Category: Announcements

NPC Faculty SpotLight Event

Join us for exciting rapid research talks by BU faculty involved in Neurophotonics! Thursday, November 9, 12:00PM   In Person:  BU Photonics Room 906 (Lunch provided following talk) Or via Zoom  Please join us for the BU Neurophotonics Faculty SpotLight, where select Neurophotonics Center (NPC) Faculty will present short talks about the research they conduct in […]

New Faculty Member Mike Wallace Makes a Splash at BU

Neurobiologist Michael Wallace, PhD, joined Boston University about a year and a half ago when the BU community, and indeed the world, were reeling from the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the impacts of the pandemic, especially the lockdowns and the social isolation that came with them, have shaped the growth of his […]

Meryem Yücel promoted to Research Associate Professor

Congratulations to Meryem Yücel for her promotion to Research Associate Professor. Meryem is the Technical Director of fNIRS efforts within the BU Neurophotonics Center and supports more than 8 different faculty and their teams in the adoption and utilization of fNIRS in their applications. Meryem was an Instructor at Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical […]

2021 NPC Seed Award Recipients

The Neurophotonics Center solicits proposals for the support of innovative interdisciplinary research among NPC Faculty members and their teams. The purpose of this Seed Program is to foster research that leverages state-of-the-art optical imaging tools and serves as a testbed for novel technological developments in the field of neurophotonics.A goal of this Seed program is […]

NPC Projects Summary 2021

Here is a preview of the NPC supported projects for 2020-2021 that will appear in the upcoming annual report.   Structural Microscopy Serial Sectioning OCT Functional Microscopy Large Scale Fiber Photometry Multimodal Approaches iPSC-Derived Brain Organoids Applications Beyond Neuroscience Ex vivo Lung Imaging Proof-of-principle Optical Imaging Technology Imaging Neuronal Dynamics across Multiple Brain Areas with […]

Professor Abdoulaye Ndao Joins the NPC

Professor Ndao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the Photonics center at Boston University. His research interests span wide-ranging topics in photonics, material sciences, and physics where his key contributions lie in the areas of topological light sources (top ten physics world 2017), non-Hermitian systems, metamaterials (broadest bandwidth […]