Award Winners

Award Winners

An Awards Committee consisting of Biomedical Optics Congress Chairs and Program Committee Members have been viewing poster presentations throughout the week.  Five Student Poster Presentation Award winners and 15 Student Poster Presentation Award Finalists have been selected to receive awards.  Winners will receive $500 each.  Award Finalists will receive $100 each.  Presentations were judged on technical content, display, and overall presentation.  Congratulations to the 2016 Biomedical Optics Student Poster Presentation Award Winners and Finalists listed below:

2016 Biomedical Optics Student Poster Presentation Award Winners

Sung Ji Ahn, Cornell University, USA
The Inflammatory Response Following a Laser-induced Cortical Microhemorrhage in a Rodent Model is Dominated by Brain-resident Microglia and Not Blood-borne Macrophages
Kirby Campbell, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Wavelength-dependent Second Harmonic Generation Circular Dichroism for Differentiation of Col I and Col III Isoforms in Stromal Models of Ovarian Cancer
Aeli Olson, Bethel University, USA
Super-resolution Snapshot Chemical Imaging with Plasmonic Nanoholes
Andrew Tsao, Columbia University, USA
Measuring the Thermodynamic Effects of Neurovascular Coupling in the Awake, Behaving Mouse Brain
Xinwen Yao, Columbia University, USA
Towards in vivo High-resolution OCT Based Ductal Imaging

2016 Biomedical Optics Student Poster Presentation Award Finalists

Heloise Auger, Université de Montréal, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, Canada
Contribution of Extra-cerebral and Cerebral Hemodynamic Signals During Exercise Quantified with Time-domain Near Infrared Spectroscopy
Irene Costantini, University of Florence, Italy
Combination of Two-photon Fluorescence Microscopy and Label-free Near-infrared Reflectance: A New Complementary Approach for Brain Imaging
Xiyu Duan, University of Michigan, USA
MEMS Based Side-Viewing Confocal Endomicroscope for Vertical/Horizontal Cross-Sectional Imaging
Clement Dupuy, Institut Langevin, University College London, UK
Acousto-optic Imaging and Reconstruction in Highly Scattering Media: Towards Quantitative Imaging
Sanathana Konugolu Venkata Sekar, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
In vivo Time Domain Broadband (600 -1200 nm) Diffuse Optical Characterization of Human Bone
Songhyun Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea
Modulation of Inhalational Oxygen as a Translational Marker to Predict the Efficacy of Chemotherapy
Feixiao Long, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Dental Optical Tomography with UCNPs
Simon Mekhail, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Fiber Bundle in-vivo Epifluorescence Microscopy with Image Reconstruction
Inema Orukari, Washington University in St Louis, USA
Alterations in Resting State Networks in a Mouse Model of Glioma Growth
Erman Oztekin, University of Florida, USA
Differential Laser-Induced Perturbation Spectroscopy Method for Biological Material Classification
Rajinder Singh-Moon, Columbia University, USA
Optical Spectroscopy Facilitated Characterization of Acute Atrial Lesions
Jianbo Tang, University of Florida, USA
Miniaturized Scanning Photoacoustic Imaging for Brain Study in Behaving Rats
Tianxiong Wang, Unversity of Virginia, USA
High-speed Functional Photoacoustic Microscopy of the Mouse Brain
Jingjiang Xu, University of Washington, USA
Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography-based Angiography for Scalable Wide-field Vascular Imaging
Guy Yona, Technion -Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Realistic Modeling of Optogenetic Neuronal Excitation in Light-Scattering Brain Tissue