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

Regeneration and Optics Laboratory

The NeuroLab studies neuroregeneration in an invertebrate model. We develop advanced devices and techniques for microscopy and imaging. We study neuroscience in the roundworm C. elegans, a powerful model animal.
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Selected Publications

  • M.B. Harreguy, V. Marfil, N.W. F. Grooms, C.V. Gabel, S.H. Chung, G. Haspel, Ytterbium-Doped Fibre Femtosecond Laser Offers Robust Operation with Deep and Precise Microsurgery of elegans Neurons, Scientific Reports, 10, 2020 4545
  • H. Cai, Y.L. Wang, R.T. Wainner, N.V. Iftimia, C.V. Gabel, S.H. Chung, Wedge Prism Approach for Simultaneous Multichannel Microscopy, Scientific Reports, 9, 2019, 17795
  • 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

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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