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Welcome to McMaster Biophotonics

The McMaster Biophotonics Research Group specializes in development of optical spectroscopy and imaging systems for biomedical and environmental applications. Ongoing research projects include: multimodality optical biopsy techniques for real-time clinical diagnosis and guided therapy, optical endoscope designs for gastrointestinal (GI) cancer screening, photodynamic therapy (PDT) photosensitizer uptake and dosimetry, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) technologies for high content screening; miniaturized optical sensors for water quality monitoring, and optical sensing and imaging technologies for smart home and aging research.

What's New

  • Oct. 2020: Congratulations to Eric for a successful defense and completing his PhD.
  • September 2020: Welcome new master's student Melissa from Towson University.
  • September 2020: Kevin is starting medical school at McMaster.
  • August 2020: Michael is awarded an AGE-WELL/MIRA scholarship for PhD research in Aging.
  • August 2020-August 2021: Jacob is doing a graduate internship at Wescam.
  • May 2020: Welcome new master's student Guha from Western.
  • May 2019: Morgan and Fares were awarded a MITACS-JSPS Fellowship for research exchange in Hamamatsu.
  • May 2019: Michael is awarded a CGS scholarship.
  • March 2019: Jessica won a graduate entrepreneur fellowship, the Judge's choices award, and the Forge student start award in the Forge Student startup contest. Our lab alumni Alex won the 2017 award.
  • March 2019: Eric and Michael were awarded OGS scholarship.

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