Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography (BM)

Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical tools are well suited to the study of biology because the attainable spatial resolution matches so closely to the length scale of cells and sub-cellular features: the spatial scale over which many events in normal and disease-state biology are occurring. Microscopic imaging continues to play a dominant role in medicine and biology, driven by the continuous advances in terms of imaging capabilities and contrast mechanisms. This group emphasizes the development and application of new techniques for micrometer-scale structural and functional imaging of biological systems. Among the efforts of this group are the development and application of methods that optimize the optical examination of cellular and tissue biology through increased spatial resolution, higher acquisition speeds, improved penetration depths and maximized contrast. Directions of interest include super-resolution microscopy, multimodal approaches, linear and nonlinear quantitative imaging, phase-sensitive detection of optical signatures and the integration of microscopy and OCT with endoscopic applications.

Shuo Pang University of Central Florida, CREOLChair
Javier Antonio Jo Texas A&M UniversityEvent Organization Vice Chair
Jian Ren Massachusetts General Hospital, HarvardResearch Communication Vice Chair

Congratulations to the student presenters recognized at the Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography Technical Group Poster Session at Frontiers in Optics: 

  • Mateusz Szatkowski, Wroclaw University of Technology
  • Brian Bentz, Purdue University
  • Chukwuemeka Okoro, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
View photos from the poster session online!
Submit your paper now to participate in Frontiers in Optics this October in Rochester, New York. Paper submissions for this year’s annual meeting are due by 25 May 2016 at 12:00 EDT.

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