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USRP 2015 Faculty Talks

Bio-X Undergraduate Summer Research Program Poster

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UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH HOME

June 24

Chaitan Khosla (Chemical Engineering and Chemistry)

Assembly Line Antibiotic Biosynthesis

Dean Felsher (Medicine - Oncology and Pathology)

Molecular Imaging of Cancer Addiction

Vijay Pande (Chemistry)

Deep Learning in Computational Biology and Computational Chemistry

July 1

John Boothroyd (Microbiology & Immunology)

How Does the Intracellular Parasite Toxoplasma Co-opt Host Functions? [SUNet login required]

Sarah Heilshorn (Materials Science & Engineering)

Materials for Stem Cell Transplantation and 3D Bio-Printing

Marius Wernig (Pathology)

Direct Reprogramming Towards the Neural Lineage

July 8

Lisa Giocomo (Neurobiology)

Identifying the Algorithms for Calculating Spatial Maps

Ron Kopito (Biology)

Quality Control on the Protein Assembly Line

Manish Butte (Pediatrics)

T Cell Activation and Cellular Mechanics

July 15

William Newsome (Neurobiology)

Neural Mechanisms Underlying Decision-Making

Jonathan Payne (Geological & Environmental Sciences)

Controls on the Evolution of Organism Size over the Past Four Billion Years

Jin Billy Li (Genetics)

Functional Analysis of RNA Editing Events

July 22

Thomas Südhof (Molecular & Cellular Physiology)

Molecular Logic of Synapses

Lucy Shapiro (Developmental Biology)

Systems Architecture of a Bacterial Cell Cycle [SUNet login required]

Michael Snyder (Genetics)

Analyzing Health and Disease Using Personal Omics Profiling

July 29

Scott Delp (Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering)

Dynamics of Walking and Running

Michael Longaker (Surgery)

Scar Wars [SUNet login required]

Robert Malenka (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Synaptic Plasticity: The Brain's Response to Experience

August 5

Euan Ashley (Medicine - Cardiovascular and Genetics)

Smart Phone Medicine

Michael Levitt (Structural Biology)

47 Years of Fun with Computers in Biology

Michael Lin (Bioengineering and Pediatrics)

Molecular Engineering of New Input and Output Interfaces with Biology

August 12

Karl Deisseroth (Bioengineering and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Optical Tools for Probing Intact Biological Systems

Theo Palmer (Neurosurgery)

Modeling Human Neural Circuits with Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells [SUNet login required]

Edward Graves (Radiation Oncology)

Observing and Understanding Tumor Cell Migration

August 19

Yanmin Yang (Neurology)

Recalculating: BDNF Makes an Illegal U-Turn in Huntington Disease [SUNet login required]

Antonio Hardan (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

Pivotal Response Training: Findings from Behavioral and Biological Measures

Firdaus Dhabhar (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)

A Hassle a Day May Keep the Doctor Away: How Stress Can Enhance Immune Function

August 26

Oussama Khatib (Computer Science)

Robotics in Human Motion and Motor Control Studies

Michelle Monje (Neurology)

Myelin Plasticity in Health and Disease

Jennifer Cochran (Bioengineering)

Engineered Proteins as Therapeutic and Diagnostic Agents [SUNet login required]