Welcome to The HERO Laboratory!

May 2020: Congratulations to Paul for advancing to candidacy!

April 2020: 02 papers were accepted for presentation at IEEE EMBC 2020. Congrats to Tai and Manoj!

April 2020: Congratulations to Ramses for receiving the CONACYT fellowship!

Mar 2020: The book “Interfacing Bioelectronics and Biomedical Sensing” co-edited by Prof. Cao was released. Our team also contributed 02 chapters. Big congrats to Tai and Isaac.

Mar 2020: Our paper entitled “Investigation of Machine Learning Approaches for Traumatic Brain Injury Classification via EEG Assessment in Mice” in collaboration with Profs. Miranda Lim (OHSU), Nikil Dutt (UCI), and Amir Rahmani (UCI) was published in Sensors MDPI. Congratulations to Manoj and Salar for your pioneering first step in this field!

Mar 2020: Our NSF proposal #1936519 entitled “Elucidation of bioelectromechanics in cardiomyocyte proliferation after injury” in collaboration with Dr. Juhyun Lee at UT Arlington is awarded. Our team will have $450k and 3 years to investigate the role of Notch signalling in heart regeneration using the zebrafish model. Link.

Aug 2019: Our lab was awarded with a $1M grant under the NSF’s Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) program under a collaboration with Prof. Miranda Lim’s group at OHSU! This prestigious award would provide us with resources in 3 years to bring the neurotransmitter probes to the next level! Congrats to our team https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1926818

Jul 2019: Congratulations to Ceyu Xu (Entropy) for winning the prestigious MTT-S fellowship 2019!

Jun 2019: Floranne Ellington, Ceyu Xu (Entropy), Brandon Kuo, Daria Shkel and Zhenghan Xu (Kevin) receive NSF REU Fellowship for Summer 2019!

Jun 2019: Congratulations to Zhenghan Xu (Kevin), Kaylx Jang, Daria Shkel, Henry Gip, Brandon Kuo and Ceyu Xu (Entropy) for the Summer SURP Fellowship 2019!

Feb 2019: Dr. Anh Nguyen joined our group! Welcome on board!