Bio-X Undergraduate Summer Research Program Poster with the talk titles below, and showing photos of faculty speakers

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Don't miss more talks recorded by additional Stanford faculty mentoring Stanford Bio-X undergraduates - check them out below!


June 22

Natalia Gomez-Ospina (Pediatrics - Medical Genetics and Stem Cell Transplantation)

Engineering the blood to treat the brain

Jason Yeatman (Pediatrics, Education, and Psychology)

The Neural Circuitry of Literacy

H. Craig Heller (Biology)

Fixing the Learning Disability Associated with Down Syndrome

June 29

Fan Yang (Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering)

Engineering Biology through Biomaterials Design: from Tissue Regeneration to Modeling Cancer

Danielle Mai (Chemical Engineering)

Calcium-Responsive Proteins as Muscle-Mimetic Materials [SUNet login required]

Todd Coleman (Bioengineering)

Monitoring the Electrical Patterns of the Human Digestive System [SUNet login required]

July 6

Juliet Knowles (Neurology & Neurological Sciences and Pediatrics - Operations)

Pediatric Epilepsy: Could Myelin Be an Unexpected Culprit?

Onn Brandman (Biochemistry)

Cellular Stress Responses [SUNet login required]

Ravindra Majeti (Medicine - Hematology)

The Development of CD47 Antibodies in Myeloid Malignancies [SUNet login required]

July 13

Josef Parvizi (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Exploring the Human Mind with Intracranial Recordings and Electrical Stimulations

William Giardino (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Extended Amygdala Neuropeptide Circuit Mechanisms of Emotional Arousal

Dennis Wall (Pediatrics - Systems Medicine and Biomedical Data Science)

Innovation in Healthcare

July 20

Steven Banik (Chemistry)

Development of Next-Generation Therapeutic Modalities

Kara Davis (Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology)

Predicting Patient Outcomes from Single Cells in Childhood Cancer

Richard Frock (Radiation Oncology - Radiation & Cancer Biology

Cutting and Pasting: DNA Repair Artistry in Non-Cycling Cells

July 27

Karla Kirkegaard (Genetics and Microbiology & Immunology)

Viral Evolution

Gen Shinozaki (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Game Changing Approach for Delirium: Bispectral EEG (BSEEG) for Detection of Delirium and Prediction of Patient Outcomes

Matthew Porteus (Pediatrics - Cancer Biology)

Advancing Homologous Recombination Based Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

August 3

Laura Prolo (Neurosurgery)

Molecular Mechanisms of Pediatric High-Grade Glioma Invasion [SUNet login required]

David Relman (Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunology)

Human-Microbe Relationships

Kwabena Boahen (Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering)

Silicon Brain: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

August 10

Michelle James (Radiology and Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Detecting and Tracking Immune Responses in the Brain and Beyond Using PET

Soichi Wakatsuki (Photon Science Directorate and Structural Biology)

How SARS-COV2 Proteases Interact with Human Host Cell Proteins

Kerwyn Casey Huang (Bioengineering and Microbiology & Immunology)

Thinking Small [SUNet login required]

August 17

Lauren O’Connell (Biology)

Ecological Tuning of Animal Physiology and Behavior

Yang Sun (Ophthalmology)

Gene Therapy in Treating Blindness: Optic Nerve and Retinal Regeneration [SUNet login required]

Hunter Fraser (Biology)

Using Hybrids to Reveal What Makes Us Human [SUNet login required]

August 24

Daniel Jarosz (Chemical & Systems Biology and Developmental Biology)

Epigenetics Beyond the Chromosome [SUNet login required]

Calvin Kuo (Medicine - Hematology)

Using Organoids to Model Human Disease [SUNet login required]

Birgitt Schuele (Pathology)

Human iPSC Tool Box for Modeling of Parkinson’s Disease [SUNet login required]



More of the Stanford faculty mentoring Stanford Bio-X Undergraduate Summer Research Program participants this summer generously volunteered to pre-record talks about their careers and research to share with the cohort.

Shirit Einav (Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunology)

Understanding the Pathogenesis of Severe Dengue Infection via an Integrated Single Cell Approach [SUNet login required]

Jonathan Payne (Geological Sciences)

The Sixth Mass Extinction: A Geological Perspective [SUNet login required]

Ian Gotlib (Psychology)

Early Life Stress, Neurodevelopment, and Adolescents' Response to the Pandemic [SUNet login required]