News at Carleton Biophotonics Research Group

News 2017-2014


October 22, 2017 Sangeeta’s talk at the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference

Sangeeta gave a presentation on “Biophotonics: Applications in Cancer Research”.

June 15, 2017, Congratulations to Hamid and Chris!

Hamid graduated from the MASc (Biomedical Engineering) program, while Chris graduated with a BSc (Biology and Physics) degree. A big party followed.

June 6, 2017, Sangeeta wins the 'New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award'

Awarded by Carleton University to three new faculty each year who have demonstrated teaching excellence and innovation.

2017 Summer Conferences

May 30, 2017: Harry’s oral presentation at CAP 2017 in Kingston, ON.
July 13, 2017: Harry presents a poster at COMP 2017 in Ottawa.

May 2017, Honors Project Prize

Chris Dedek awarded the "Honors project prize" for his presentation of his Honor's thesis titled "The Application of Raman Spectroscopy to Retrospective Dosimetry of Whole Blood".

March 10, 2017, Sangeeta's public lecture

Sangeeta's Physics public lecture "Shining a Light on Cancer with Biophotonics" at Richcraft Hall, Carleton University was very well-received.

Dec 20, 2016, Congratulations to Hamid!

Hamid successfully defended his MASc thesis: Development of Raman micro-spectroscopy to characterize human ovarian cancer cells. Hamid is Dr. Murugkar's first master's student to complete, and our department's first student in Biomedical Engineering to complete.

Nov 9, 2016 - Dr. Murugkar wins the Norman Edmund Inspiration Award

This award honors the contributions made by Norman Edmund to advance the science of optics. The recipient of the award is chosen from among the 30 global finalists of the 2016 Educational Award in the Americas and Europe.

Nov 30, 2016 - Latest paper

Our paper was accepted and published on line, in the Journal of Biophotonics.

Apr - Jun 2016 - Conference Fever

Hamid presented a talk at the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) meeting in Ottawa.

Hamid presented a poster at the annual meeting of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Abrar presented a poster at the international conference on clinical spectroscopy, SPEC 2016 in Montreal on June 27 2016.

Dean Shepherdson was selected from 4000 participants at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in North Carolina, USA, to present a talk related to his research

Jan 2016 - Move to the new lab

Check out our new lab here

May 2015, Honours Project Prize

Emil Prikryl awarded the “Honors project prize” for his presentation of his Honor’s thesis titled “Live-cell Raman microspectroscopy of normal and malignant ovarian cells”.

November 2014, CIHR Poster Excellence Award

Sangeeta awarded the ‘CIHR Poster Excellence Award’ at the New PI meeting, in Mont Gabriel, Quebec.