AssociateProfessor, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell-Ithaca
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Chris B. Schaffer is an Associate Professor at Cornell University in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1995 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2001, both in Physics. His research centers on the development of optical tools for in vivo manipulation and quantitative imaging of biological structures and the use of these tools to study the role of cortical microvascular lesions in neurological disease. As part of Cornell’s Physical Sciences – Oncology Center, he will use the optical techniques his lab has developed to study the arrest of circulating tumor cells in the microvasculature and their invasion into parenchymal tissue.