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Alexander R. Nectow

EDUCATION

09/2011- Present       Rockefeller University, New York, NY

                                     Ph.D., Neuroscience

 

09/2007- 05/2011        Tufts University, Medford, MA

                                       B.S. Engineering Science, magna cum laude

                                       M.S. Biomedical Engineering

                                       Some Relevant Coursework

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2014 – 2015              Finalist, National Collegiate Inventors Competition

 

2014 – 2015              David Rockefeller Fellowship, The Rockefeller University

 

2012                            Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation, Graduate

                                    Research Fellowship Program

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2013                            Christoph Borgers and Alexander R. Nectow, “Exponential time differencing

                                    for Hodgkin-Huxley-like ODEs,” SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, In Press.

                                   Download preprint here.

 

2013                            Alexander R. Nectow, Misha E. Kilmer, David L. Kaplan, “Quantifying

                                    Cellular Alignment on Anisotropic Biomaterial Platforms,” Journal of

                                    Biomedical Materials Research Part A, In Press.

 

2013                            Alexander R. Nectow, Eun Seok Gil, David L. Kaplan, Misha E. Kilmer,

                                    A Statistical Algorithm for Assessing Cellular Alignment,” Journal of Biomedical

                                    Materials Research Part A, In Press. Download here.

 

2012                            Alexander R. Nectow, Kacey G. Marra, David L. Kaplan, “Biomaterials for

                                    the Development of Peripheral Nerve Guidance Conduits,” Tissue Engineering

                                    Part B: Reviews 18, 2012. Download here.

 

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES     MATLAB

 

THESES

2011                            Alexander R. Nectow. Development and assessment of drug-eluting and

                                    anisotropic silk fibroin scaffolds for applications in peripheral nerve regeneration,

                                    Master’s Thesis in Biomedical Engineering. Tufts University.