13th Annual Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium

where Biomedical Engineering graduate students of the University of Southern California
showcase their research

April 14th, 2009 at:
Los Angeles Convention Center
Committee Members

Sinchai Tsao, Andrew Weitz, Matt Borzage, Gabriela Mallén-Ornelas, Flavia Oliveira, Manish Kurse


Grodins Graduate Award:
Xiwu Cao

Platform First Place:
Suvimol "Ming" Sangkatumvong – Non-invasive Assessment of Cardiovascular Autonomic Control in Sickle Cell Disease

Platform Runner-Up:
Chia-Chin Wu – A Systematic Approach to Identify Potential Therapeutic Targets in Cancer Using Heterogeneous Data

USC Stevens Institute "Most Innovative" Research Award:
Jeremy Fishel, Nora Nelson & Nicholas Wettels – Tactile Sensing

Poster Awards:

Biosystems and Signals
Jae Kyoo Lee – Dynamics of Molecular Processes in Retinal Ganglion Cell Apoptosis under Elevated Pressure

Cell and Tissue Engineering
Jin Ho Oh – A Novel Method for Expansion of Adult Human Hair Follicle Stem Cells

Devices and Diagnostic Technology
Heidi Gensler – Design and Fabrication of a MEMS Ocular Drug Delivery Device for the Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa
Markus Hauschild – A Virtual Reality Environment to Support Motor Learning and Rehabilitation
Ronalee Lo – Heat-Shrink Packaged In-Plane Dual Check Valve for Bandpass Regulation in a Drug Delivery Device

Jae Youn Hwang – In Vivo Preclinical Chemotherapy Assessment Using a New Multimode Optical Imaging System
Jay Mung – An Ultrasonic Navigation System for Endovascular Aortic Repair

Ude Lu – High Order Nonlinear Dynamical Model of Single Neurons
Vijay Srinivasan Prostheses Suitable Hardware Implementation of a 32-Input 32-Output Nonlinear Model of Hippocampal Circuitry
George Tsianos – Neural Circuit Models to Study the Role of the Spinal Cord in Control of Arm Movement

T-Shirt and Logo Award:
Bryce Wilkins & Alisara Tareekes


Published on November 13th, 2017

Last updated on March 29th, 2021