Bioengineering graduate student Matthew Cai constructs a 3D, digital map of individual cells in a human organ. Photos by David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering


Bioengineers Awarded $14M from NIH to Build Digital Maps of Brain, Other Organs at Single-Cell Level

BY:Liezel Labios

Kun Zhang, professor of bioengineering at the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has received $14 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to build 3D, digital single-cell maps of the human brain and organs in the respiratory and urinary systems