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Jeffrey Skolnick - The Possible Origin of the Biochemical Function of Proteins and its Implications for the Origin of Life

Computational Systems Biology & Bioinformatics including the development of algorithms and their application to proteomes for the prediction of protein structure and function, the prediction of…

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Nicoleta Serban - Health Analytics: From Data to Decision Making

Nicoleta Serban's research interests on Health Analytics span various dimensions including large-scale data representation with a focus on processing patient-level health information into data…

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Blair Brettmann - Surface Modified Cellulose Nanocrystals for Drug Polymorph Screening

A major design consideration for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for oral drug delivery is the crystalline form of the API itself. The solubility, and thus bioavailability, depends greatly…

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Thomas M. Orlando - Low-energy Electron Interactions with Complex Biomolecules and Carcinogenesis

Professor Orlando directs the Electron- and Photon-Induced Chemistry on Surfaces Lab (EPICS). EPICS is primarily a surface chemistry and physics group that focuses on the use of high-powered pulsed…

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Petit Entrepreneurship Academy - Networking for Entrepreneurs and How to Give an Effective Elevator Pitch

Kirk Barnes Co-Founder/President, TransPharMed Jane McCracken Assistant Director, ATDC

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Annabelle Singer - Decoding Memory in Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

In this talk I will discuss how neural activity goes awry in Alzheimer’s disease, driving specific frequencies of neural activity recruits the brain’s immune system, and new methods to…

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Frank Rosenzweig - Emergence of Genetic Complexity in Clonal Populations Evolving in the Lab: Implications for Cancer and Chronic Infectious Disease

A bacterial population that initially consists of a single clone can evolve into a population teeming with many, whether or not the surrounding environment is structured, and whether or not resource…

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Testing Thousands of Nanoparticles In Vivo - James E. Dahlman

James Dahlman is a chemical and bioengineer whose work lies at the interface of nanotechnology, genomics, and gene editing. He studied in vivo gene editing at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT;…

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Redrawing the Global Map of Drug Discovery Science: Hopes and Challenges in South Africa - Anne Pollock

Anne Pollock is an Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Culture in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and is also the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Science,…

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Primary Stroke Prevention in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia Living in Africa: The False Choice between Patient Oriented Research and Humanitarian Service - Michael R. DeBaun

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Learning Neural Crest Migration at the Interface of Cell and Extracellular Matrix - Shuyi Nie

Understanding how cells migrate during embryonic development: The fundamental question we are trying to answer is how the coordinated cell movements are regulated during animal development.…

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Gene Based Neuromodulation - Nicholas Boulis

Over the last two decades, growing knowledge about the underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), as well as…

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Patient Specific Design and 3D Printing of Pediatric Implants and Devices - Scott Hollister

Professor Hollister’s research group, the Scaffold Tissue Engineering Group (STEG), develops biomaterial platform systems (termed scaffolds) for tissue reconstruction. The STEG specifically…

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50 Years of Solitude: Lessons in Evolution from a Neglected Strain of C. elegans - Patrick McGrath

Most biological traits have a strong genetic, or heritable, component. Understanding how genetic variation influences these phenotypes will be important for understanding common, heritable diseases…

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Regenerative Approaches to Treat Pediatric Maxillary Bone Deficiency - Steven L. Goudy, M.D.

While I provide comprehensive and compassionate care to all of my patients, I have a particular interest in treating development and neoplastic concerns of the head and neck region. Such craniofacial…

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Deciphering the Deep: Microbial 'Dark Matter' Under the Sea - Jennifer Glass

Research interests in the Glass Lab integrate field and laboratory studies to explore connections between major and trace elements in biogeochemical cycles. The major focus of our research is…

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