Jaimee is presented with UROP Blue Ribbon Award!

Jaimee Moline was awarded the UROP Blue Ribbon for her “outstanding poster and presentation during the virtual symposium”. As mentioned by Kelly E. Maxwell, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Jaimee’s “visual representation of data was organized and well-designed, and she excelled in demonstrating the context of Continue Reading »

Welcome, Maria!

Maria Schiavone, senior, Mechanical Engineering Dept, joined our team. Welcome, Maria! She is recording C. elegans locomotion to discover changes in motion features, related to aging and genetic background. She will be collecting data for the Interstellar Initiative grant development, and for our joint project with BIRDS lab (Shai Revzen and Brian Bittner).

Eleni is co-PI in a proposal development grant from the Japan Agency for Medical Research

The grant was awarded following the Interstellar Initiative, in which Eleni participated last September, in New York City.  The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) sponsored the Interstellar Initiative Funding Award for further development of the proposal titled “Elucidation of aging-driven decline of cognitive and motor behaviors through an interdisciplinary approach”. Eleni is Continue Reading »

Welcome Abdul!

Abdul joined the team recently as a RISE student (Research, Innovation, Service and Entrepreneurship program for ME undergraduate students). He is building a 3D rotary base for 3dimensinal observation of samples under the scope! Way to go, Abdul!

Welcome, Zongyu and Jiawei!

Zongyu Li and Jiawei Sun recently joined our team. They are both Master’s students at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. They will be working alongside with Shurjo Banerjee, to develop an algorithm that can successfully track worms in mazes. This is a particularly demanding task, since the videos are quite noisy. More details Continue Reading »