Microswimmers (C. elegans)

swimmers

Keywords: C. elegnas, electrotaxis, microfluidics, dielectrophoresis, synchronization, propoulsive power, exercise, drop, high throughput

[Movie, C elegans swimming while standing]
[Image: C elegans in a drop]

Publications

  • Han-Sheng Chuang, David Raizen, Anesia Lamb, Nooreen Dabbish, and Haim Bau, 2011, Dielectrophoresis of Caenorhabditis elegans, Lab on Chip 11, 599-604 DOI: 10.1039/C0LC00532K
  • Han-Sheng Chuang, David Raizen, Nooreen Dabbish, and Haim H. Bau, 2011, Electro-worming: The Behaviors of Caenorhabditis (C.) elegans in DC and AC Electric Fields, Physics of Fluids 23, 091107.
  • Samuel J. Belfer, B.S., Han-Sheng Chuang, Ph.D., Benjamin L. Freedman, B.S., Jinzhou Yuan, B.S., Michael Norton, M.S., Haim H. Bau, Ph.D., and David M. Raizen, Ph.D., M.D., 2013, Caenorhabditis-in-Drop array for monitoring C. elegans quiescent behavior, accepted for publication in SLEEP.

Videos

  • http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.3188 Han-Sheng Chuang, David Raizen, Nooreen Dabbish, and Haim Bau, Electro-worming: The Behaviors of Caenorhabditis (C.) elegans in DC and AC Electric Fields, best video award, 63rd APS/DFD meeting, Long Beach, CA, 11/20-11/23, 2010
  • http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.3691, J. Yuan, H-S Chunag, M. Gnatt, D. M., Raizen, and H. H. Bau, 2011, A Device to Measure the Propulsive Power of Nematodes, 64th APS/DFD meeting, Baltimore, MD, 11/20-11/22.
  • http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.4071, Jinzhou Yuan, Kun He Lee, David M. Raizen, and Haim H. Bau, 2012, Do Proximate Micro-Swimmers Synchronize their Gait?, 65th APS/DFD meeting, San Diago, CA, 11/18-11/20.

Collaborators:
Professor David Raizen