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Headshot of Dr. Amit JoshiDr. Amit Joshi

Dr. Joshi's research interests include molecular image-guided and remote-triggered therapies; gold nanoparticles with tunable surface plasmons for imaging and photo-thermal ablation; breast cancer imaging and therapy; near-infrared optical imaging and tomography of lymphatics; and multimodal optical-MRI contrast agent development.

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Headshot of Dr. Sayantan Sinha Sayantan Sinha

Dr. Sayantan Sinha completed M.Tech (Nanobiotechnology) from KIIT University and was awarded the University medal for excellent academic achievement. Following his postgraduation, Dr. Sinha completed his Ph.D. in Nanochemistry & Chemical Biology from IIT Guwahati. He is a proud recipient of Fellow of the Linnean Society (FLS), Fellow of the Bose Science Society (FBSS), BRICS Young Scientist Fellow, and much more. His research interest involves nanochemistry, synthetic chemistry, and nanomedicine for anticancer and antibacterial therapeutics. 

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 Graduate Students

Headshot of Christopher HansenChristopher Hansen, B.S. 

Christopher Hansen graduated from UW River Falls in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology with a chemistry minor.  He also completed a physics major at UWRF in 2016.  Since joining the Marquette-MCW Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, Christopher has been working on lymphatic imaging with a near infrared-short wave infrared (NIR-SWIR) multispectral imaging system, as well as a visible-SWIR fluorescence imaging system for intraoperative surgical navigation.

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Headshot of Mir Hadi RazeghiMir Hadi Razeghi, M.S. 

Mir Hadi Razeghi graduated from Central Michigan University in August 2017 with a Master of Science in Condensed Matter Physics.  His current research is focused in finite element analysis of microwave and photo-thermal ablation of liver cancer.  Mir Hadi Razeghi is interested in computational modeling of gold nanoparticle mediated photo-thermal therapy and imaging.  

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Headshot of Shayan ShafieeShayan Shafiee, M.S. 

Shayan Shafiee received his Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Illinois—Chicago in 2018. His current research is focused on Intravital Microscopy and developing a platform for Radiative Heat Transfer Equation based on Lattice Boltzmann method to model light propagation within tissue.

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