifications at reducing the knee adduction moment in individuals with medial knee osteoarthritis
    Event: 2019 International Society of Biomechanics Congress - Scott's abstract was selected as a David Winter Young Investigator Award Finalist.

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Immunology
    Faculty Advisor: Sean Bendall
    Talk Title: An integrated multi-omic single cell atlas to redefine human B cell memory
    Event: Keystone: B Cell Renaissance: Epigenetics, Regulation and Immunotherapy 2020
     

     

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Chemistry
    Faculty Advisor: W.E. Moerner
    Talk Title: Measurement of the depth-dependence of point spread functions near the glass-water interface in high-numerical aperture microscopy
    Event:
    Quantitative BioImaging 2020
    Awarded in 2019
    Talk Title: A tilted light sheet for single-molecule super-resolution imaging in thick cells
    Event: Quantitative BioImaging Conference 2019

    Awarded in 2018
    Talk Title: Modeling engineered point spread functions for 3D single-molecule localization microscopy
    Event: Quantitative BioImaging Conference 2018

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Biophysics
    Faculty Advisor: KC Huang
    Talk Title: The effects of temperature on cell growth
    Event: New Physical Models of Cell Growth 2020
    Awarded in 2017
    Talk Title: Supergrowth: Effect of osmotic oscillations on the rate of cell growth and the regulation of the proteome
    Event: American Society for Cell Biology and the European Molecular Biology Organization 2017 Meeting

  • Awarded in 2020

    Home Department: Applied Physics
    Faculty Advisor: Ron Dror
    Talk Title: Deep learning on 3D structures: Applications in biology
     

     

  • Awarded in 2013

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: David Camarillo
    Talk Title: Comparing in vivo head impact kinematics from American football with laboratory drop and linear impactor head impact kinematics
    Event:
    2013 American Society of Mechanical Engineering Summer Bioengineering Conference

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Zhenan Bao
    Talk Title: Morphing Electronics for Growing Tissue
    Event: 2019 MRS Fall Meeting
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Computer Science
    Faculty Advisor: Anshul Kundaje and William Greenleaf
    Talk Title: Unsupervised deep learning for interpretation of human genetic variation
    Event: American Society of Human Genetics 2019 Annual Meeting

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Bioengineering
    Faculty Advisor: Fan Yang
    Talk Title: Collagen I-mediated stem cell mechanotransduction depends on solvent type
    Event: Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 2019 - Alice was selected to receive a BMES Career Development Award at the event.

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Bioengineering
    Faculty Advisor: KC Huang
    Talk Title: A biosurfactant maintains viability in anoxic conditions by depolarizing the membrane in B. subtilis
    Event: 2019 West Coast Bacterial Physiologists
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

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