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March 26, 2014

Schaffer to serve on UFC

Chris Schaffer was elected by the faculty to serve on the University Faculty Committee. This committee serves as a primary liaison between the university administration and the faculty and also acts as the executive committee for the faculty senate (where Chris is also serving as a senator). Chris’s term will begin this summer and run through 2017.

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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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