Eleni’s seminar at NJIT

On Friday, October 30, Eleni is giving a talk at the Biomedical Engineering Department of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). She is going to talk about C. elegans spatial learning in T-mazes, the development of WormMaze platform, the mathematical model created to capture learning in the maze and guide future experiments (credit: Continue Reading »

LuCelegans Project is now included in ArtsEngine FEAST initiative!

LuCelegans (Luce: light in latin; Light–up C. elegans), or the Interactive Worm Project, is about building the first interactive, physical, 3–dimensional prototype of C. elegans nervous system. You can read more about the first phase of LuCelegans here.

For the second phase, LuCelegans has been selected to be part of the interdisciplinary, fascinating and Continue Reading »

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).