Interesting Lab Websites

Alexander-Katz group: lipid bilayer physics, biopolymer physics, self-assembly

Anikeeva lab: bioelectronics, flexible neural probes, optoelectronics, magnetic devices

Baker lab: computational protein engineering, de novo protein design, the protein folding problem, homology modeling, ab initio modeling, crowdsourcing methods for protein folding

Barron group: using the bee brain as a basis for understanding cognition, biomimetic artificial intelligence, insect neurobiology

Berger group: hippocampal prosthesis, brain-brain interfacing, signal processing, implantable neuroelectronics

Boyden lab: synthetic neurobiology, expansion microscopy, optogenetic tools, connectomics, directed evolution, protein engineering, optical tools for neuroscience

Bruns lab: nanomechanical devices, supramolecular chemistry, rotaxanes

Chittka lab: honeybee neurobiology and ecology, sensory neurobiology of honeybees, computational neuroscience

Chung lab: CLARITY, related tools for connectomics

Church lab: synthetic biology, DNA nanotechnology, tools for systems biology, evolutionary biology, genome engineering, CRISPR, aging research, tissue engineering, nanopore sequencing

Cohen lab: computational approaches to neural oscillations, experimental approaches to neural oscillations

Covert lab: computational systems biology, whole-cell simulation, reporters for live-cell imaging, computational image analysis for live-cell imaging

Cronin group: molecular computing, information theory in chemistry, automated synthetic chemistry, understanding the origin of life by exploring chemical processes

Dionne group: biophotonics, nanophotonics, upconversion nanoparticles, tools for visualizing chemical processes, surface plasmon resonance, nanoparticle-based reporters for mechanobiology and electrophysiology

Douglas lab: DNA nanotechnology, protein engineering, nanorobotics

Doyle group: microparticles for biomedicine, microfluidics, DNA polymer physics

Frangakis group: structural biology, cryo-electron tomography for imaging cellular organization, integrating data from atomic resolution reconstruction techniques with cryo-electron tomography, pattern recognition methods to find spatial locations of biomolecules in 3D cryo-electron tomograms

Franklin group: novel nanomaterials for electronics, methods for fabricating nanoelectronics, nanoelectronic biosensors. 

Häusser group: neural computations in the cerebellum and neocortex, recording neural activity with Neuropixels, focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy for connectomics, simultaneous two-photon imaging and optogenetic manipulation, patch-clamp tools

Holten group: bio-inspired interfaces, materials science, polymers

Horiuchi group: computational sensorimotor neuroscience, neuromorphic VSLI design, neural computation in bats, mobile robotics inspired by neural computations in bats

Jeong lab: flexible electronics, brain-machine interfaces, biophotonics, wearable electronic “tattoos”

Ji lab: optical microscopy tools for neuroscience, neural circuits, computation in visual pathways

Johnson group: branched polymer nanomaterials, hydrogel networks, semiconducting organometallic polymers

Kleinfeld lab: brain microcirculation, imaging with two-photon microscopy and adaptive optics, orofacial motor actions and sensory processing, engineered cell-based reporters for detecting neurotransmitters.

Lee lab: connectomics, electron microscopy of brain tissue, two-photon calcium imaging, neurobiology of motor circuits and association cortex, correlative microscopy, x-ray holographic nanotomography.

Leifer lab: C. elegans neurobiology, optogenetics, calcium indicators, whole-organism optical neurophysiology, computational neuroscience.

Lieber lab: injectable electronics, biomaterials, brain-machine interfaces, flexible electronics, immunological responses to implanted electronics

Lipson group: robotics, autonomous self-replication, self-aware machines, food printing, computational evolution of soft robots, robots which show creativity, biomimetic machines, particle robotics. 

Lytton group: computational neuroscience, multiscale modeling of neurobiological systems, software development for biophysical modeling, dendritic processing models, network models, molecular models

Maharbiz lab: neural dust, implantable microelectronics, brain-computer interfaces, bioelectronics, electrical engineering

Metscher lab: x-ray microscopy for developmental morphology, x-ray microscopy of arthropod specimens, contrast agents for x-ray microscopy, dual energy x-ray microscopy, molecular probes for x-ray microscopy

Olsen lab: polymers, protein engineering, network chemistry, nanotechnology

Oron lab: far-field super-resolution imaging techniques, optics of biogenic crystals, nanoparticle optics, multiphoton microscopy

Pessoa lab: emotion and cognition, computational neuroscience, affective brain networks

Ramirez group: neurobiology of learning and memory, engineering memories using optogenetics and other techniques in order to treat psychiatric disorders

Rodriguez group: micro-electron diffraction for solving molecular structures, new methods for x-ray crystallography, protein engineering, imaging cells using lens-less x-ray diffraction techniques

Schiller lab: cortical computation, single neuron computation, plasticity mechanisms in cortex, sensorimotor learning mechanisms

Sestan lab: spatial transcriptomics in the brain, computational neuroscience, systems neuroscience, RNA sequencing

Stavrinidou group: electronic plants, organic electronics, bioelectronics

Wang lab: nanobioelectronics, nanorobotics, nanobiosensors, flexible materials


Cover image source: Chung lab



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