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Samuel Chung

Assistant Professor,  Bioengineering

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Research Focus

brain cell regeneration, automated microscopy and laser surgery, user-friendly and low-cost fluorescence microscopy

Education

  • PhD, Harvard University, 2009

Research Overview

brain cell regeneration, automated microscopy and laser surgery, user-friendly and low-cost fluorescence microscopy

Selected Publications

  • S.H. Chung, M.R. Awal, J. Shay, M.M. McLoed, E. Mazur, C.V. Gabel, Novel DLK-Independent Neuronal Regeneration in Caenorhabditis Elegans Shares Links with Activity-Dependent Ectopic Outgrowth, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 2016, E2852-E2860
  • L. Sun, J. Shay, M. McLoed, K. Roodhouse, S.H. Chung, C. Clark, J. Pirri, M. Alkema, C.V. Gabel, Neuronal Regeneration in C. elegans Requires Subcellular Calcium Release by Ryanodine Receptor Channels and Can Be Enhanced by Optogenetic Stimulation, Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 2014, 15947-15956
  • S.H. Chung, A. Schmalz, R.C.H. Ruiz, C.V. Gabel, E. Mazur, Femtosecond Laser Ablation Reveals Antagonistic Sensory and Neuroendocrine Signaling that Underlie C. elegans Behavior and Development, Cell Reports, 4, 2013, 316-326
  • S.H. Chung, L. Sun, C.V. Gabel, In Vivo Neuronal Calcium Imaging in C. elegans, Journal of Visualized Experiments, 74, 2013
  • S.H. Chung, E. Mazur, Surgical Applications of Femtosecond Lasers, Journal of Biophotonics, 2, 2009, 557-572

Faculty

Apr 09, 2019

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

Faculty

Oct 25, 2017

Insights into Nerve Regeneration

BioE Assistant Professor Samuel Chung is studying microscopic worms to gain insights into nerve regeneration with hopes to help people with spinal cord injuries. Source: News @ Northeastern Samuel Chung is motivated by the “flash of insight”—that moment when days upon days of research result in a key breakthrough or discovery. He’s already encountered a […]

Faculty

Sep 01, 2017

New Faculty Spotlight: Samuel Chung

Samuel Chung joins the Bioengineering department in September 2017 as an Assistant Professor.

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