2017

Bioelectronics herald the rise of the cyborg,” Science 358, 1233 (2017). [download pdf]

Congratulations to Anqi Zhang, Jae-Hyun Lee, Sean You, Yunlong Zhao and Professor Lieber for their top-ranking poster presentation “Nanowire Tools for Highly-Localized Studies of Neuronal Cells” at the Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) Open House in October 2017! Each year the open house showcases the research CNS users across campus are engaged in, and creates a forum for dialogue and collaboration.

Professor Lieber has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). “These newly elected members represent the most exceptional scholars and leaders in science, medicine, and health in the U.S. and around the globe.” See also Harvard SEAS announcement.

Professor Charles Lieber is awarded the 2017 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award. This award recognizes established scientists of exceptional creativity whose high-impact research has the potential to transform biomedical and behavioral science. See also Harvard CCB announcement and Harvard Gazette article. [download pdf]

Nanobioelectronics: Plug in your brain,” Nature Nanotechnol. 12:836 (2017). [download pdf]

Professor Charles Lieber appointed Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professor 1 July 2017. The chair supports “a tenured faculty member who has shown both extraordinary academic accomplishment and leadership within the University community.” The University Professor title itself is Harvard’s highest faculty honor. See also Harvard Magazine announcement. [download pdf]

Your brain on mesh,” Phys.org 5 July 2017. [download pdf]

Lieber lab syringe-injectable mesh electronics featured in the “Harvard Brain Science Initiative’s” new “PubMed Playlists,” a bimonthly report of “ten fascinating tales from diverse arenas of brain science, all found within the Harvard community.” To learn more about the featured research, read our recent paper in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1705509114, 22 May 2017. [download pdf]

Net electrode probe grows into the brain,” NEYRONET News (Russia) 26 May 2017. [download pdf]

5 Neuroscience Experts Weigh in on Elon Musk’s Mysterious “Neural Lace” Company,” IEEE Spectrum 12 April 2017. [download pdf]