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Eleni Gourgou

Eleni Gourgou

Associate Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

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Address

2658 GGB
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: egourgou@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 936-2423

Research Interests

Neurobiology of memory and learning, emphasis on spatial learning and aging-driven decline; Behavioral neurogenetics and neuronal basis of behavior; Development of controlled, engineered microenvironments to interrogate the nervous system; Mathematical models of neuronal networks; Locomotion dynamics; Customized 3D printing of hydrogels; Technology (3D printing, microfluidics, nanoparticles) and engineering (image processing, computer vision, data analytics) coupled with neurobiology; Multi-scale dynamics of biological systems, emphasis on neurons and neuronal circuits; Neuronal physiology and calcium dynamics; Cell physiology, signal transduction and stress; Arts/Science integration.

Faculty Type

Research

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2021 Willie Hobbs Moore Achievement Awarded to Two ME Faculty
03/22/2021
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Gourgou receives NIH K01 Career Development Award
07/25/2018
Her proposal is titled “Deciphering aging-driven cognitive decline in C. elegans spatial memory and learning through an interdisciplinary approach”.