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News Release 15-052 - Video

Automated microbead delivery to cell

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A chemical-carrying polymeric microbead is captured and delivered to the cell body of a neuron using a magnetic microrobot. Control of the microrobot is automated using visual feedback. The microrobot is 35 microns in width.

Credit: E Steager, MS Sakar, C Magee, A Cowley, V Kumar, GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania

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