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A software architecture for cell manipulation

Azizian, Mahdi, Patel, Rajni, Gavrilovici, Cezar, Poulter, Michael
The University of Western Ontario
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Published in The MIDAS Journal - MICCAI 2011 Workshop: Systems and Architectures for Computer Assisted Interventions.
Submitted by Mahdi Azizian on 2011-08-05 15:07:23.

A software architecture has been developed for image-guided robot-assisted cell manipulation. The system provides tools for positioning and navigation of multiple micromanipulators under live microscope images. The main application of this system is in multi-electrode patch clamp electrophysiology; however the same architecture can be used for any other type of cell micromanipulation as well as other applications such as micro-assembly.