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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 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

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Alison Marsden
    Talk Title: Assessment of cardiac output effects on bioprosthetic pulmonary valve behavior using magnetic resonance velocimetry
    Event: 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Zhenan Bao
    Talk Title: Conjugated Carbon Cyclic Nanoring as Additives for Intrinsically Stretchable Semiconducting Polymers
    Event: 2019 MRS Fall Meeting

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Bioengineering
    Faculty Advisor: Scott Delp
    Talk Title: Subtalamic deep brain stimulation at 60 Hz and 140 Hz improves gait features in people with Parkinson’s disease
    Event: 2019 International Society of Biomechanics Congress

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Radiology
    Faculty Advisor: Sanjiv Sam Gambhir
    Talk Title: Photoacoustic and fluorescent molecular imaging of bacterial infections: development, preclinical evaluation and means for clinical translation
    Event: World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC2019)
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Biology
    Faculty Advisor: Liqun Luo
    Talk Title: Large-scale circuit dynamics in the cortex-cerebellum network
    Event: 29th Annual Society for the Neural Control of Movement Meeting - Mark was one of a few postdocs chosen by the conference organizers to receive the NCM Award in recognition of his work.
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Sattely
    Talk Title: Promiscuity of dirigent proteins and their application for lignan analog synthesis
    Event: American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting 2019

     

  • Awarded in 2019

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

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Zhenan Bao
    Talk Title: Rational design strategies for tough self-healing materials
    Event: 2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Sean Follmer
    Talk Title: Investigating the detection of bimanual haptic retargeting in virtual reality
    Event: 25th Association for Computing Machinery Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology - Eric received the Best Short Paper award at the event.

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Electrical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Leonidas Guibas
    Talk Title: Learning a generative model for multi-step human-object interactions from video
    Event: Eurographics 2019 - He's work received the best paper honorable mention award.

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Scott Delp
    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 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Zhenan Bao
    Talk Title: Molecularly engineering polymers for biodegradable and stretchable electronic
    Event: American Chemical Society 2019 - Helen was invited to participated as a Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Future Faculty Scholar. These scholars are chosen by conference organizers and ad hoc members of the selection committee as talented postdocs who have made significant contributions to their respective fields within polymer materials science and engineering.
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Ellen Kuhl and Alison Marsden
    Talk Title: Investigating the effects of viscous material properties in a pumping heart
    Event: 15th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics - Oguz received a travel award from the organizing committee that included his registration and accommodations.

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Microbiology & Immunology
    Faculty Advisor: Garry Nolan
    Talk Title: Mapping the spatial architecture of acute myeloid leukemia in the bone marrow microenvironment by multiplexed ion beam imaging
    Event: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer 34th Annual Meeting (SITC 2019)
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Pathology
    Faculty Advisor: Birgitt Schuele
    Talk Title: Downregulation of alpha-synuclein via CRISPR interference in patient-derived stem cell model of Parkinson’s Disease
    Event: Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases Congress - AD/PD™ Lisbon, 2019
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

  • Awarded in 2019

    Home Department: Chemical Engineering
    Faculty Advisor: Gerald Fuller
    Talk Title: The hydrodynamic breadboard: clog-free cell sorting using hydrodynamic obstacles
    Event: 2019 Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics Gordon Research Seminar - Endre received a travel award from the GRS to cover the conference fee.
    Supported by The Matthew Frank Family

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