Dr. Chen presented at WUSTL chancellor inauguration symposium

2019.10.03 - Inauguration Symposium

On October 3, 2019, Andrew D. Martin was inaugurated as the 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis. The inauguration of Andrew D. Martin as the 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis began with a faculty symposium that explores connections between research and discovery as well as connections to the St. Louis community at large. The faculty participants giving presentations on research are:

  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and director of the Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, “Development of Microbiota-directed Foods for Treatment of Childhood Malnutrition”;
  • Heather Corcoran, the Halsey C. Ives Professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; “Visualization of Time”;
  • Fred Ssewamala, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor at the Brown School, “Global Health Work in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities for Scientific Researchers”;
  • Hong Chen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, “Two-way Transfer Across the Blood-Brain Barrier”; and
  • John Bowen, the Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences and professor of sociocultural anthropology, “How Muslims, Like the Rest of Us, Adapt to New Worlds.”

Here is the link to Dr. Chen’s presentation: Link