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$25,000 Grant awarded for Research on Nanostimulator to Study Sensory Transduction and Amplification in the Inner Ear

Auburn, MA | Posted on August 15th, 2007

The $25,000 PI NanoInnovation Grant™ was awarded to

Andrea Lelli, Eric A. Stauffer and Jeffrey R. Holt, Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA,
for the following submission:

A Fast Mechanical Nanostimulator to Study Sensory Transduction and Amplification in the Inner Ear

Runners up were the following proposals:

Maskless Optical Lithography Below the Diffraction Limit and Outside of the Near-Field Spectroscopy

Submitted by: Peter RH Stark, Harvard Medical School, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Boston, MA

and

Scanning Sideview AFM: Simultaneous atomic force microscopy and sideview imaging for studies of cell mechanics Submitted by: Ovijit Chaudhuri and Sapun H. Parekh, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley

Please join us in congratulating the winners!

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About Physik Instrumente
PI is a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for photonics, nanotechnology, semiconductor and life science applications. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoelectric and electromagnetic drives for 35+ years. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eight subsidiaries and total staff of 450+.

About the PI NanoInnovation Grant

The PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. NanoInnovation Grant™ is an annual program to support research related to nanotechnology, optics and biotechnology in the US and Canada.

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