Christopher M. Fang-Yen, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Department: Neuroscience
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
210 S 33rd St
240 Skirkanich Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-8422
Education:
BS (Physics and Mathematics)
Stanford University, 1995.
PhD (Physics)
MIT, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Research Interests:
Neurobiology and behavior in C. elegans; optical technology development

Keywords:
C. elegans
Optogenetics
Imaging

Rotation Projects:
Please contact Chris Fang-Yen

Lab Personnel:
Nick Trojanowski
Matt Churgin
Liping He
Levi Kanu
Eric Kim
Chih-Chieh Yu
Kasun Waidyaratne

Selected Publications

Seungeun Oh, Christopher Fang-Yen, Wonshik Choi, Zahid Yaqoob, Dan Fu , Yongkeun Park, Ramachandra Dasari, Michael S. Feld: Label-free Imaging of Membrane Potential using Membrane Electromotility. Biophysical Journal 103: 11-18, July 2012.

Kim Moonseok, Choi Youngwoon, Fang-Yen Christopher, Sung Yongjin, Kim Kwanhyung, Dasari Ramachandra R, Feld Michael S, Choi Wonshik: Three-dimensional differential interference contrast microscopy using synthetic aperture imaging. Journal of biomedical optics 17(2): 026003, Feb 2012.

Fang-Yen Christopher, Gabel Christopher V, Samuel Aravinthan D T, Bargmann Cornelia I, Avery Leon: Laser microsurgery in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in cell biology 107: 177-206, 2012.

Choi Youngwoon, Yang Taeseok Daniel, Fang-Yen Christopher, Kang Pilsung, Lee Kyoung Jin, Dasari Ramachandra R, Feld Michael S, Choi Wonshik: Overcoming the diffraction limit using multiple light scattering in a highly disordered medium. Physical review letters 107(2): 023902, Jul 2011.

Leifer Andrew M, Fang-Yen Christopher, Gershow Marc, Alkema Mark J, Samuel Aravinthan D T: Optogenetic manipulation of neural activity in freely moving Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature methods 8(2): 147-52, Feb 2011.

Fang-Yen Christopher, Choi Wonshik, Sung Yongjin, Holbrow Charles J, Dasari Ramachandra R, Feld Michael S: Video-rate tomographic phase microscopy. Journal of biomedical optics 16(1): 011005, Jan-Feb 2011.

Kim Moonseok, Choi Youngwoon, Fang-Yen Christopher, Sung Yongjin, Dasari Ramachandra R, Feld Michael S, Choi Wonshik: High-speed synthetic aperture microscopy for live cell imaging. Optics letters 36(2): 148-50, Jan 2011.

Ha Heon-ick, Hendricks Michael, Shen Yu, Gabel Christopher V, Fang-Yen Christopher, Qin Yuqi, Colón-Ramos Daniel, Shen Kang, Samuel Aravinthan D T, Zhang Yun: Functional organization of a neural network for aversive olfactory learning in Caenorhabditis elegans. Neuron 68(6): 1173-86, Dec 2010.

Fang-Yen Christopher, Wyart Matthieu, Xie Julie, Kawai Risa, Kodger Tom, Chen Sway, Wen Quan, Samuel Aravinthan D T: Biomechanical analysis of gait adaptation in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(47): 20323-8, Nov 2010.

Luo Linjiao, Gershow Marc, Rosenzweig Mark, Kang Kyeongjin, Fang-Yen Christopher, Garrity Paul A, Samuel Aravinthan D T: Navigational decision making in Drosophila thermotaxis. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 30(12): 4261-72, Mar 2010.

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Last updated: 07/18/2012
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