Press Release/Highlights

2015
  • “Red blood cell topography”, NSF multimedia gallery, March 25, 2015 (online)
  • “Bridging Molecular and Cellular Biology”, Photonics West highlights, March 6, 2015 (online)
2014
  • “Priceless Images – ECE imaging lab sheds new light on the life of a cell”, ECE Illinois Resonance, Fall 2014 (online)
  • “Banked blood grows stiffer with age, study finds”, UIUC News Bureau, September 5, 2014 (online)
    • “Banked blood grows stiffer with age, study finds”, Inside Illinois  (online)
  • “Profile: Gabriel Popescu – a passion for light”, Microscopy and Analysis, July 15, 2014 (online)
  • “A new look at live cells in 3D”, SPIE Newsroom, July 11, 2014 (online)
  • “Making living cells easier to see”, Inside Science TV, May 1, 2014 (online)
  • “Technique captures striking video of neurons in mid-connection”, NBC News, March 28, 2014 (online)
  • “New technique sheds light on human neural networks”, Beckman Institute, March 24, 2014 (online)
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, EurekAlert!
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, MedicalXpress
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, Science Newsline
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, Science Daily
    • New technique provides method to noninvasively measure human neural networks in order to characterize how they form, Medical News Today
    • Technique sheds light on human neural networks, MDT Magazine News
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, ScienceCodex
    • The first real-time, non-invasive imaging of neurons forming a neural network, ExtremeTech
    • New technique sheds light on human neural networks, Neuroscience
  • “Understanding the nature of cancer, one cell at a time”, Beckman Institute, February 20, 2014 (online)
  • “Imaging: White-light diffraction tomography”, Nature Photonics News and Views, February 28, 2014 (online)
  • “3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required”, UIUC News bureau, January 21, 2014 (online)
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, NSF News from the field
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Microscopy and Analysis
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, EurekAlert!
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Scicasts
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Phys.org
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells without dyes, Laser Focus World
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, R&D
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Science Newsline
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Technology.org
    • 3-D imaging provides window into living cells, no dye required, Science Daily
    • New technique shows living cells in 3-D, Txchnologist
    • 3D imaging of live cells, Biosingularity
2013
  • “New Digital Holography Method Developed”, Beckman Institute, February 15, 2013 (online)
2012
  • “Leuchtendes Straßennetz der Körperzellen”, Optik&Photonik, November 7, 2012 (online)
  • “New Method Empowers Fluorescence Microscopy”, Beckman Institute, November 2, 2012 (online)
  • “Optical Microscopy Quantifies Live Cells without Labels”, Biophotonics, October 20, 2012 (online)
  • “Semiconductor etch without the sketch”, National Science Foundation, September 28, 2012 (online)
  • “New method monitors semiconductor etching as it happens – with light”, UIUC News bureau,  September 28, 2012 (online)
  • “EBICS REU student contributes to research on neuron cells”, September 27, 2012 (online)
  • “Gradient field microscopy allows label-free disease diagnosis”, Laser Focus World, August 1, 2012 (online, cover)
  • “Microscopy technology sees sub-cellular in 3D”, Futurity.orgJuly 29, 2012 (online)
  • “Stealthy Microscopy Method Visualizes E. coli sub-cellular structure in 3D”, Beckman InstituteJuly 28, 2012 (online)
  • “Stain free imaging zooms on cancer”, Futurity.orgFebruary 14, 2012 (online)
  • “New Quantitative Microscopy Method Offers Stain-free Cancer Detection”, Beckman InstituteFebruary 9, 2012 (online)
2011
  • “Optically Measuring Single Cell Mass”, Imaging & MicroscopyNovember 22, 2011 (online)
  • “Biomedical optics research breakthrough by Urban-Champaign scientists”, Biotechnology Calendar Inc.,  November 2, 2011 (online)
  • “Beckman researchers report on biomedical imaging advances”, BI News, November 1, 2011 (online)
  • “Light reveals intracellular transport”, IOP Science LabTalk, October 17, 2011 (online)
  • “Spatial Light Interference Microscopy”, Imaging and Microscopy, August 29, 2011 (online)
  • “New imaging method sheds light on cell growth”, Univ. of Illinois News Bureau, August 25, 2011 (online)
  • “Optics used to track single cell’s growth”, Futurity.org, August 16, 2011 (online)
  • Publication of the week“, University of Leiden, Cell Observatory, August 8, 2011 (online)
  • “Real-time look at dynamics of live cells”, Futurity.org, May 24, 2011 (online)
2010
  • “Microscopy mixes it up”, Advanced Imaging Magazine, June10, 2011 (online)
  • “New microscopy technique reveals mechanics of blood cell membranes”, Univ. of Illinois News Bureau, April 28, 2010 (online)
  • “Imagining Life Through the Eyes of Technology”, Beckman Institute News, March 17, 2010 (online)
  • “New Optical Technology Enables Red Blood Cell Finding”, Beckman Institute News, Jan 19, 2010 (online)
  • “The Cell Whisperers”, Beckman Institute News, Jan 4, 2010 (online)
2009
  • “Nanobiophotonics School at Beckman a Success;, Beckman Institute News, Aug 9, 2009 (online)
2008
  • “Shining a light on malaria’s covert operations”, R&D, Sept 04, 2008 (online)
  • “MIT Zooms In On Malaria-Infected Cells”, Medical News Today, Sept. 02, 2008 (online)
  • “A sharper look at malaria”, PhysOrg.com, Sept 02, 2008 (online).
2007
  • “Unlocking a Cell’s Inner Secrets”, R&D Magazine, February, 2007 (online)
  • “Unique partnerships move Spectroscopy from lab to clinic”, NCRR Reporter, 9, Winter 2007 (online)
2006
  • “Watching the insides of a cell”,  Technology review, November 15, 2006 (online)
  • “Imaging cells on the move”, Biophotonics International, November 2006
  • “MIT Technique Reveals Inner Lives of Red Blood Cells”, MIT Tech Talk newspaper, October 16, 2006 (online)
  • “Inner lives of cells”,  APS News, November 2006.
  • “Changing Blood-Cell Shapes Provide Clues for Fighting Malaria, Sickle-Cell Diseases”, in “State-of-the-art discoveries” at the OSA Annual Meeting, September 27, 2006 (online).