Classes

    Electronics and Signal Processing for Experimental Rigs

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Course Instructors: Ofer Mazor, Pavel Gorelik

    Course description:

    Biomedical researchers often build and use experimental rigs consisting of several interconnected electronic instruments. These rigs are typically used to make high-quality recordings of weak biological signals. The goal of this course is to demystify the rig: What does each instrument do? How should they be connected? How does one troubleshoot noise, or adjust settings in a principled way?

    The course will focus on fundamental concepts in electronics and signal...

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    Arduino for Biologists: Building scientific instruments using Arduino

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Instructors: Ofer Mazor, Pavel Gorelik, Brett Graham

    Course description:

    The Arduino is a powerful and inexpensive digital microcontrollers that can be used to develop custom lab instruments. Many tasks that used to require a PC or expensive hardware can be put together with an Arduino and tens of dollars worth of parts. Developing microcontroller-based tools allows researchers to automate and scale up aspects of their research that were previously unfeasible.

    This nanocourse will cover the basics of programming an Arduino microcontroller and...

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