July 27, 2023
This past Taco Tuesday, the BIOS lab visited the Durham Bulls Athletic Park to see the Durham Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights on STEM night. It was an exciting game complete with a come back win for the Bulls. We even made it on the jumbotron ...TWICE
June 6, 2023
As a great collaborator once said "Anotha One." Last week the BIOS lab celebrated another successfull PhD defense. Haoran has been a member of the lab for a long time, begining as a young masters student and growning into a senior PhD student role. During his time here [...]
March 21, 2023
The BIOS lab is pleased to announce that we have producted yet another PhD graduate earlier this month. Wesley Kendall successfully defeneded his work on clinical OCT and a/LCI projects with a focus on spectroscopic OCT diagonstics performed on colon polyps. During his time [...]
February 21, 2023
The BIOS lab is going to have a strong presences at this spring's Optica (formerly OSA) Biophotonics Congress with 4 oral presentations. Cindy, Trey, George, and Albert will be representing the lab in Vancover this April. We will share the exact date, time, and location of [...]
February 3, 2023
Last summer Cindy, Hillel, and Adam wrote a chapter titled Holographic Cytometry: Imaging of Cells in Flow for the Joseph Rosen edited textbook, Holography - Recent Advances and Applications, from IntechOpen. The full textbook is now published and available. Our abstract is [...]
November 2, 2022
For Halloween this year Cindy lead the lab in a group costume of the animals from the animated movies Madagascar. From left to right: Jiayun as Marty the Zebra, Cindy as Skipper the penguin, Trey as Private the penguin, Albert as Rico the penguin, George as Kowalsky the [...]
April 28, 2022
This April, our lab's very own Trey Highland and Albert Rancu attended the annual Biophotonics Congress, hosted by Optica, in Fort Lauderdale
March 18, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Evan Jelly who successfully defended his Ph.D on March 18th, 2022.
January 31, 2022
Last week the BIOS Lab traveled to San Francisco to participate in SPIE Photonics West - one of the world's largest annual meetings showcasing advances in research and technology related to all things photonics.
January 14, 2022 | Optica Publishing
Our lab's most recent publication exploring Dual-Axis OCT's ability to probe OCT signal deeper into highly scattering tissue (such as skin) was the most downloaded article for December 2021 and January 2022 for the journal Biomedical Optics Express.
December 10, 2021 | Duke University
Our recent work using Dual-Axis OCT describes how we pushed OCT to greater depth for imaging skin.
December 1, 2021 | Duke University
New post on our latest paper using holographic cytology to scan cells for signs of heavy metal exposure
Measuring the variability of thickness within thousands of cells per minute spots physical signs of cancer and carcinogenic exposure.
November 17, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Ge Song who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Development of Low-cost Imaging Tools for Screening of Retinal Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease" on November 17th, 2021.
October 21, 2021
This October four PhD students from our lab attended the Biomedical Engineers Society's annual conference.
October 4, 2021
Front Page News! OCT for monitoring transplant rejection chosen as cover article for recent issue of the Journal Of Biomedical Optics.
Our recent article by Jelly et al has been selected as the cover article for the most recent issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics published by SPIE.
August 20, 2021
Julianna Bordas has been named a Thurstone Medical Imaging Fellow by Duke BME department.
August 3, 2021 | Photonics.com
Jelly reviews recent progress in developing Dual-Axis OCT (DA-OCT) as a powerful diagnostic tool to image deeper into highly scattering tissue.
June 21, 2021 | SPIE.org
Dr. Wax discusses methods for seeing deeper into engineered samples with dual-axis OCT at this year's SPIE's Digital Optical Technologies meeting.
May 26, 2021
Congratulations to Evan Jelly for being awarded a 2021 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE!
September 4, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Han Sang Park who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Development of Quantitative Phase Imaging as a Diagnostic Modality with High-Throughput Implementation" on September 4th, 2020.
June 6, 2020
Zach Steelman successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Novel instrumentation for optical screening of epithelial dysplasia."
May 14, 2020 | Duke Engineering News
New imaging technique combines two technologies to spot early warning signs of Alzehimer’s disease in mice
December 19, 2019
The low-cost OCT system demonstrated by Sanghoon Kim, Prof. Wax, and the BIOS lab has continued to attract broad interest.
