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USRP 2010 Faculty Talks

UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH HOME

June 16

Jennifer Cochran (Bioengineering)

Engineered Protein Therapeutics and Diagnostic Agents Inspired by Nature

Jill Helms (Surgery)

Saving the Cheerleader, Saving the World: What Can Regenerative Medicine Really Achieve?

Paul Brown (Anatomy)

3-D Digital Anatomy

June 23

KC Huang (Bioengineering)

How Bacteria Get Into Shape

Joseph Lipsick (Pathology and Genetics)

Epigenetic Regulation by Proteins Encoded by Cancer Genes [SUNet login required]

Liqun Luo (Biology)

Studying Imprinting Chromosome by Chromosome in Mice

June 30

Daphne Koller (Computer Science)

Development and function of the mammalian cochlea

Manpreet Singh (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

Prevention of Early Onset Bipolar Disorder: Clues from Genetics and Neurobiology

Bruce MacIver (Anesthesia)

Using EEG to Measure Loss of Consciousness in Fighter Jet Pilots

July 7

Vijay Pande (Chemistry)

Folding@home: Pushing the Limits of Molecular Simulation

Gerald Fuller (Engineering)

Creating a Cellular Pied Piper

Tobias Meyer (Chemical and Systems Biology)

Systems Biology of Cell Migration

July 14

Shaul Hestrin (Comparative Medicine)

Definition of Cortical Circuits

Marius Wernig (Pathology)

Direct Conversion of Fibroblasts to Neurons

Michael Longaker (Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Stem and Progenitor Cell Recruitment Following Injury

July 21

Theo Palmer (Neurosurgery)

Stem Cell Therapies for Neurological Disease

Fan Yang (Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering)

Stem Cell and Biomaterials Engineering for Tissue Regeneration

Matt Scott (Developmental Biology and Genetics)

Controlling Growth of the Cerebellum

July 28

Suzanne Pfeffer (Biochemistry)

How the Golgi Works

Joachim Hallmayer (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

The Genetics of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Richard Zare (Bioengineering)

Making Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Annelise Barron (Bioengineering)

Toxic Granulocyte Peptides of Innate Immunity: Disease Culprits, Hiding in Plain Sight?

August 4

Joseph Wu (Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine)

Clinical Hurdles of Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapy

Anne Brunet (Genetics)

Mechanisms of Aging and Longevity

Karen Parker (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science)

Oxytocin Biology and the Social Deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorders

August 11

Merritt Maduke (Molecular and Cellular Physiology)

Inhibiting Chloride Transport: Why and How

Jianghong Rao (Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology)

Building Molecules to Spy on Cells

Michael Clarke (Medicine - Oncology)

Regulation of Self Renewal in Stem Cells

August 18

Marc Levenston (Mechanical Engineering)

Biophysical and Biochemical Cues in Controlling Cell Behavior

Alan Pao (Medicine - Nephrology)

Development of a New Class of Aquaretics for the Treatment of Hyponatremia

Karl Deisseroth (Bioengineering and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

Optogenetics: Development and Application [SUNet login required]