One-Day Symposium: Biotechnology Student Capstone Presentations

Date: April 25, 2024
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. PDT (UTC-7)

In-person: UCSF Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street, Room N-114
Online: Register using the links below


  • Galileo Academy of Sciences and Technology
  • Institute for Global Health Sciences, UCSF


Welcoming Remarks 

Anya Schwanes, MEd
11:30 to 11:35 a.m.

Student Presentations, Part 1 
11:35 to 12:45 p.m.

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  • Building a Bioreactor to Engineer Microalgae
  • Effect of Plastic on Microalgal Growth
  • Effect of Estrogen on Microalgal Growth
  • Knowledge of Narcan and Fentanyl Test Strips among SF Youth
  • Gen Z Perspectives on Cultivated Meat

Lunch and Poster Session 
12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

Lunch registration is required for non-student participants.

Student Presentations, Part 2 
1:45 to 2:45 p.m.

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  • SF Youth Painkiller Habits
  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Preferences
  • Contemporary Attitudes toward Gene Therapy as a Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gen Z Attitudes Toward Gene Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • SF Perspectives on HPV Vaccination

Closing Remarks

Ali Mirzazadeh, PhD, MD, MPH
2:45 to 3 p.m.