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USRP 2016 Faculty Talks

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UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH HOME

June 22

Paul Wang (Cardiovascular Medicine)

How to Form Your Career Around Medical Device Innovation

Wolf Frommer (Biology)

Interfering with a Major Threat: Plant Pathogens

Melanie Hayden-Gephart (Neurosurgery)

Malignant Brain Tumor Surgery and Science [SUNet login required]

June 29

Liqun Luo (Biology)

How do neurons connect with each other?

Sean Mackey (Anesthesiology, Perioperative, & Pain Medicine)

The strain in pain lies mainly in the brain: Lessons learned from neuroimaging of pain

Zhen Cheng (Radiology - Nuclear Medicine)

Lighting up diseases with dark materials

July 6

Michael Snyder (Genetics)

Precision medicine: Managing health and disease using genomics and big data

E.J. Chichilnisky (Neurosurgery and Ophthalmology)

Electrical stimulation of the retina for design of retinal prosthesis

Tom Clandinin (Neurobiology)

Dissecting motion processing pathways in fruit flies

July 13

Thomas Südhof (Molecular & Cellular Physiology and Neurosurgery)

How to construct a synapse

Joseph Lipsick (Pathology and Genetics)

Using Drosophila to understand cancer: The DREAM complex [SUNet login required]

July 20

Paul Khavari (Dermatology)

Stem cell differentiation and cancer

Jonathan Pollack (Pathology)

Ameloblastoma: Oncogenesis recapitulates odontogenesis [SUNet login required]

Lei Stanley Qi (Bioengineering and Chemical & Systems Biology)

CRISPR genome engineering for therapeutics [SUNet login required]

July 27

Tony Wyss-Coray (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Young blood for old brains

John Oghalai (Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)

How hearing works

Justin Gardner (Psychology)

Human systems neuroscience

August 3

Noah Rosenberg (Biology)

Theory of gene trees and species trees

H. Craig Heller (Biology)

Roles of sleep and circadian rhythms in learning and memory

Erin Mordecai (Biology)

Effect of temperature on Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika transmission

August 10

William Talbot (Developmental Biology)

Using the zebrafish to investigate the vertebrate nervous system

Manu Prakash (Bioengineering)

Simple science: Toys and Toy systems in biology, global health and science education [SUNet login required]

Eric Gross (Anesthesiology, Perioperative, & Pain Medicine)

Peptide modulators to break specific calcineurin protein-protein interactions

August 17

John Boothroyd (Microbiology & Immunology)

What makes Toxoplasma such a successful parasite/commensal? [SUNet login required]

Kathleen Sakamoto (Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology)

Targeting CREB for leukemia therapy [SUNet login required]

David Relman (Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunology)

Better living through microbes

August 24

Anthony Ricci (Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)

How hearing happens?

Michelle Monje-Deisseroth (Neurology & Neurological Sciences)

Myelin plasticity in health and disease

Ada Poon (Electrical Engineering)

Bioelectronics