Boston University Research on Tap: Illuminating How the Brain Works With the Help of BU Neurophotonics

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Boston University Research held an exciting Research on Tap event: Illuminating How the Brain Works with the Help of BU Neurophotonics. The speakers all presented their research within the 4 minutes allocated during this event and are listed below with links to their talks. The event was hosted by:

Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research


David Boas, Director of Neurophotonics Center and Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering


Research Presentations:

Seeing More with Microscopy,
Jerome Mertz, Professor, Biomedical Engineering;


In vivo Imaging of the Diseased Nervous System,
Alberto Cruz-Martin, Assistant Professor, Biology


Dissecting Long-Range Cortical Networks During Behavior,
Jerry Chen, Assistant Professor, Biology


Novel Laser Sources for Nerve Stimulation,
Michelle Sander, Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering


Neural Circuits for Social Behavior,
Ian Davison, Assistant Professor, Biology


Conversing with the Nervous System: Tools and Findings,
John White, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering


Worms Under Duress: Imaging Small Neuronal Circuits in C. elegans,
Christopher Gabel, Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics


Multi-dimensional Neuroretinal Optical Imaging for Humans and Small Animals,
Ji Yi, Assistant Professor, Medicine


Artificially Activating Memories to Prevent the Return of Fear,
Steve Ramirez, Assistant Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences


Investigation the Neural Basis of Learned Temporal Relationships,
Jeffrey Gavornik, Assistant Professor, Biology


Birefringence Imaging of Neuronal Activity and Myelin Degeneration,
Irving Bigio, Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering


fNIRS at BU,
Meryem Ayse Yucel, Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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