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  • Monthly Tip Sheet Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - November 2011
    Monthly Tip Sheet Research Highlights from Biomedical Optics Express - November 2011
    30 November 2011
    The following highlights summarize key research recently published in Biomedical Optics Express, the Optical Society's (OSA) principal outlet for serving the biomedical optics community with rapid, open-access, peer-reviewed papers related to optics, photonics and imaging in the life sciences.

  • OSA Foundation Recognizes Student Researchers Frontiers in Optics 2011
    OSA Foundation Recognizes Student Researchers Frontiers in Optics 2011
    21 November 2011
    The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce the most recent student grant winners and scholarship recipients, recognized during the OSA Foundation Chairman’s Breakfast, held during the Optical Society’s (OSA) 95th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2011 in San Jose, Calif.

  • OSA Applauds Science Funding Levels in FY 2012 U.S. Federal Budget
    OSA Applauds Science Funding Levels in FY 2012 U.S. Federal Budget
    18 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) today praised the U.S. Congress for the passage of H.R. 2112, the minibus appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD); Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration; and Commerce, Justice and Science.

  • OSA to Host Congressional Briefing on Optics in Medical Imaging
    OSA to Host Congressional Briefing on Optics in Medical Imaging
    15 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA), in conjunction with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Research and Development Caucus, is hosting a congressional briefing this week on how medical imaging is being used to better diagnose and treat a range of conditions.

  • John Bowers Wins 2012 John Tyndall Award
    John Bowers Wins 2012 John Tyndall Award
    10 November 2011
    The Optical Society (OSA) and the IEEE Photonics Society are pleased to announce that John Bowers, Fred Kavil Chair in Nanotechnology and director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the recipient of the 2012 John Tyndall Award.

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