Name Lu Cao
Room Zuidhorst 127
Phone +31 53 489 5306
Function Post-Doctoral researcher
Research A human in vitro model for evaluating cardiotoxic effects of anticancer drugs
Lu received her bachelor and master degree in computer science at Beijing Forestry University. Her master thesis is focus on texture synthesis by Patch-Based Sampling. In 2009, she moved to Netherlands to continue her PhD study in LIACS, Leiden University. She mainly focus on the analysis of differences in the phenotype of biological specimens visualized in both 2D and 3D images and captured with different microscopes. From 2014 to 2016, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the group of Dr. Robert Passier, Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). She developed a method for single cardiomyocyte segmentation in high-content and high-throughput images. Currently, she joined the AST department in Twente University as a postdoctoral fellow and continue the research of image analysis for cardiotoxicity study.