The goal of the work to be completed an Northwestern University is to quantitatively compare the ability of biological olfactory system and the bio-electronic nose to classify odorants. We will compare the detection, accuracy and resolution of trained animals (wild type and transgenic mice) vs. signals derived from the bio-electronic nose taken from wildtype and transgenic animals. To meet this goal, the Bozza lab will characterize the performance of wild-type and transgenic mice. The comparison will include a broad set of odorants, including complex odorants, mixtures and masking odors. We also plan to test specific targets of interest, as indicated by the agency.
|Effective start/end date
|2/19/17 → 8/19/18
- New York University, School of Medicine (15-AO-00-005162-0 // HR0011-16-2-0007)
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (15-AO-00-005162-0 // HR0011-16-2-0007)
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