Research topic: Neuronal engineering, neuron-electrode interface, neuro-prosthetic devices.
Research methods: Multi electrode array electrode recordings, micro and nano fabrication for the realization of electronic devices suited for neuron interfacing, Live calcium imaging coupled with electrical recordings, Time lapse investigations of developing neurons, surface modification techniques.
Main projects in the lab include:
- Carbon nanotube based electrode for neuronal interfacing: Light sensitive electrodes
- Carbon nanotube based electrode for neuronal interfacing: Flexible biocompatible neuro-prosthetic technology
- Activity features in engineered neuronal networks
- Investigation into the properties of the neuron-electrode interface