Jonathan Erickson Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering

Jonathan Erickson

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Ph.D. in Bioengineering at Caltech - Conducts interdisciplinary research


Ph.D. in Bioengineering - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA
M.S. in Aeronautics - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
B.S. in Physics (cum laude) - Harvey Mudd College, Claremont CA


Research interests include plasticity and information processing in cultured neural networks, biomedical signal processing, gastrointestinal electrical activity patterns and biorobotics.

Selected Publications

Erickson, J., Tooker, A., Tai, Y-C., and Pine, J.  (2008) "The Neurochip: a parylene-based microdevice for non-invasive probing of cultured neural network connectivity at the single neuron level." J. Neurosci. Meth.  175(1): 1-16.

Tooker, A., Erickson, J., Chow, G., Tai, Y-C., and Pine. J. (2006) "Parylene neurocages for electrical stimulation on silicon and glass substrates."  Conf Proc EIEEE Eng. Med Biol Soc.  1:4322-5.

Erickson, J., Obioha, C., Bradshaw, L.A., Goodale, A., and Richards, W.O. (2009) "Detection of Small Bowel Slow-Wave Frequencies From Noninvasive Biomagnetic Measurements.." Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2009 Sep;56(9):2181-9.