2016 News

Below is all the news out of the pNEURO lab from 2016.

November, 2016

  • Congratulations to Ahmad Jiman, who officially became a BME PhD candidate after completing all requirements for his Qualifying Exam!
  • We had a busy Society for Neuroscience conference, with seven lab posters! Shani Ross, Ahmad Jiman, Lauren Zimmerman, Aileen Ouyang, and Indie Rice all had a poster, and Zach Sperry had two posters. It was a fun time in San Diego.

September, 2016

  • We became a fashionable lab, getting lab t-shirts! This was in celebration of our lab’s first publication.

August, 2016

  • Congratulations to Zach Sperry, who officially became a BME PhD candidate after completing all requirements for his Qualifying Exam!
  • We had a fun lab event, playing whirlyball. What is whirlyball? A combination of bumper cars, jai-alai, and basketball!

July, 2016

  • Congrats to Zach Ricca in wrapping up his SROP experience in the lab with an excellent poster session.
  • We were very excited to have our first lab paper accepted, at BMC Neuroscience, with Shani Ross, Zach Sperry, Colin Mahar, and Dr. Bruns as authors.

June, 2016

  • Shani Ross and Lauren Zimmerman were both awarded Diversity Travel Awards to attend the upcoming NANS2-NIC meeting in Baltimore. In addition to Shani and Lauren, Aileen Ouyang and Zach Sperry will also be presenting posters.
  • For June 13th and 14th we had four posters at the NSF-supported International Conference for Advanced Neurotechnology, held at the University of Michigan. At this posting, they have all of the talks archived on video, which came from a stellar group of well-known researchers.
  • On June 23rd and 24th Zach Sperry led a College of Engineering Xplore Engineering Summer Camp workshop for kids of alumni. Many in the lab also helped out, in addition to other students in the neural engineering community, and we had a lot of fun. Our sessionused Backyard Brains kits to teach kids about talking to nerves. Here are links to the official flickr photo streams from Thursday (first, second, third sessions) and Friday (first, second, third sessions).

April, 2016

March 2016

February, 2016

  • At the BME Career Day, Indie Rice was recognized for the Best Overall poster presentation and Anastasia Ostrowski was recognized for the Best Research Poster presentation.