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Christopher A. Buneo

Associate Professor

Research areas of interest
Motor control, neurophysiology, neural prosthetics

Professional preparation
Postdoctoral Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 2003-2005
Ph.D., physiology, University of Minnesota, 1996
B.S. and M.S., physical therapy, Long Island University, 1988

Courses taught
Spring 2012
BME 598                Special Topics
BME 593                Applied Project
BME 598                Special Topics

Recognition and awards
NSF CAREER Award: Characterizing Neural Mechanisms of State Estimation in the Posterior Parietal Cortex

Selected publications
Gregory A. Apker, Christopher A. Buneo, “Contribution of execution noise to arm movement variability in three-dimensional space,” Journal of Neurophysiology 2012; 107(1):90-102.

Liliana Rincon-Gonzalez, Christopher A. Buneo, Stephen I. Tillery, “The prprioceptive map of the arm is systematic and stable, but idiosyncratic,” PloS ONE 2011; 6(11).

G.A. Apker, C.P. Karimi, C.A. Buneo, “Contributions of vision and proprioception to arm movement planning in the vertical plane,” Neuroscience Letters 2011; 503(3): 186-190.

Christopher A. Buneo, “Analyzing neural responses with vector fields,” Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2011; 197(1): 109-117.

Ying Shi; Christopher A. Buneo, “Neural mechanisms of limb position estimation in the primate brain,” Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 2011.