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Research interests

Dr. Keith Cheng's research interests currently include phage genetics, E. coli genetics, recombination, cancer genetics, model system genetics, human genetics, human population genetics, genomics, phenomics, anatomic pathology, computational phenomics, automated phenotyping, microCT, synchrotron microCT, high-throughput imaging, machine learning, skin pigmentation, race, natural selection, social selection, music and medicine, piano, violin, classical music, chamber music, public media and web-based resources.

Research interests

Dr. Keith Cheng's research interests currently include phage genetics, E. coli genetics, recombination, cancer genetics, model system genetics, human genetics, human population genetics, genomics, phenomics, anatomic pathology, computational phenomics, automated phenotyping, microCT, synchrotron microCT, high-throughput imaging, machine learning, skin pigmentation, race, natural selection, social selection, music and medicine, piano, violin, classical music, chamber music, public media and web-based resources.

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Tissue Chemical Compounds

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Projects 1994 2019

X-Ray Microtomography
Synchrotrons
Zebrafish
Daphnia
Research Personnel
Zebrafish
Genomics
Precision Medicine
Drug Discovery
Research
Genomic Instability
Zebrafish
Neoplasms
Genes
Vertebrates
Pigmentation
Melanosomes
Calcium
Melanins
Skin Pigmentation

Research Output 1984 2018

3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of fixation and embedding techniques for optimized histological preparation of zebrafish

Copper, J. E., Budgeon, L. R., Foutz, C. A., Van Rossum, D. B., Vanselow, D. J., Hubley, M. J., Clark, D. P., Mandrell, D. T. & Cheng, K., Jun 1 2018, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part - C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. 208, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histological Techniques
Zebrafish
Tissue
Histology
Hydration
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary lipophilic iron alters amyloidogenesis and microglial morphology in Alzheimer's disease knock-in APP mice

Peters, D. G., Pollack, A. N., Cheng, K., Sun, D., Saido, T., Haaf, M. P., Yang, Q., Connor, J. & Meadowcroft, M., Mar 1 2018, In : Metallomics. 10, 3, p. 426-443 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Iron
Alzheimer Disease
Iron
Brain
Amyloid

Rigid Embedding of Fixed and Stained, Whole, Millimeter-Scale Specimens for Section-free 3D Histology by Micro-Computed Tomography

Lin, A. Y., Ding, Y., Vanselow, D. J., Katz, S. R., Yakovlev, M. A., Clark, D. P., Mandrell, D., Copper, J. E., Van Rossum, D. B. & Cheng, K., Oct 17 2018, In : Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Histology
Tomography
Tissue
X rays
Immobilization

Synchrotron microCT imaging of soft tissue in juvenile zebrafish reveals retinotectal projections

Xin, X., Clark, D., Ang, K., Van Rossum, D. B., Copper, J., Xiao, X., La Riviere, P. J. & Cheng, K., Jan 1 2017, Optical Biopsy XV: Toward Real-Time Spectroscopic Imaging and Diagnosis. Alfano, R. R. & Demos, S. G. (eds.). SPIE, 100601I. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10060).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

X-Ray Microtomography
Synchrotrons
Zebrafish
synchrotrons
projection

Automated detection of retinal cell nuclei in 3D micro-CT images of zebrafish using support vector machine classification

Ding, Y., Tavolara, T. & Cheng, K., Jan 1 2016, Medical Imaging 2016: Digital Pathology. Madabhushi, A. & Gurcan, M. N. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9791. 97911A

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zebrafish
Cell Nucleus
organisms
Support vector machines
Cells

Activities 2017 2017

  • 3 Oral presentation

Morphometric phenomics and Cross-Atlas Registration of Virtual 3D soft tissue microCT images of Zebrafish

Keith Cheng (Speaker), Y Ding (Speaker), AY Lin (Speaker), M Yakovlev (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker), X Xin (Speaker), S Katz (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker), PJ La Riviere (Speaker)
Jul 5 2017

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

From Morphology to Math: Using whole zebrafish to create the engineering and computational infrastructure for Microanatomic Phenomics

Keith Cheng (Speaker), Y Ding (Speaker), SR Katz (Speaker), AY Lin (Speaker), D van Rossum (Speaker), D Vanselow (Speaker)
Sep 27 2017

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation