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Congratulations Caterina for obtaining 2nd place at the REU Poster Contest!

We want to congratulate our Summer 2019 REU student Caterina McConnell! Her poster titled “The Use of Ultrasound Imaging in 3D Holographic Heart Construction” was awarded 2nd place at the REU Poster Contest.

Her work was funded by a NSF grant to the University of Houston Computer Science Department (NSF CNS-1551221). This research was in collaboration with the McConnell Laboratory.

Caterina thanks Giovanni Molina a PhD candidate for his guidance and support.

Congratulations Caterina!

Paper Accepted for Presentation at EMBC 2019!

The paper Development of an Actuated Transrectal Biopsy System for Diagnosing Prostate Cancer: Preliminary Design and Prototype will be presented at the 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC 2019) to be held in Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019.

Publication accepted in Journal of Digital Imaging

Title: A Platform Integrating Acquisition, Reconstruction, Visualization, and Manipulator Control Modules for MRI-Guided Interventions

Authors: JD Garcia Velazco; Nikhil V Navkar; Dawei Gui; Cristina M Morales; Eftychios G Christoforou; Alpay Ozcan; Julien Abinahed; Abdulla Al-Ansari; Andrew Webb; Ioannis Seimenis; Nikolaos V Tsekos