December 19, 2019
A recent paper by Evan Jelly, Zach Steelman, and Prof. Wax demonstrated high quality OCT imaging of knee cartilage through an endoscopic borescope, a development that could aid arthroscopic surgery. This work was one of the most downloaded articles from Optics Letters in [...]
July 23, 2019
The recent work first-authored by Ge Song is one of Translational Vision Science and Technology's most viewed articles of the month. Click here to read "First Clinical Application of Low-Cost OCT."
July 23, 2019
Will Eldridge is our newest Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering. Will defended his thesis entitled "Development of optical tools for the assessment of cellular biomechanics," which describes a variety of new quantitative phase imaging methods he developed to [...]
May 13, 2019
A newly published paper by Zach Steelman, Derek Ho, Ken Chu, and Professor Wax appearing in Optica has been ranked as the journal's third most downloaded item in the month of April 2019. Entitled "Light-scattering methods for tissue diagnosis," this review article surveys [...]
May 13, 2019
Three BIOS Lab graduate students became graduated students this weekend, receiving their diplomas to become newly minted Doctors of Philosophy. Congratulations to Drs. Yang Zhao, Sanghoon Kim, and Derek Ho!
April 11, 2019
Congrats to Derek Ho, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Development of Optical Technologies for Comprehensive Screening of Cervical Epithelial Health" on March 20, 2019!
July 20, 2018
It's defense season in the BIOS Lab, as Sanghoon Kim successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on Thursday, July 19. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
July 11, 2018
Duke BME's newest Ph.D. is now Dr. Yang Zhao, who successfully defended his thesis project entitled "Deep tissue imaging with dual axis optical coherence tomography" on July 10, 2018. Congratulations, Dr. Zhao!
May 29, 2018
Dr. Adam Wax traveled to China in May to deliver an invited talk at the 138th Optoelectronics Forum.
May 9, 2018
Master's student Haoran Zhang has received a Student Research Fellowship from the Biomedical Engineering department for his project entitled “Computational Reconstruction of Angular Scattering Profiles Using a Single Multi-Mode Fiber.” Congratulations, Haoran!
March 15, 2018
A new paper by Sanghoon Kim and co-authors from the BIOS Lab was the top-ranked download from the journal Biomedical Optics Express in February 2018. The article, titled "Design and implementation of a low-cost, portable OCT system," describes how a fully functional [...]
February 6, 2018
Another work first-authored by Yang Zhao has been designated a Top Download. In the month of January 2018, his paper was the 9th most downloaded article from the journal Biomedical Optics Express. Entitled "Real-time speckle reduction in optical coherence tomography using [...]
December 15, 2017
July 6, 2017
A recent paper by Yang Zhao and other members of the BIOS Lab has garnered a Top Download distinction. Their paper, "Dual-axis optical coherence tomography for deep tissue imaging," which appeared in Optics Letters' 12th issue of 2017, was the journal's third most [...]
April 7, 2017
One of our lab's recent research papers has caught the notice of the press. An article in New Atlas highlights the findings of a Biophysical Journal paper, published by Ph.D. student Will Eldridge and Professor Wax along with co-authors Zach Steelman and Brianna Loomis. [...]
April 7, 2017
Congratulations to Jawad Hoballah! Jawad was one of 11 Duke BME Master's students to receive the newly created Student Research Fellowship. Pratt News
August 8, 2016
After three years at the BIOS laboratory, we say goodbye to Jason...
May 12, 2016
BIOS lab work by Jason Maher and Yang Zhao featured on Photonics.com Recent papers on OCT & Raman spectroscopy and on spectroscopic OCT for characterizing burns http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60579&PID=1&VID=138&IID=877
May 12, 2016
The OSA BIOMED congress in Hollywood, FL was great fun. Presentations by our group included: Clinical Detection of Cervical Dysplasia Using Angle-resolved Low Coherence Interferometry by Derek Ho https://www.osapublishing.org/abstract.cfm?uri=Cancer-2016-CTh4A.2 Guidance [...]
October 11, 2015
October 13, 2015 Cambridge, MA Nanoscale Imaging and Sensing of Live Cells
April 11, 2013
September 24-25, 2015 Bethesda, MD Angle-resolved low coherence interferometry for the detection of cervical dysplasia in vivo