Bruce Tromberg to head NIH unit

BLIMC Director will over see biomedical imaging, bioengineering at the NIBIB

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2018 R.W. Wood Prize Recipient

The Optical Society (OSA) honors Dr. Chris Barty for his outstanding achievements in the field of optics.

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Lumitron Launch Event

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The BLI at 30

On February 9, 2017, UCI senior leadership, faculty, staff, regional business and community leaders gathered to celebrate BLI's 30th anniversary.

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New UC-HBCU Program

The BLI and Henry Samueli School of Engineering have teamed with Hampton University, Clark Atlanta Unversity and Albany State University to establish a collaborative "Pathways to Biophotonics and Biomedical Engineering (PBBE)" Training Program.

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A New Way to Image Fat Metabolism

NIBIB-funded BLI team develops a new imaging technique to measure how people break down dietary fat.
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BLI Director Bruce Tromberg discusses metabolism and disease in a radio interview.
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In the News

BLI Director of Dentistry Petra Wilder-Smith featured on both CBS This Morning and online in the Wall Street Journal.

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DOSI technology featured in the OC Register

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  • Easy-to-use software tools with graphical-user-interfaces to simulate the propagation and distribution of optical radiation in cells and tissues

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Laser scanning of a thin turbid sample. HF-WEFS method is applied to obtain the amplitude and phase distortion of 800nm focused beam by spherical scatterers. Supported by LAMMP, an NIBIB Biotechnology Resource Center at the Beckman Laser Institute.

How to see beneath the surface of tissue.

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