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Efe Karabeyli

Efe Karabeyli

Faculty Mentor: Carl-Fredrik Westin, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Radiology
Project Summary: This project focused on the development of a new and robust approach to investigate the compressed sensing technologies for... Read more about Efe Karabeyli
Amanda Klaeger

Amanda Klaeger

Faculty Mentor: Adam Cohen, Ph.D, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Project Title: Optical Electrophysiology in Zebrafish

Project Summary: To understand the function of neural circuits in the brain and spinal cord, one would like to perturb specific neurons...

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Kriton Konstantinidis

Faculty Mentor: Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Project Title: Fitting adaptive autoregressive models for frequency analysis of non-stationary EEG data via hybrid Kalman filtering

Project Summary: High quality frequency spectra...

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Constantin Krempp

Constantin Krempp

Faculty Mentor: Sydney S. Cash, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Project Title: Single pulse electrical stimulation for epileptic seizures prediction and sleep neuromodulation

Project Summary: Electrical stimulation is a common tool to interact...

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Vanessa Laversenne

Vanessa Laversenne

Faculty Mentor: Marcie Glicksman, PhD
Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center
Project Title: Bioactive Compound Screen Based on a CD33 Assay for Alzheimer's Disease

Project Summary: The project is a drug discovery project in Alzheimer's disease from assay design to hit confirmation at the LDDN....

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Stella Lee

Stella Lee

2011-12 Summer Fellows
Host Lab: Dr. Olaf Blanke and Dr. Mario Prsa

Project Summary: The aim of my project was to determine whether human observers can learn to optimally...

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Norbert Majubu

Norbert Majubu

Faculty Mentor: Daniel B. Polley, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Eaton-Peabody Laboratory

Project Summary: Mr. Majubu will lead a research study focused on how to improve hearing in profoundly deaf cochlear implant users. He...

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Camille Mitchell

Faculty Mentor: Clifford J. Woolf, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D.
F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center and Neurobiology Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
Project Title: Investigating the pathogenic mechanism of C9orf72-associated ALS/FTD using spinal cord and cortex organoids as model systems

Project Summary: Organoid models of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) derived from...

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Nguyet Minh Nguyen

Faculty Mentor: Florian Engert
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Project Title: Neural and genetic mechanisms of collective behavior in zebrafish

Project Summary: This project combines behavioral analysis, mathematical modeling, and simulation, as well as functional imaging in...

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Numa P. Perez

Numa P. Perez

2011-12 Summer Fellows
Host Lab: Dr. Grégoire Courtine

Project Summary: My involvement in Dr. Courtine's lab was two-fold. I worked under the mentorship of Ms. Lucia...

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David Perruchoud

David Perruchoud

Faculty Mentor: Sydney Cash, MD, PhD
Cortical Physiology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital

Project Summary: This project takes place in one of the neurology laboratories of the Massachusetts General Hospital. It aims at the...

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Elvira Pirondini

Elvira Pirondini

Faculty Mentor: Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Anesthesia

Project Summary: Professor Brown’s group seeks to unravel one of medicine’s big questions: how anaesthesia works. Several statistical...

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Leonardo Pollina

Faculty Mentor: Gabriel Kreiman, Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology
Project Title: Task-dependent computational model of ventral visual cortex processing

Project Summary: Current computational models of visual processing focus on the bottom-up cascade of sequential operations from the retina...

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Lionel Renaud

Lionel Renaud

Faculty Mentor: Edwin M. Robertson, B.M., D.Phil.
Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Project Summary: The aim of this project is to improve our understanding of the neural principles governing memory interference. Memory...

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