Foster Lab Alumni
Timothy Baran, Ph.D.
Thesis: Optical Dosimetry and Treatment Planning for Photodynamic Therapy
Currently: Research Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Imaging Sciences
William J. Cottrell, Ph.D.
Thesis: Imaging, Scattering, and Spectroscopic Systems for Biomedical Optics: Tools for Bench Top and Clinical Applications
Currently: Senior Physics Engineer, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
Ken Kang-Hsin, Ph.D.
Thesis: Photodynamic Therapy:Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Dosimetry
Currently: Medical Physicist, Johns Hopkins University
Jeremy D. Wilson, Ph.D.
Thesis: Measurements and Interpretations of Light Scattering from Intact Biological Cells
Currently: Associate, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Chad E. Bigelow, Ph.D.
Thesis: Biological Applications of Confocal Fluorescence Polarization Microscopy
Currently: Senior Investigator I, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Soumya Mitra, Ph.D.
Thesis: Photodynamic Therapy: Biophysical Mechanisms and Molecular Responses
Currently: Senior Scientist II, AbbVie
Jarod C. Finlay, Ph.D.
Thesis: Reflectance and Fluorescence Spectroscopies in Photodynamic Therapy
Currently: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
John Larkin, Ph.D.
Thesis: Optical and Photodynamic Properties of the Upper-Lying States of Rose Bengal
Currently: Associate Professor of Physics, Whitworth College
Edward Hull, Ph.D.
Thesis: Spectroscopy and Characterization of Turbid Media within the Diffusion and P3 Approximations
Currently: Principal Scientist, VeraLight, Inc.
Irene Georgakoudi, Ph.D.
Thesis: Effects of Photosensitizer Bleaching and Localization on Photodynamic Oxygen Consumption and Dosimetry
Currently: Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University
Michael Nichols, Ph.D.
Thesis: Transport of Oxygen and Light in Model Tumor Systems
Currently: Professor of Physics, Creighton University