NIBIB to Host Second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium

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What: The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering will host its second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium on July 30, 2014 on the NIH campus. There will be ten exciting presentations from recent new investigators covering a wide breadth of NIBIB-funded research.

Who:

• Adam Cohen, Harvard Univ., Engineering Microbial Rhodopsins as Optical Voltage Sensor

• Quyen Nguyen, Univ. of California, San Diego, Testing Fluorescently Labeled Probes for Nerve Imaging during Surgery

• Jan Grimm, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cerenkov-Emission Based Nanosensors to Detect Biologic Activities In Vivo

• Omid Farokhzad, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Development of FcRN-Targeted Nanoparticles for Efficient Oral Delivery of Insulin

• Peter Kochunov, Univ. of Maryland, SOLAR-Eclipse Computational Tools for Imaging Genetics

• Shaochen Chen, Univ. of California, San Diego, A Microfabrication Platform for Direct Printing Vascularized Functional Tissue Constructs

• Paul LaBarre, PATH, CaO-heated DNA Amplification Obviates Electricity Requirement at Point of Care

• Thomas Royston, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, The Audible Human Project

Keynote lectures:

• Bruce Tromberg, Univ. of California, Irvine, Engineering Medical Optics From Benchtop to Bedside

• Gilda Barabino, City College of New York, Interdisciplinarity, Collaboration and Career Progression

Speaker agenda http://www.nibib.nih.gov/news-events/meetings-events/nibibs-second-edward-c-nagy-new-investigator-symposium

When: July 30, 2014, 9:00AM-4:30PM

Where: Lister Hill Center Auditorium (Bldg. 38A), NIH Bethesda Campus, Bethesda, MD

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