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Michael Andrew Choma, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Cilia; Heart Defects, Congenital; Lasers; Respiratory System; Developmental Biology; Tomography, Optical Coherence; Optics and Photonics

Michael A. Choma, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist with expertise in pediatrics, biomedical optics, and biomedical engineering. His research uses innovative optical imaging methods to better understand and treat pediatric disease, including congenital heart disease and ciliary disease. Michael received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University (thesis advisor: Joseph Izatt, PhD), and his MD from Duke University....

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Melissa Eberle, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Melissa obtained her BS in Bioengineering from UC Santa Cruz. She received her PhD in Bioengineering from UC Riverside under the advisement of Dr. Hyle Park where her research focused on the development of optical coherence tomography to study the intrinsic optical changes of cortical tissue associated with seizure onset in vivo.  She was awarded an NSF IGERT training fellowship in video bioinformatics.

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Ute Alice Gamm, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

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Yong Bian, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Victoria M Chu

Undergraduate Researcher

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Zhilong Cong

PhD Student

Interested in Signal Processing Algorithms Development, Light Sources, Optical Imaging System Design, Electronic & Bio-Sensors, Photometry, Cameras

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Engin Deniz, MD

Instructor in Pediatrics (Critical Care)

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Siyuan Dong

Postgraduate Associate

Research interests:

Computational optics, Fourier ptychographic imaging, phase retrieval methods, super-resolution imaging and interferometry.

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Brendan Huang

MD-PhD Student

I am interested in quantitative imaging of ciliary physiology, which includes new image and signal processing techniques in conjunction with genetic manipulation of the animal model system Xenopus laevis.

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Charles Jin

Undergraduate Researcher

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Stephan Jonas, PhD

Postdoc/Senior scientist

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Joyce Li

Undergraduate Researcher

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Changgeng (Bruce) Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Research interests:

Biomedical optics, digital holography, optical microscopy, adaptive optics, ophthalmic imaging,interferometry and degenerate lasers development and applications.

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Ikbal Sencan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Ikbal Sencan completed her undergraduate study in Electronics Engineering Department of Fatih University, Istanbul in 2007 as Valedictorian. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2010 and 2013, respectively under supervision of Prof. Aydogan Ozcan. Her research in Nano/Biophotonics Laboratory was mainly focused on high-throughput, high-resolution, low-cost, on-chip imaging and its biomedical applications with an...

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Kevin Zhou

Undergraduate Researcher

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