Neuroengineering: Where Biology Meets Technology

Penn Neuroscience graduate students are hosting a public lecture entitled “Neuroengineering: Where Biology Meets Technology” and will feature 3 fifteen-minute TED style talks from Penn neuroscience faculty members: Drs. Danielle Bassett, D. Kacy Cullen and Timothy Lucas. Date: Thursday, November 19th, 6:30pm (Check-in and demos begin at 6pm) Location: Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational … Read more

Dr. Kate Davis to Speak at PENN-CEST 2015

Dr. Kate Davis, co-Director of the CNT, will be speaking on “Utilizing GluCEST to Localize Epileptic Networks” at the Symposium on Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (PENN-CEST 2015). “The aim of this symposium is to bring together researchers from varying backgrounds including physicists, biophysicists, bioengineers, chemists, imaging experts, materials scientists, radiologists, and clinicians from related disciplines … Read more

Epilepsy in Women

“Epilepsy in Women” Friday, May 15, 2015 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD, FACNS Assistant Professor of Neurology Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Candidate for faculty position, Epilepsy

PICS Symposium: Deformation, Defects, Diagnosis

Hosted by PICS and the Graduate Group in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science, D^3: Deformation, Defects, Diagnosis is a one-and-one-half day symposium focusing on the computational and mathematical issues associated with describing the deformation of data sets and ordered structures and identifying defects within these. This symposium is designed to bring together mathematicians, computer scientists, physical and biological scientists, … Read more

“Engineering the Next Generation of Brain Scientists” Featured in Neuron

Dr. Brian Litt’s “Engineering the Next Generation of Brain Scientists” featured in Neuron: New technologies to probe the nervous system are propelling innovation and discovery at blinding speed, but are our trainees prepared to maximize this power? The growing role of engineering in research, such as materials, computing, electronics, and devices, compels us to rethink neuroscience … Read more

Duygu Kuzum Presenting at MRS Spring Conference

CNT Postdoctoral Researcher, Duygu Kuzum, will be presenting some of her work at the 2015 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting & Exhibit. Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Abstract: Graphene has recently emerged as an attractive material for neural sensing and stimulation, owing to its flexibility, transparency, excellent electrical conductivity and low noise characteristics. Transparency of graphene is particularly important … Read more

CNT Research Retreat

When: Save the Date: Friday February 27, 2015, 8:30AM – 5PM             (Morning session, lunch, afternoon session).  What:  Center for Neuroengineering and Therapeutics (CNT) Retreat  Goal:          1. To target Center Grants, P01s and collaborative research          2. Discuss Neuroengineering Education and Industry Collaboration          3. Present our facilities and resources to help you!  Where:  Biomedical … Read more Initiative Featured on

Dr. Francis S. Collins, NIH Director recently featured IEEG.ORG, the NINDS-supported research initiative to catalyze collaboration and and data sharing for BigData studies of epilepsy, on his Directors’ blog on the website for the National Institute of Health. The article entitled “Epilepsy Research Benefits from the Crowd”(link is external) discusses the crowdsourcing process and its benefits.