Congratulations to our head, David Sampson, who was successful as sole Chief Investigator, winning an Australian Research Council Discovery grant entitled “A new tool for comprehensive label-free micro-imaging of cancer in situ”, AU$423,052, as well as several other grants for imaging infrastructure at UWA, with a total value exceeding AU$2M.
We are more than happy to annouce that a member of our group – PhD student Gavrielle Untracht – won the 3MT competition last week. She competed against 26 other students and will represent UWA during national finals in Queensland in October. Congratulations Gavrielle.
Congratulations to Philip Wijesinghe for the completion and submission of his PhD thesis. We wish him every success after this long journey of hard work and perseverance. Philip Wijesinghe holding his congratulatory gift.
Members of OBEL are busy finalizing plans for the International Conference on Biophotonics to be held in Perth from 30th April – 1st May 2017 Continuing the success of the previous meetings held in Sacramento, Ottawa, Jena, and Florence, the 5th conference will come to Western Australia, running over two full days, and back-to-back with the Science on the Swan. For more details on the conference including how to resister please visit icob2017.com. Early Bird registrations close on 29th March 2017
Congratulations to the microscope in a needle team who appear in a new video promoting innovation in Western Australia.
Congratulations to Dr. Peijun Gong and coauthors on their OCT lymphangiography paper being listed in the Top Downloads in Biomedical Optics Express in November 2016! https://www.osapublishing.org/boe/abstract.cfm?uri=boe-7-12-4886&origin=search
Tim Clay from Cambridge Consultants published an article on the major innovations in cancer care over the past decade and what impact have they had. Work on the OCT needle probe featured in the article along with an overview of other technologies from around the world. Cambridge Consultant Article Click Here
Promising New Imaging Tool Allows Surgeons to Detect Malignant Tissue During Breast-Conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer
The OSA published a press release highlighting the impact of the groups work in the recent paper published in Biomedical Optics Express on wide-field optical coherence elastography for breast tumour margin assessment OSA Press Release