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Throughout the two-week Summer Institute, participants will have the opportunity to interact with engineers and scientists and participate in hands-on laboratory modules in basic engineering/physical science experimental methods.

2015 Program TBA

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Neuroscience and
Cellular Mechanics


The overall objective is to enhance the ability to address overarching challenges in the area of Mechanobiology of the Brain. Highly interdisciplinary in nature, the 2015 Summer Institute will offer faculty expertise from biology, engineering, materials science, medical science, and imaging through a combination of lectures and hands-on lab experiences.

Specific objectives include:

  • Educate researchers and graduate students about the fundamentals of neuroscience and cellular mechanics
  • Provide an intense learning experience and facilitate interaction among engineers, biologists, and clinicians
  • Train a new generation of researchers at the interaction of neuroscience and engineering