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Mini-Symposium: The Five Senses Pilot Opportunity – October 19

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Drawing of a tongue, hand, eye, nose and ear to represent the five senses.

Mini-Symposium: The Five Senses Pilot Opportunity

Please join us to kick off our new pilot grant opportunity on senses and perception at this virtual event featuring four Harvard University investigators working in this exciting research area. In addition to learning about their leading-edge research, our discussion will focus on potential areas for investigation for those considering submitting funding proposals. Register by October 18.

Applications are due November 10, 2021.



Eva C. Guinan, MD, professor of radiation oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; program director, Translational Innovator, Harvard Catalyst

Layout Parser: A Unified Toolkit for Deep Learning Based Image Analysis

Melissa Dell, PhD, professor of economics, Harvard University

Function, Dysfunction, and Restoration of Auditory Transduction

Jeffrey Holt, PhD, professor of otolaryngology head and neck surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

The Sense of Smell in the Age of COVID

David Brann, BA, PhD student in neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

Harnessing Sensory Processing for Improving Speech in Neurological Voice Disorders

Kristina Simonyan, MD, PhD, associate professor of otolaryngology head and neck surgery, Massachusetts Eye & Ear

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