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USRP 2013 Faculty Talks

UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH HOME

June 26

Josef Parvizi (Neurology)

Studying the Localization of Functions in the Human Brain with Intracranial Electrodes [SUNet login required]

Vinod Menon (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

Development of Functional and Structural Brain Networks: Implications for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Lawrence Steinman (Neurology)

When Bad is Good: Beneficial Amyloid to Protect the Brain

Dean Felsher (Medicine - Oncology)

Modeling and Predicting Oncogene Addiction

July 3

Mark Pegram (Medicine - Oncology)

Therapeutic Strategies Targeting ERBB2 [SUNet login required]

Firdaus Dhabhar (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

A Hassle a Day May Keep the Doctor Away – Protective Versus Harmful Effects of Stress

Renee Reijo Pera (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Reprogramming and Programming in Human Embryo Development [SUNet login required]

Alexander Urban (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

Genomic Basis of Mental Disorders

July 10

Beth Pruitt (Mechanical Engineering)

Microsystems for Mechanobiology

Kang Shen (Biology)

Using a Small Nervous System to Answer Big Questions

Liqun Luo (Biology)

Of Mice and Flies: How Neural Circuits are Organized and Built

Carla Shatz (Biology and Neurobiology)

Restoring Plasticity to Old Brains [SUNet login required]

July 17

Jason Dragoo (Orthopaedic Surgery)

The Clinical Use of Stem Cells in Orthopaedic Surgery

Euan Ashley (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Big Data: Biological Networks, Human Genomes

Howard Chang (Dermatology)

Genome Regulation by Long Noncoding RNAs

Yoon-Jae Cho (Neurology)

A Bedside to Bench to Bedside Approach to Childhood Brain Tumors [SUNet login required]

July 24

Sean Mackey (Anesthesiology)

The Strain in Pain Lies Mainly in the Brain: Lessons Learned from Neuroimaging of Pain

Nicholas Melosh (Materials Science and Engineering)

Engineering Cell Access

Yunzhi Yang (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Bio Inspired Approaches for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

Sarah Heilshorn (Materials Science and Engineering)

Biomaterials to Improve Stem Cell Transplantation Therapies

July 31

Elizabeth Sattely (Chemical Engineering)

Antibiotic Biosynthesis in Plants: Implications for Plant and Human Health [SUNet login required]

Nigam Shah (Medicine)

Making Sense of Unstructured Data in Medicine

David Stevenson (Pediatrics)

Targeted Chemoprevention of Neonatal Jaundice

Judith Frydman (Biology)

Molecular Origami: Protein Folding and Misfolding in Health and Disease

August 7

Steven Boxer (Chemistry)

Not Your Grandmother's GFP

Matthew Porteus (Pediatrics - Cancer Biology)

Genome Editing using Engineered Nucleases

Sheri Krams (Surgery - Multi-Organ Transplantation)

Visualizing the Functional Interactions Between NK Cells and Their Targets

Robert Malenka (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Mechanisms and Functions of Synaptic Plasticity

August 14

David Paik (Diagnostic Radiology)

Imaging-Based Models of Cancer Treatments

Susan Holmes (Statistics)

Studying the Resilience of Bacterial Communities in the Human Microbiome

Gary Steinberg (Neurosurgery)

Genetics and Pathogenesis of Moyamoya Disease

Anthony Oro (Dermatology)

Hedgehog and the Race Against Tumor Evolution [SUNet login required]

August 21

Andrew Fire (Pathology)

The Difficulties of Genome Engineering and What We Can Learn from Them

Ravindra Majeti (Medicine - Hematology)

Therapeutic Targeting of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells

James McClelland (Psychology)

Understanding the Cognitive Consequences of Neurodegenerative Disease Through Simulated Damage to Artificial Neural Networks

Joseph Wu (Cardiovascular Medicine)

iPSCs for Cardiovascular Diseases

August 28

Alesha Castillo (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Mechanical Stimulation in Bone Adaptation and Healing [SUNet login required]

Michael Snyder (Genetics)

Getting Your Genome Sequenced: What Can You Learn?

Irv Weissman (Pathology)

Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells

Heng Zhao (Neurosurgery)

The Protective Effects of Ischemic Postconditioning Against Stroke