Emily Heffernan and Maggie Hess receive NSERC USRA Grants

Emily Heffernan and Maggie Hess received NSERC USRA Grants to do summer research in the Perk Lab.

Emily is our newest member, a 2nd year student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She will be working on evaluation of sensory and visual feedback instrumentation for breast conserving surgery navigation.

Maggie is a seasoned and well published Perk Lab researcher, a 3rd year Life Science student. She will be developing a visualization and planning module in SlicerIGT for an articulated snake robot being developed for pediatric ventricular surgery at Sick Kids in Toronto.