Grant: $36,795 - National Institutes of Health - Jun. 3, 2009
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Award Description: This is a summer supplement award to the existing parent R-15 grant (R15CA119253) that was awarded for a 2-year period. The objective of this administrative supplement award is to provide summer research experience for (undergraduate/high school) students and science educators to work on the existing parent grant.
Project Description: The student(s) were involved in a variety of tasks as described in the initial proposal. These include: 1. Cutting and polishing of individual optical fibers or fiber bundles for the building of the optical probe; 2. Constructing the simultaneous multiple illumination system using beam splitters 3. Machining, assembling, and housing the optical fibers to develop a hand-held based fiber probe. 4. Developed a simulated movie file of the hand-held probe based optical imaging system. 5. An optimized cart-based portable imaging system was designed in Solid Works. This cart was custom-designed and currently the details are discussed with various vendors to develop a custom-built product.
Jobs Summary: During Summer 2009, the PI had hired two undergraduate students (Seniors in Biomedical Engineering department at Florida International University) to work on the R15 grant, supported by these supplemental funds. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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