It all began with a chick heart. During her undergraduate years at the University of Rochester, Kareen Coulombe teamed up with a post-doctoral fellow on a research project that examined the embryonic development of a chicken heart. The study fascinated her and kick-started more than a decade of research on that essential organ: “It stirred my interest in pursuing a PhD because of the depth of what would be required to investigate such a complex problem.”
Spring 2015 Biomedical Engineering Seminars Unless Noted, Seminars are Thursday 9 AM in Barus & Holley 190 February 11, 5:30 PM (Location TBD, Presidential Colloquium Series) Paula Hammond, Ph.D. Koch Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
March 5 Conor Evans, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Neuroscience research has been constrained by the cables required to connect brain sensors to computers for analysis. In the journal Neuron, scientists in a collaboration led by Brown University describe a wireless brain-sensing system to acquire high-fidelity neural data during animal behavior experiments.
PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, a bioscience and information technology industry association, announced the conclusion of its 2014 graduate fellowship program, noting five out of seven participants were hired by their host company.