UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic Accepts Applications for the Multiscale Biophotonics Training Program

UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic is now accepting applications for the annual 11-day summer Multiscale Biophotonics: A Platform for Interdisciplinary Research Training and Career Development Program to be held July 23, 2024 to August 2, 2024 on the UCI campus.  The program is a National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)-sponsored Innovative Programs to Enhance Research training (IPERT) initiative.

The curriculum for academic and industry partners consists of lectures by recognized experts, hands-on labs and demonstrations, career development workshops, problem-based learning and team science activities aimed at developing technical, operational and professional skills in Biophotonics.

Application areas include:

  • Biological Microscopy
  • Optical Dosimetry
  • Optical Property Determination
  • Wide-Field Spectroscopy and Imaging
  • Physiological Monitoring

Topics include:

  • Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
  • Radiative Transport
  • Monte Carlo Methods
  • Diffuse Optics

The short course is followed by a year-long capstone problem-based learning project and supported by technical and professional mentorship. The project is designed to solidify the mastery of the technical content and advance the career development goals of trainees.

For more information, please contact Program Directors Bernard Choi, Ph.D., at choib@uci.edu or Vasan Venugopalan, Sc.D., at vvenugop@uci.edu.

Click here to apply today.