2024 Grodins Research Symposium

2024 Grodins Symposium Logo

An event for Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. students of the

University of Southern California to showcase their research!

All Ph.D. students are required to present a poster or podium at the event.

Friday, March 8, 2024 | 8:00am to 5:30pm

USC Michelson Center For Convergent Bioscience

(MCB) - 1st Floor

1002 West Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Podium A

Podium B

8:00 AM

Check-In & Registration


*8:30-10:30 Headshots

Poster A Set-Up

9:00 AM


Department Chair Address

9:15 AM

Keynote Address - Dr. Ki Chon

10:00 AM

Poster Session A

Admitted MS BME Preview Presentation

10:45 AM

Podium Speaker Check-In

Podium Speaker & Panelist Check-in

11:00 AM

Antonina Maxey

McCain Lab

Career in Academia Panel

11:20 AM

Jeong Oh

Shen Lab

MEDesign Podium

11:40 AM

Natalie Khalil

McCain Lab

Namgyun Lee

Nayak Lab

12:00 PM

Lunch & Poster B Set-Up

1:30 PM

Poster Session B

2:15 PM

Podium Speaker Check-In

Podium Speaker & Panelist Check-In

2:30 PM

Brianna Thielen

Meng Lab


2:50 PM

James Yoo

Meng Lab


3:10 PM

Lexie Scholtz

Armani Lab

Alyssa Zhu

Jahanshad Lab

3:30 PM

Open Bar/Short Break

3:45 PM

Closing Remarks

4:15 PM

Acknowledgments, Awards

4:30 PM


5:30 PM

End of Program



Keynote Speaker

Ki Chon, Ph.D.

Krenicki Professor of Biomedical Engineering

University of Connecticut

Dr. Ki Chon

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Johnson & Johnson
STEMCELL TechnologiesImageWilson Sonsini
MaxCyteAgilent Technologies
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Abstract Submission

Deadline EXTENDED: February 14th, 2024

Click Here To Submit


Poster Printed & Ready to Present

 March 8, 2024


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2024 Grodins Planning Committee


Executive Chair James Eichenbaum, Executive Chair Abby Lim, Administrative Chair Sanddra Lara Galindo, Administrative Chair Neil Patel, Finance Chair Stephanie Do, Finance Chair Shin-Jae Lee, Multimedia Chair Natalie Khalil, Multimedia Chair Yushun Zeng, Marketing Chair Victor Ong, Marketing Chair Zachary Thomas

Committee Advisor

William Yang, Associate Director, Graduate Affairs | E-mail: yangwill@usc.edu


Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering

1042 Downey Way
Denney Research Center (DRB) 140
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1111
Telephone: (213) 740-0344

Published on October 27th, 2017

Last updated on March 4th, 2024