Graduate student Aroshan Jayasinghe successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation: “Biomechanics of Dorsal Closure Studied using Holographic Laser Microsurgery”. Well done. Congratulations to the now-Dr. Aroshan Jayasinghe!
Graduate student Holley Lynch successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation: “Investigating Cell and Tissue Mechanics during Drosophila Embryogenesis using Laser Microsurgery”. Well done. Congratulations to the now-Dr. Holley Lynch!
Research led by graduate student David Mashburn was recently published: D.N. Mashburn, H.E. Lynch, X. Ma, M.S. Hutson (2012) “Enabling user-guided segmentation and tracking of surface-labeled cells in time-lapse image sets of living tissues” Cytometry A 81A(5): 409–418. This article details a method for improving the interactivity of watershed segmentation algorithms. With this improvement, one…
Second-year graduate student Monica Lacy has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Monica!
Graduate student Aroshan Jayasinghe’s research into holographic laser-microsurgery received a nice write up in the April 2012 issue of Photonics Spectra: Medical Markets and New Niches Drive Laser Advances.
Graduate student Sarah Crews has been awarded a two-year GAANN Fellowship (Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need) from the Department of Education. Congratulations Sarah!
Incoming graduate student Ty McCleery (coming to us from Southern Miss) has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations and welcome Ty!