Lab work wins prize at Tulane poster competition

Congratulation to Karease Quashie for her second place prize at the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) poster competition! Karease, a visiting student from Emory University, spent the summer with the BFIL investigating the efficacy of targeting nanodroplets to the placenta.

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Kristie Huda passes qualifying exam

Congratulations to BFIL member Kristie Huda for successfully completing her Qualifying Exam!


BFIL Community Outreach

This week, 7th grade students from Audubon school visited the lab as part of Tulane BME’s STEM outreach efforts. The students attended various workshops including the BFIL run “From light to sound: A demonstration of the Photoacoustic Effect”

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Successful Master’s thesis defense – Adam Kolkin

Congratulations to Adam Kolkin on the successful defense of his Master’s theses!

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Successful Master’s thesis defense – Megan Escott

Congratulations to Megan Escott on the successful defense of her Master’s theses!


BFIL members present their work at OSA 2019

BFIL members Kristie Huda and Megan Escott traveled to Tuscon, AZ to present their work at OSA 2019. Kristie’s presented her work evaluating a tomographic photoacoustic imaging system to image placental function. Megan’s talk focused on local oxygen delivery to the placenta using targeted nanodroplets.


Lab work presented at Tulane SSE Research Days

Dylan Lawrence and Chengxi Wu of the BFIL presented posters of their work at the 2019 Tulane School of Science and Engineering Research Days.


BFIL research gains local attention

Fox News interviewed Principal Investigator Dr. Carolyn Bayer on the recent work of the BFIL. See the full interview here!


BFIL at SRI 2019

Principal Investigator Dr. Carolyn Bayer traveled to Paris, France to showcase the work of the BFIL at the Society for Reproductive Investigation’s annual meeting.


PI Dr. Carolyn Bayer presents at SPIE Medical Imaging Conference

The work of the BFIL was presented at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference in San Diego, CA.