Mightex Travel Awards
Mightex Travel Awards

Below is a list of Mightex Travel Awards winners. For details about how these researchers are using Mightex’s market-leading Polygon and OASIS for their research, please click the project titles to access the full descriptions.


Society for Neuroscience (SFN 2023)

12-15 November, 2023, Washington D.C., USA 

Relating cerebellar glutamatergic dysfunction and age effects on behavioral phenotype in Shank3△e4-22 mutant mice

Rajaram Kshetri & Prof. Ben Richardson

Southern Illinois University, USA



The 27th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2023) 

15-19 October, 2023, Katowice, Poland  

Single-cell isolation using the optoelectronic microrobot


Mohamed Elsayed, PhD & Prof. Aaron Wheeler

University of Toronto, Canada



Society for Neuroscience (SFN 2019)

19-23 October, 2019, Chicago, USA 

Reclusive Chandeliers: Dentate Axo-axonic Cells are Functionally Isolated Early After Status Epilepticus

Archana Proddutur, PhD & Prof. Viji Santhakumar

University of California Riverside, USA



23rd Internation Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science (μTAS 2019)

27-31 October, 2019, Basel, Switzerland 

Optoelectronic tweezers based on patterned illumination for cell and micro-robotic manipulation

Shuailong Zhang, PhD & Prof. Aaron Wheeler

University of Toronto, Canada



Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting (CAN 2019)

22-25 May, 2019, Toronto, Canada 

Optogenetically Eliciting Precisely-Timed Action Potentials in Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Axons

Kim Gruver, PhD & Prof. Alanna J Watt

McGill University, USA



Azam Asgarihafshejani, PhD & Prof. Jean-Claude Lacaille

University of Montreal, Canada




The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB-EMBO-2018)

12-15 December, 2018, San Diego, USA 

Spatial control of microtubule dynamics at the subcellular scale by patterned illumination

Jeffrey van Haren, PhD & Prof. Torsten Wittmann




Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS 2018)

7-11 July, 2018, Berlin, Germany 

Towards a microcircuit-based understanding of multiplexed spike code in the neocortex

Matthew Tran, PhD & Prof. Blake Richards

University of Toronto, Canada