The aim of this visit was to participate in the 159th seminar of the International Center of Biocybernetics: Optics in Neuromonitoring, where Dawid Borycki delivered the talk entitled as: Monitoring time-of-flight-resolved temporal dynamics of optical field using interferometric near-infrared spectroscopy (iNIRS).
Piotr Ciąćka as a member of the prof. Wojtkowski team took part in a few working visits at the Nicholas Copernicus University. First visit was concerning the measurements of pupillary light reflex in response to strong infra-red light perceived by the human eye due to two-photon absorption process.
Dawid Borycki participated in the Microsoft Build 2018 conference. The aim of this visit was to learn about new software technologies used in Professor Wojtkowski lab. Dawid was particularly interested in the artificial intelligence for computer vision and the intelligent edge.
Julia Sudyka participated in the EGAS'50 (The European Group on Atomic Systems) conference that took place in Krakow. The conference topics are atomic, molecular and optical physics. She presented a poster entitled “Optically induced Bloch-Siegert shift in magneto-optical resonances ”.
Dawid Borycki participated in the Optical Society of America (OSA) Biophotonics Congress Biomedical Optics. The main aim of this visit was to give a talk entitled Correlation gating quantifies optical properties of dynamic media in transmission mode.
Dawid Borycki participated in the Code Europe Spring 2018 conference. The aim of this visit was to give two talks. Titles and short abstracts of these presentations are given below. Presentations were recorded by the organizer and will be published on their YouTube channel.
Łukasz Kornszewski (member of the prof.Wojtowski group) attended MEDmeetsTECH conference which focused on bringing together Polish medical, financial and technological professionals in order to help them understand their needs and learn about solutions offered by the others.
The aim of the trip was the participation in 28th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors (Biosensors 2018) taking place in Miami, Florida, USA. The conference is organized every two years by Elsevier and it is the largest and prestigious event related to new achievements and applications in the field of biosensors.
On the 22 – 23 February, 2018 Prof. dr. Jochen Blumberger, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, UK came to IPC. Prof. Blumberger delivered seminar composed of 2 parts:“Inorganic Interfaces, Organic Materials and Energy Converting Enzymes: The Power of Computational Chemistry”, “The Art of Leading a Research Group”
All researchers and PhD students employed at IPC were invited to participate in this seminar – the seminar was attended by approx. 70 people.
Visit Dawid Borycki in Neurophotonics Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis.
Noninvasive optical imaging in turbid media with microscopic resolution has multiple promising applications. For instance, such imaging can be used to visualize breast tumors to early detect and characterize any disorders and thus significantly increase the cure rate (because X-ray mammography cannot identify tumors at their early stage of development).