June 24

Zev Bryant (Bioengineering)

Engineering Molecular Motors

Sarah Heilshorn (Materials Science and Engineering)

Designing New Medical Materials for Stem Cell Transplantation

Dmitri Petrov (Biology)

Studies of Molecular Adaptation

July 1

Miriam Goodman (Molecular & Cellular Physiology)

Using C. elegans to Understand Pleasant and Painful Touch Sensation

Geoff Gurtner (Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Understanding the Role of Progenitor Cell Mediated Repair Following Injury

Cliff Wang (Chemical Engineering)

Evaluation of Combinatorial Gene Expression in Lymphocytes

July 8

Carla Shatz (Biology and Neurobiology)

Brain Tuning

Matthew Bogyo (Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology)

Applications for Small Molecules in the Study of Protease Function

July 15

Judith Frydman (Biology)

Protein Folding and Misfolding in the Eukaryotic Cytosol

Michael Longaker (Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Adipose‐derived Cells for Skeletal Tissue Engineering

Charles Taylor (Bioengineering and Surgery)

Biomechanical Factors in Vascular Disease

July 22

Kevan Yamahara (Civil & Environmental Engineering)

California Beach Sands ‐ Reservoirs for Fecal Indicator Bacteria

Margaret Fuller (Developmental Biology and Genetics)

Regulation of Self‐renewal and Differentiation in Adult Stem Cell Lineages

Suchi Saria (Computer Science)

Towards Holistic Diagnostic Models

July 29

Helen Blau (Microbiology & Immunology)

Bioengineering Stem Cell Fate

Jill Helms (Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Wnt‐mediated Tissue Regeneration

Steve Quake (Bioengineering and Applied Physics)

Turning the Spotlight to Dark Matter in Biology

August 5

Matthew Scott (Developmental Biology and Genetics)

Genetic Control in Development and Disease

John Huguenard (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Dissecting Neural Circuitry One Cell at a Time

August 12

Richard Zare (Chemistry)

Cell, Cell, Cell!

Michael Clarke (Medicine - Oncology)

Molecular Regulation of Self Renewal

August 19

Patrick Ng (Health Policy and Research)

Vaccines for the Treatment of Lymphomas

Theo Palmer (Neurosurgery)

Functional Roles for New Neurons in Old Neural Networks

Raphael Guzman (Neurosurgery)

Multimodality Imaging in Stroke Stem Cell Therapy

August 26

Joachim Hallmayer (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

Genetics of Autism

Kang Shen ( Biology and Pathology)

Small Connections in Tiny Worms: Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Formation