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September 1, 2014

Schaffer-Nishimura Lab on Ice!

Last Friday, members of the Schaffer-Nishimura lab collectively accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from one lab member (Shiva!). We dumped ice water on our heads, donated to the American Lung Association, and have challenged the Butcher and Lammerding labs to complete this challenge too.

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TRAIL-coated leukocytes that kill cancer cells in the circulation

Michael J. Mitchell, Elizabeth Wayne, Kuldeepsinh Rana, Chris B. Schaffer, and Michael R. King

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Early Edition (

Optoporation and Genetic Manipulation of Cells Using Femtosecond Laser Pulses

Andrew A. Davis, Matthew J. Farrar, Nozomi Nishimura, Moonsoo M. Jin, and Chris B. Schaffer

Biophysical Journal 105, 862 (2013)

Stimulus-Evoked Calcium Transients in Somatosensory Cortex Are Temporarily Inhibited by a Nearby Microhemorrhage

Flor A. Cianchetti, Dong Hwan Kim, Sally Dimiduk, Nozomi Nishimura, Chris B. Schaffer

Public Library of Science ONE 8, e65663 (2013)

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