CVRTI Student Associate Appointment at Lassonde Center
CVRTI’s Abhijit Mondal, MS. has been invited to be a Student Associate at the Lassonde New Venture Development Center for the coming academic year (2012-13). The center mentors and assists students/researchers towards determining commercialization potential of technologies coming out of U labs. Students from all backgrounds are competitively selected and receive a partial stipend. They are trained in the various disciplines involved with early stage business development. Mr. Mondal is pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Dr. Alonso P. Moreno, developing new in vitro techniques using microelectrode array embedded in two and three dimensional cell cultures for studying the effects of controlled gap junction communication on electrical and metabolic propagation.