Entries by Galit Pelled

Dr. Galit Pelled was interviewed in WKAR morning news about the lab’s octopus- inspired prosthesis work

Researchers at Michigan State University are studying the brain body connection in animals like the octopus, and that research could be used to help develop better prosthetic technology. Dr Galit Pelled is the director of the Neuroengineering Division at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Sciences and Engineering and spoke with WKAR’s Mary Ellen Pitney about […]

Alesa Hughson Welcomed into the SfN Neuroscience Scholar Program

The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) will welcome its 2020-2022 cohort on August 1, 2020. With the addition of 123 scholars who accepted, the total current cohort (including 2019-2021) now encompasses 215 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Combined with Program’s past scholars (dating back to 1981), the NSP alumni network now encompasses nearly 1,200 underrepresented neuroscience researchers at […]

Dr. Galit Pelled is a recipient of the Withrow Excellence in Diversity Award

Galit Pelled, a professor of biomedical engineering, radiology, and neuroscience, is a leader in neuro-engineering and a champion in promoting diversity and inclusion. During her short time at MSU, she has made significant contributions to promoting an environment of excellence and inclusion and dedicating herself to building inclusive communities. She is the leader and principal […]

Lab featured in MSU Today

Pelled Lab featured in MSU Today for their research on octopuses. Read the article here: https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2020/no-bones-about-it-octopus-may-be-the-key-to-smart-prosthetics/