Keynote Address (read more…)
Gregg Semenza, M.D., Ph.D.
2019 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“Hypoxia-inducible factors in physiology and medicine”
Breakthrough Discovery Symposium I (read more…)
Rachel Sirianni, Ph.D.
Department of Neurosurgery
“Breaking barriers in central nervous system drug delivery”
J. Christian Perez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
“Fungi of the human gut microbiota: Roles and significance”
Anilkumar Pillai, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
“Complement system, stress and neurobehavior”
 Postdoctoral Presentations (read more…)
Juneyoung Lee, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
“Gut metabolites: How the microbiota regulate host immunity and behavior in aging and after stroke”
Zhiqiang Ku, Ph.D.
IMM, Therapeutics Institute
“Antibody immunotherapy of infection and cancer”
Sunny Nigam, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
“A distinct population of heterogeneously color tuned neurons in macaque visual cortex”
Breakthrough Discovery Symposium II (read more…)
Matthew Rysavy, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
“Periviable birth: The enormous challenge of medicine’s smallest patients
Kuang-Lei Tsai, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
“A high-resolution window on the regulation of gene transcription”
Jun Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics Research Center
To beat or not to beat: Regulation of the cardiac conduction system