is an exciting field that investigates fundamental principles and develops new optical technology for the interaction of light or photons with biological organisms, tissues, cells, and molecules.
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OUR UPCOMING CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, AND EVENTS
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January 22-27, 2022San Fransisco *fingers corssed*
We will update the list of all talks from BIL/COMI soon.Date: January 22-27, 2022 Time: Yet to be decided
November 8-11, 2021Online
Label-free optical microscopy of millisecond-scale neural activity using phase-sensitive and polarization-sensitive full-field interferometry in optically sensitive neuronsDate: November 10, 2021 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM CST
October 26-28, 2021Online
Advancing Translational OCT to Assess Eardrum Dynamics and Middle Ear InfectionsDate: October 28, 2021 Time: 1:15 PM EDT
BIL in the News
Welcome to our photo gallery! We cherish every image we take through our awesome microscopes, every figure that we make, and every photo that we take. We highlight a few of them here.
High-throughput NAD(P)H two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy mosaic of a rat testis specimen acquired in under 5 min. Bower AJ, Li J, Chaney EJ, Marjanovic M, Spillman DR, Boppart SA. High-speed imaging of transient metabolic dynamics using two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. Optica 5:2190-1296. 2018.
Simultaneous Label-free Multiharmonic Autofluorescence (SLAM) microscopy image. You S, Barkalifa R, Chaney EJ, Tu H, Park J, Sorrells JE, Sun Y, Liu YZ, Yang L, Chen DZ, Marjanovic M, Sinha S, Boppart SA. Label-free visualization and characterization of extracellular vesicles in breast cancer. PNAS, 116(48):24012-24018. 2019.
Propagation of a Gaussian beam through scattering media!
Guillermo is checking Jenny for the presence of middle-ear effusions using low-coherence interferometry ear probes.
COVID can't suppress our holiday spirit!
What does the fox say? Photon photon photon. (Origami by Edita Aksamitiene)
Proceedings of BIL second annual camping trip in 10 years!
Can you even spot the ball in this picture?
Captured @ BIL Farewell picnic
OCT oral cavity imaging on healthy volunteers. Won J, Huang P-C, Spillman DR, Chaney EJ, Wilberg A, Adam R, Klukowska M, Barkalifa R, Boppart SA. Handheld optical coherence tomography for clinical assessment of dental plaque and gingiva. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 25:116011, 2020.
Janet and Prabuddha see Elisabeth's poster at ISRS 2019.
This is us!
Keeping the team together even if circumstances keep us apart!
In vivo imaging of magnetomotive-force-induced hypothermia using optical coherence tomography and elastography!
Working with multiphoton microscopy leads you to have a love–hate relationship with photons!