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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

September 1, 2017

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