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
Congratulations to OBEL Director, Prof. David Sampson, for being newly elected as an SPIE Society Director for a three-year term: 2017-2019. MORE
OBEL PhD student, Philip Wijesinghe, along with Austin Shen (OBEL ex- undergraduate student), in a team of 4, won the Sharks Solution Prize – one of the major WA state prizes at GovHack2016 – a national government-sponsored data-driven hackathon.
Prof. David Sampson featured in SPIE Newsroom. Optical coherence elastography may increase efficiency of cancer surgery. Video here: link
“An innovative and interactive digital campaign aimed at breaking down the stereotypes associated with engineering and encouraging more young women to study engineering was launched on 15 July 2016 by the Group of Eight (GO8) universities and Engineers Australia, featuring the music of contemporary artists, NERVO. The campaign, known as Made By Me, is a website featuring a video clip with female engineers creating androids using different engineering solutions and technologies.” — READ MORE http://www.madebyme.org.au/engineers/kelsey-kennedy/