PhD student Kristie Huda presented her work at SPIE Photonics West 2020.

PhD student Kristie Huda presented her work at SPIE Photonics West 2020 in San Francisco. Check out the proceedings for more details about her work.

Kristie Huda, Carolyn L. Bayer, “Monte Carlo simulation for improving spectral photoacoustic imaging-based oxygen saturation estimation of human placental tissue,” Proc. SPIE 11240, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020, 112400D (17 February 2020);

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Congrats to Andrew!

Andrew Markel successfully defended his Master’s thesis on November 19. Congrats!

BFIL members presented at BMES Annual Meeting 2019

Graduate student Kristie Huda and Principle Investigator Dr. Carolyn Bayer attended BMES Annual Meeting 2019 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They presented their work on Monte Carlo Simulation based oxygen saturation estimation of human placental tissue.


R01 Funding

Dr. Bayer and team are the recipients of a new R01 award from the National Institutes of Health – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

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BFIL work presented at World Molecular Imaging Congress 2019

BFIL member Dylan Lawrence and Principal Investigator Dr. Carolyn Bayer traveled to Montreal, Canada to present the work of the lab at World Molecular Imaging Congress 2019.


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!