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Integrative Pathobiology Research Symposium

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    Our Research Symposium - 2014

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  • Photo: CCM

Thursday, February 23, 2017


1041 Gladys Valley Hall


1:00 pm - Student Talks, introduced by Dr. Isaac Pessah, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

Ronald Li, DVM - mentored by Dr. Fern Tablin - "Sepsis in dogs: a large animal translational model for the study of neutrophil extracellular traps"

Ming Lo, DVM - mentored by Dr. Chris Miller - "HSV-2 infection of rhesus macaques after vaginal inoculation"

Poommaree Namchaiw - mentored by Dr. Wenbin Deng - "Small molecules boost oligodendrocyte differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells"

Natalia Vapniarsky Arzi, DVM - mentored by Dr. Kyriacos Athanasiou - "Tissue engineering solutions for temporomandibular joint disc disease"

Eric Velazquez - mentored by Dr. Andreas Baumler - "Mouse vendor-dependent variation in gut microbiota determines susceptibility to Salmonella infection"

3:00pm - Dr. Joseph DeRisi "Genomics and Infectious Disease", introduced by Dean Michael Lairmore

Joseph DeRisi, UCSF School of Medicine is the featured speaker at our 3rd annual research symposium. Dr. DeRisi is Co-President of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Professor, Tomkins Chair, and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics.

4:00pm - Student Posters (Valley Commons)

5:00pm - Reception (Valley Commons)

RSVP to Jennifer Gouine at by February 17.