Ryan Samuel and Zhiling Zhao

Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018
Time: 
12:00-1:00 PM
Place: 
N-217

Ryan Samuel (DSCB 2nd year student)
"How An ALS Patient 'Chipped In' To Research: Microphysiological 3D model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from human iPS-derived muscle cells and optogenetic motor neurons."
Osaki, T., Uzel, S. G. M., and Kamm, R. D.Microphysiological 3D model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from human iPS-derived muscle cells and optogenetic motor neurons. Sci Adv 4:eaat5847. (2018).
Coaches: Daniel Lim and Georgia Panagiotakos

Zhiling Zhao (DSCB 2nd year student)
"Moving forward? Choose rear-wheel drive, like chemotaxis!"
Shellard, A., Szabó, A., Trepat, X. and Mayor, R. Supracellular contraction at the rear of neural crest cell groups drives collective chemotaxis. Science 362, 339–343. (2018).
Coaches: Takashi Mikawa and Orion Weiner