Assistant Research Scientist Eleni Gourgou has received the National Institutes of Health (NIH) K01 Career Development Award, for her proposal titled “Deciphering aging-driven cognitive decline in C. elegans spatial memory and learning through an interdisciplinary approach”.
Callan Luetkemeyer receives 2018-2019 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellowship
The J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program was established by Dr. J. Robert (BSE M ’45, BSE P ’45, MSE Phys ’47, PhD ‘50) and Betty Beyster to acknowledge that Ph.D.
Michigan News—Human embryonic stem cells can be guided to become the precursor tissue of the central nervous system, research led by the University of Michigan has demonstrated.
The new study also reveals the important role of mechanical signals in the development of the human nervous system.
Most biomechanics research takes place in laboratory settings, in part because conventional approaches, such as optical motion capture, require reflective markers and substantial calibration
What defines a living cell? How does one capture the molecular essence of life?
Ellen Arruda, the Maria Comninou Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected to receive the Society of Engineering Science (SES) 2018 James R. Rice Medal. The prize is awarded to a mid-career researcher (10-25 years after earning the PhD or equivalent degree) in the field of engineering sciences who has had a substantial impact in his/her field.
Understanding the ways in which mate