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Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Symposium

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, BioX
August 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Clark Center Auditorium

Symposium schedule

1:00PM - Introduction

Carla Shatz
David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X

1:15PM - Elastic polymeric electronics for high throughput and high density mapping of cardiac arrhythmogenic activity

Anson Lee
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Zhenan Bao
K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering, Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor, by courtesy, of Materials Science & Engineering and of Chemistry

1:40PM - A novel approach towards drug screening using single cell experiments, isolated heart preparations, multiscale modeling, and machine learning

Ellen Kuhl 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Kinya Seo 
Instructor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Euan Ashley’s lab

2:05PM - Exploring the evolution of human brain development with cerebral cortical spheroids

Hunter Fraser
Associate Professor of Biology;
Sergiu Pasca
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Rachel Agoglia
PhD candidate in Genetics

2:30PM - Engineered molecular transport for directing neural development

Zev Bryant 
Associate Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Structural Biology
Lin Ning 
Postdoctoral research fellow in Neurobiology in Michael Lin’s lab

2:55PM - From taxa to pathways: unraveling the metabolic impact of the gut microbiome in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dennis Wall
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Systems Medicine) and Biomedical Data Science
Michael Snyder
Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor in Genetics

3:20PM - A gut feeling: Mechano- and chemo-sensory inputs controlling adaptive intestinal growth

Lucy O’Brien
Assistant Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology
Anna Kim
Postdoctoral research fellow in Molecular & Cellular Physiology in Lucy O’Brien’s lab

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Reception and Scientific Poster Session

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