07/2022: Connor is presenting his "Archetypal Analysis for Neuronal Clique Detection in Low Rate Calcium Fluorometry" at IEEE EMBS in Scotland.
06/2022: Congratulations to Connor Beck for receiving the Dr. Donald Pierre Graduate Student Publishing Award for his IEEE conference paper.
02/2022: Mackenna and Conner got accepted to present their research projects at the 66th Biophysical Annual Society Meeting, which will be in San Francisco, CA.
02/2022: We have an entire new page highlighting OUTREACH engagements by the Kunze Lab. See and read more here about our Engineering Brain Art, or entrepreneurial activities.
Go to the NEWS page to read more about recent updates.
Research projects in the Kunze Lab live at the interface between micro- and nano-engineered tools and neuroscience with the scope of understanding the role and function of the brain microstructure in healthy brains and during the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
Go to the RESEARCH page to read more about the different research projects in our lab.
NSF CAREER award (CBET #1846271) to understand calcium communication in neurons with nanomagnetic forces and engineered network patterns.
NIH R21 award (NIA #1R21AG071691-01) to decipher the impact of nano-magnetic force modulation on protein transport in cortical neurons.
USEDA award (#ED19HDQ0200091) to develop next-generation biomarker profiling maps for the neurodiagnostic market.
USEDA award (#ED19HDQ0200091, 2) to advance magneto-mechanical topographies for tissue engineering applications.
Prospective graduate students:
We are open to incoming graduate students who are already accepted into a PhD program at MSU starting in Fall 2022, and looking to hire a new graduate students in microtechnology, microfluidics, bioelectronics, bioMEMS in Fall 2023. Read more about the application process on our OPENING page.
Prospective undergraduate students:
Get in contact with the P.I. if your are interested in 290R, 490R, USP/INBRE student projects in the area of BioMEMS, Bioelectronics or Neuroengineering.
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