Group Members

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Prof Wolfgang Langbein


Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy

Prof Paola Borri

Paola Borri
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Professor in the School of Biosciences
Dr Peter Watson

Peter Watson
Reader in the School of Biosciences
Dr Francesco Masia

Francesco Masia
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Ser Cymru Fellow on Project

Integrated compound semiconductor lab-on-chip optical biosensor enabling infectious disease diagnostics at the point-of-care
Dr Iestyn Pope

Iestyn Pope
Research Associate & MUSIQ Project Manager

Dr Lukas Payne

Lukas Payne Photo
Research Associate on EPSRC funded Project
4PI Two-photon Lithography for Isotropic 3D Nanostructure Fabrication
Dr Yisu Wang

Yisu Wang
was Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Novel plasmonic nanoparticles for applications in quantitative biosensing and bioimaging

now Research Associate on BBSRC funded project

Lipid droplets in oocytes: shedding new light on why fats are good or bad for development
MPhys Dale Boorman
was Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Exploring CARS Microscopy as a Tool for Drug Discovery

now Research Associate on 3DBioNet project

Incorporating deuterium into 3D organoids to identify cell types and track cellular metabolic rates using CARS microscopy
Dr David Regan


was Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Quantitative spatio-temporal study of single membrane proteins and lipid domains with label-free super-resolution optical microscopy

now Research Associate on EPSRC Imapc acceleration project

Optical Nanosizer: Wide-field extinction micro-spectroscopy for accurate analysis of individual nanoparticle sizes and shapes
MPhys Dafydd Sian Harlow


Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Sensing local biomolecular environments with coherent optical nanoscopy
Dr Barbara Santos Gomes
Barbara Santos Gomez
Research Associate on Ser Cymru funded Project

Integrated compound semiconductor lab-on-chip optical biosensor enabling infectious disease diagnostics at the point-of-care
Vikramdeep Singh

Research associate and PhD student on EU-ITN MUSIQ funded project 

2D FWM cryo-microspectroscopy of individual colloidal quantum dots, fluorophores, and biomolecules
Nicole Slesiona
Nicole Slesiona
Research associate and PhD student on EU-ITN MUSIQ funded project

Development of FWM imaging for biotherapeutic detection and tracking in live cells
Nadhia Monim
Nadhia
              Monim
Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Integrated compound semiconductor lab-on-chip optical biosensor
Rhodri Thomas

Rhodri
              Thomas
Postgraduate (PhD) Student
 
A novel approach to Biopharm cell line selection using advanced molecular microscopy and chemical profiling
Samuel Hamilton

Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Measuring the sp3/sp2 carbon content ratio in a single nanodiamond using quantitative optical microscopy
Dominykas Gudavici
Dominykas Gudavicius
Postgraduate (PhD) Student (external with Light conversion)

Development of femtosecond laser source for coherent nonlinear microscopy
Martina Recchia
Martina Recchia
Research associate and PhD student on EU-ITN MUSIQ funded project

Understanding and controlling lipid membranes at the nanoscale through label-free coherent nonlinear optics at membrane-nanoparticle interfaces
Samuel Gavin-Pitt
Samuel
              Gavin-Pitt
Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Quantum Optics of Giant Rydberg Excitons in Cuprous Oxide

Freya Turley
Freya
              Turley
Postgraduate (PhD) Student in the EPSRC Physics of Life iDTH

Unravelling the dynamics of lipid bilayers and membrane proteins and their reaction to toxins and viral infection on the single molecule level using label-free microscopy
Ozan Aksakal Ozan
              Aksakal
 Postgraduate (PhD) Student in the EPSRC Physics of Life iDTH (Lead supervisor Prof Dafydd Jones)

Developing and applying genetically encoded proteins as pre-resonant coherent Raman scattering tags for next-generation live-cell imaging
Furqan Kamil

Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Laser micro-spectroscopy characterisation of individual colloidal nanoparticles for biomedical applications
Mansur Can
Mansur
              Can
Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Nanoparticle characterization combining optical microscopy, image analysis, and simulation
Emily Lewis

Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Nanoparticle characterization combining optical microscopy, image analysis, and simulation
Athena Zitti

Postgraduate (PhD) Student

Designing super-scattering Raman-active genetically encoded protein probes