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Samuel Chung

206 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, Harvard University, 2009

Research & Scholarship Interests

central nervous system regeneration model in C. elegans, femtosecond laser surgery; user-friendly and low-cost fluorescence microscopy
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Department Research Areas

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

Related News

April 9, 2019

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.

October 25, 2017

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...

September 1, 2017

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