Principal Investigator

Thomas H. Foster, Ph.D. University of Rochester work Box 648 601 Elmwood Ave Rochester NY 14642 office: MC 3-5333 p (585) 275-1347

Lab Alumni

Timothy Baran, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2013

Thesis:Optical Dosimetry and Treatment Planning for Photodynamic Therapy

Currently: Instructor, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Imaging Sciences

William J. Cottrell, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2008

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.

Ph.D., 2008

Thesis:Photodynamic Therapy:Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Dosimetry

Currently: Medical Physicist, Johns Hopkins University

Jeremy D. Wilson, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2007

Thesis:Measurements and Interpretations of Light Scattering from Intact Biological Cells

Currently: Associate, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

Chad E. Bigelow, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2005

Thesis:Biological Applications of Confocal Fluorescence Polarization Microscopy

Currently: Investigator, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Soumya Mitra, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2004

Thesis:Photodynamic Therapy: Biophysical Mechanisms and Molecular Responses

Currently: Senior Scientist II, AbbVie

Jarod C. Finlay, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2003

Thesis:Reflectance and Flourescence Spectroscopies in Photodynamic Therapy

Currently: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

John Larkin, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 2000

Thesis:Optical and Photodynamic Properties of the Upper-Lying States of Rose Bengal

Currently: Associate Professor of Physics, Whitworth College

Michael Nichols, Ph.D.

Ph.D., 1996

Thesis:Tranport of Oxygen and Light in Model Tumor Systems

Currently: Professor of Physics, Creighton University

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