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USRP 2018 Faculty Talks

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UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH HOME

June 27

Rajat Rohatgi (Biochemistry and Medicine – Oncology)

Cell-cell communication in development and disease

Seung Kim (Developmental Biology)

Systems for discovering molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying diabetes

Scott Dixon (Biology)

Understanding the effects of metabolism on tumor cell growth and death

July 11

Ash Alizadeh (Medicine – Oncology)

Transcriptome deconvolution for inference of tissue composition

Euan Ashley (Medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine)

Paging Dr iPhone

Melanie Hayden Gephart (Neurosurgery)

Brain tumor surgery and science

July 18

Thomas Südhof (Molecular & Cellular Physiology)

The cell biology of synapse formation

Jamshid Ghajar (Neurosurgery)

Eye tracking detection of attention: concussion and beyond

Tony Wyss-Coray (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Circulatory factors as regulators of brain aging and function

July 25

Stefanie Jeffrey (Surgery)

Liquid Biopsy in Cancer

Steven Boxer (Chemistry)

Viral fusion using surrogate receptors

August 1

Jonathan Pollack (Pathology)

The Whole Tooth

Carolyn Bertozzi (Chemistry)

From patient to bench: rare genetic diseases as windows into human biology

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

A Host-targeted approach for combating emerging viral infection

August 8

Eric Appel (Materials Science & Engineering)

Supramolecular Biomaterials: From fundamentals to advanced healthcare solutions

Helen Blau (Microbiology & Immunology)

Muscle Regeneration: No Pain, No Gain!

Paul Wang (Medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine)

Innovation and the Future of Heart Rhythm Therapy

August 15

Ravindra Majeti (Medicine – Hematology)

Stem Cells in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Peter Santa Maria (Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery)

The translational journey of tympanic membrane regeneration

Anson Lee (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Multidisciplinary Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

August 22

Lisa Giocomo (Neurobiology)

Identifying the algorithms for calculating a neural map of space

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

Opportunities and challenges of AI in healthcare

Craig Heller (Biology)

Reversing the Learning Disability of Down Syndrome

August 29

Theo Palmer (Neurosurgery)

Is the Y chromosome a risk factor in autism?

Paul George (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Engineering the Optimal Environment for Neural Recovery

Michael Lin (Neurobiology and Bioengineering)

Designing proteins for optical reading and writing of biology