Dr. Valentine is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at UCSB. Dr. Valentine uses nanoscale techniques to test the cytoskeleton of individual neurons. Her lab invents new methods of manipulating and imaging these subcellular processes. With these tools, Dr. Valentine is able to determine how the cellular infrastructure responds to and recovers from impact. Training & awards: A Fullbright Scholar, NSF Career, and Burroughs Wellcome Career award winner, Dr. Valentine has degrees in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard.
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