Interdisciplinary Research in the Health Sciences: Crossing Boundaries to Address Important Public Health Challenges

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM
LACC 501BC (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Gloriana Trujillo, PhD, SEPAL Postdoctoral Fellow, San Francisco State University

Description: What do cancer, bacterial antibiotic-resistance and stem cell therapy have in common? They are all complex health issues that required significant efforts on the part of multiple health science disciplines. This session highlights current multidisciplinary research findings in this area. All attendees are welcome.

3:45 PM
Introductory Remarks
3:50 PM
Are We Wasting Potentially Effective Antibiotics by Adhering to MIC-Determined Breakpoints?
Jeniffer Concepcion-Acevedo, PhD , Postdoctoral Researcher , Emory University
4:10 PM
TBX1 Preferentially Binds and Regulates Transcription of Downstream Targets via a Tandem T-Site Repeat
Raquel Castellanos, PhD , Postdoctoral Fellow , Albert Einstein College of Medicine
4:30 PM
Effects of Uranyl Acetate on Etoposide-Induced DNA Damage and Repair in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells (16HBE14o-)
Monica Yellowhair, PhD , Postdoctoral Research Associate , University of Arizona
4:50 PM
Isolation and Characterization of Dental Epithelial Stem Cells for Tooth Regeneration
Miquella Chavez, PhD , Postdoctoral researcher , University of California San Francisco