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Visualizing and mapping the brain at microscopic resolution with serial optical coherence scanner

Taner Akkin

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
  11:10 a.m.–Noon

Location: Chung Hall 205/206
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Category: Colloquium

Description: Large-scale brain imaging and mapping at microscopic resolution is feasible with intrinsic optical contrasts.  Serial optical coherence scanner, which combines a multi-contrast optical coherence tomography and a tissue slicer, distinguishes white matter and gray matter and visualizes nerve fiber tracts that are as small as a few tens of micrometers.  Axonal birefringence highlights the location and myelination of nerve fibers, while the axis orientation contrast indicates the fiber alignment in the plane...

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Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Bioengineering Department

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Nancy Ford
(951) 827-5025