Monthly Archives: February 2015

SAHMRI visit to MQ

Date – 18th Feb. 2015

 Joined from SAHMRI and Uni Adelaide

    Prof. Stephen Nicholls

    Dr  Myngan Duong
Dr. Peter Psaltis

    Dr. Achini Vidanapathirana

    Dr. Nisha Shwarz

    Mr. Benjamin Pullen

        Main activities- 

Discussions with the research groups of Prof Ewa Goldys and Prof. Nickie Packer on different projects under the inside blood vessels theme including endothelial and macrophage related studies applying different imaging techniques.

Discussion with Dr. Run Zhang on imaging Nitric oxide within blood vessels using the Ruthenium based NO sensors.

Adelaide node welcomes new research fellows

NeuroFebruary 2015: Welcome:

CNBP Adelaide Node are pleased to welcome new CNBP Research Fellow commencing in January/February 2015.

  • Jenny Butler who is joined the Recognise theme on January 28th
  • Peipei Jia who joined the Measure and Illuminate theme on January 31st
  • Xiaozhou (Michelle) Zhang who joined the Recognise theme on February 9
  • John Horsley who joined the Recognise theme on February 9

SPIE West in San Francisco

7-12 February 201Alexandre Francois Low Res Edit 00835: Conference Presentations

Dr Alex Francois and PhD students Tess Reynolds and Jonathan Hall presented three papers at SPIE West

Jonathan Hall, Shahraam Afshar, Matthew Henderon, Alexandre Francois, Tess Reynolds, Nicolas Riesen and Tanya Monro, “Predicting the whispering gallery mode spectra of microresonators,” SPIE LASE, 9343-71 (2015)

Reynolds, A. Francois, M.R. Henderson, S.J. Nicholls, T.M Monro “Optimization of Whispering Gallery Mode sensor design for applications in biosensing,” SPIE BIOS, 9315-19  (2015)

Alexandre François, Nicolas Riesen, Hong Ji, Shahraam Afshar Vahid, Tanya M. Monro “Whispering-gallery mode lasers for biosensing: Reducing the lasing threshold,” SPIE LASE, 9343-66 (2015)

CNBP welcomes Tony Crawshaw to our team

Tony Crawshaw11 Feb 2015: CNBP Outreach and Communications Coordinator

I’m pleased to announce that Tony Crawshaw has joined our team as Communications and Outreach Coordinator for CNBP.

He has extensive communications, PR and outreach experience and was previously Communications Manager for CSIRO’s Astronomy and Space Science division, responsible for promoting the next generation radio telescope ASKAP, amongst other activities. At CNBP, he will be responsible for developing and implementing our communications and outreach strategy, promoting the exciting work that we do to a whole range of diverse audiences and groups.

Tony will be based at our CNBP Macquarie Node but will be visiting all nodes in the near future. Feel free to say hi or to message him directly. He’d love to hear your thoughts on the communications that we currently do, or could be doing in the near future.

Welcome to the team Tony! It’s great to have you on-board.

Tony can be reached at 0402 770 403 or tony.crawshaw@mq.edu.au