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Dr. Jordan J. Williams

Dr. Jordan Williams
Dr. Jordan J. WilliamsMarquette University

Olin Engineering, 338A

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7569Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering

Director

The Neural Engineering, Interfacing, Modulation and Optimization Laboratory (NEIMO)

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, 2013-2019, Systems Neuroscience Institute, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.D., 2013, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ph.D., 2013, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.S., 2005, Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University
  • B.S., 2005, Engineering Physics, South Dakota State University

Research Interests

  • Peripheral optogenetics for motor stimulation
  • Brain-machine interfaces and neural prosthetics
  • Viral gene therapy for spinal cord injury and disease
  • Neural correlates of motor learning

Selected Recent Publications

J.J. Williams, A.M. Watson, A.L. Vazquez, A.B. Schwartz (2019). Viral-mediated optical stimulation of peripheral motor nerves in non-human primates.  Frontiers in Neuroscience. July;13.  doi:  https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00759

J.J. Williams, A.B. Schwartz, A.L. Vazquez (2019).  Prolonged functional optical sensitivity in non-human primate motor nerves following Cyclosporine-based immunosuppression and rAAV2-retro mediated expression of ChR2.  Proceedings of the 9th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering.  doi:10.1109/NER.2019.8716978


N.J. Michelson, A.L. Vazquez, J.R. Eles, J.W. Salatino, E.K. Purcell, J.J. Williams, X.T. Cui, T.D. Kozai (2017).  Multi-scale, multi-modal analysis uncovers complex relationship at the brain tissue-implant neural interface: New Emphasis on the Biological Interface.  Journal of Neural Engineering, April;15(3).  doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/aa9dae

J.J. Williams*, A.G. Rouse*, J.J. Wheeler, D.W. Moran (2016) Spatial co-adaptation of cortical control columns in a micro-ECoG brain-computer interface.  Journal of Neural Engineering. Sept;13(5).  doi:1741-2552/13/5/056018.  (* Co-first authors)    

J.J. Williams, A.G. Rouse, J.J, S. Thongpang, J.C. Williams, D.W. Moran (2013) Differentiating closed-loop cortical intention from rest: Building an asynchronous electrocorticographic BCI.  Journal of Neural Engineering. Aug;10(4). doi:1741-2552/10/4/046001


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