Grodins Research Symposium

Upcoming Event

Friday, April 13, 2018

Sponsors Packet

Schedule of Events 

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 8:00 AM

WELCOME 8:50 AM

PODIUM SESSION 1 9:00 AM
Ahuva Weltman 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
A Parylene neural probe array for recording multi-region hippocampal recordings  
Jennifer Rohrs 9:20 AM – 9:40 AM
A Computational Model of Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) Explains Site-specific Phosphorylation Kinetics
COFFEE & POSTERS 9:40 AM
Neuroengineering
Cell and Tissue Engineering
Biosystems and Signals
PODIUM SESSION 2 10:50 AM
Alexander Baldwin 10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
Flexible, Biocompatible Sensors for Chronic Use in the Human Body
Alexa Hudnut 11:10 AM – 11:30 AM
High-resolution optical fiber polarimetric elastography for biomechanical characterization of tissue
MathWorks 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Accelerating Biomedical Research with MATLAB & Simulink
NETWORKING LUNCH 12:00 PM
PODIUM SESSION 3 1:00 PM
Yaqiong Chai 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
Investigation of cerebral metabolism using arterial spin labeling MRI in patients with sickle cell disease
Marilena Dimotsantou 1:20 PM – 1:40 PM
Elucidating the role of VEGFR transcripts during angiogenesis
COFFEE & POSTERS 1:40 PM
Devices and Diagnostics
Imaging
DEPARTMENT CHAIR ADDRESS 2:40 PM
Ellis Meng, Ph.D.
KEYNOTE – 2:55 PM
Cheryl Mae Craft, Ph.D.
President of ARCS Foundation Los Angeles Chapter,
Founding Chair Department of Cell & Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Protecting Photoreceptors to Maintain High Acuity Vision
AWARDS & CONCLUSION 3:40 PM

Contact

Committee Advisors

Mischal Diasanta
Academic Advisor, BME Graduate Affairs
E-mail: diasanta@usc.edu

Ellis Meng, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: ellis.meng@usc.edu

2018 Grodins Organizing Committee

Clayton Bingham (T. Berger Lab)
Nathan Cho (M. McCain Lab)
Gunce Cinay  (P. Wang Lab)
Nathan Ho (E. Embramzadeh Lab)
Chang Liu (J. Finley Lab)
Alyssa Zhu (P. Thompson Lab)

Office

USC Biomedical Engineering Department
1042 Downey Way
Denney Research Center (DRB) 140
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1111
Telephone: (213) 740-0344
Fax: (213) 740-0343
E-mail: grodins@gmail.com