Penn neuroscientist named to MIT innovators list [Links Roundup] - Philly


Aug. 29, 2014 4:15 pm

Penn neuroscientist named to MIT innovators list [Links Roundup]

Plus: watch Indy Hall's Alex Hillman and Slash7's Amy Hoy talk bootstrapping.

University of Pennsylvania researcher Duygu Kuzum.

(Photo by Flickr user PopTech, used under a Creative Commons license)


Penn engineer named to MIT’s list of top innovators [NewsWorks]: “[Duygu Kuzum’s] fascination with biological computers eventually led her to Brian Litt’s lab at the University of Pennsylvania, where she’s been working to create transparent brain electrodes made of graphene. The idea is to record electrical activity while taking pictures of the brain. That information can be used to better understand brain circuits and begin to decipher neurological problems.”

Temple University summer program teaches kids digital literacy skills [Knight Foundation]See our coverage of this summer’s Urban Apps and Maps Studio here.

See Wilco Electronic Systems’ Brigitte Daniel in Marie Claire [Facebook]

Software development firm to open $1M simulation center [Philadelphia Business Journal]: “Software development firm Education Management Solutions is building a 5,000-square-foot simulation center at its headquarters in Exton, Pa. The clinical training facility will mainly cater to educational institutions and hospitals within a 50- to 60-mile radius that can’t afford their own simulation equipment. (At simulation centers health-care researchers and clinicians can develop their skills by working on mannequins and other non-living teaching tools.)”


Watch Indy Hall’s Alex Hillman and Slash7’s Amy Hoy talk bootstrapping and more with Good Life Project founder Jonathan Fields below. The pair organize bootstrapping conference BaconBizConf.

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