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MURI: Understanding and Controlling the Coupled Electrical, Chemical & Mechanical Excitable Networks of Living Systems

Faculty 

Wolfgang Losert (IPST/IREAP) -- project lead
John Fourkas (Chemistry/Biochemistry)
Researchers from three additional universities

Funding Agency 

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Description 

This five-year project, led by the University of Maryland, falls under MURI Topic 9: Exploiting Biological Electromechanics: Using Electromagnetics Energy to Control Biological Systems. Other universities participating in this MURI include Arizona State University, Johns Hopkins and UC-Davis.