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Vivek Venkatachalam

Vivek Venkatachalam

Assistant Professor

Expertise:

  • Experimental biophysics

About Vivek Venkatachalam

Professor Venkatachalam’s group develops tools to measure and manipulate whole-brain activity in freely-behaving animals.

Contact

Mailing Address:

335 ISEC (Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex), Boston, MA 02115
Institutes, Labs & Research Centers
Chemical Imaging of Living Systems Institute
Biology
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Biochemistry

The Institute develops imaging tools to highlight chemical processes – enabling clinicians to better diagnose and treat disease.

Venkatachalam Lab
Physics
Biochemistry

Studies of the neurophysiology of C. elegans from its birth to adulthood, which reveals the detailed relationship between the developing nervous system and the animal behavior. Advanced neurotechnology and microscopy techniques are used to measure large populations of neurons in freely behaving animals, while simultaneously recording their movements and motor decisions.

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