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2019

3/19: New Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, paper: Estimation of the Rate of Entangled-Photon-Pair Interaction with Metallic Nanoparticles based on Classical-Light Second-Harmonic Generation Measurements.

2/19: New Journal of Biophotonics paper: The squared distance approach to frequency domain time-resolved fluorescence analysis.                                                                                      2/19: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Ariel Ashkenazy awarded the best talk at the 10th BINA conference, Herzliya, 2019.                                                                                                                           2/19: CONGRATULATIONS!!!  Inbar Yariv awarded the best talk for young researcher at the SPIE Photonics West conference, San-Francisco, 2019.                                                           2/19: Our lab has recently attended Photonics West conference. The Students were enriched by interesting talks, with four excellent talks given by Inbar Yariv, Gilad Yahav, Marianna Beiderman and  Ariel Ashkenazy, and many posters, including those presented by our group: Hamootal Duadi, Ruchira Chakraborty and Manoop Chenchiliyan.

1/19: New Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD) paper: A Breakthrough Facial Cream Based on Small Sized Hyaluronic Acid with Enhanced Therapeutic Properties, collaboration with Prof. Rachel Lubart.                                                                                                  1/19: Prof. Dror Fixler was elected to be a Fellow of the International Society for Optical Engineering - SPIE.

2018

12/18: New OSA Continuum paper: The Self Calibration Iso-Pathlength Point in Cylindrical Tissue Geometry: Solution of Steady-State Photon Diffusion Based on the Extrapolated Zero-Boundary, collaboration with Prof. Daqing Piao, Oklahoma State University.         12/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Marianna Beiderman got the Ministry of Science & Technology scholarship.

11/18: New IEEE Photonics Journal paper: Dynamic ratiometric imaging of cytosolic free Ca2+ in skeletal muscle cells using 340/385 nm light emitting diode illuminators.            11/18: New Scientific Reports paper: Cardioprotection from stress conditions by weak magnetic field in the Schumann Resonance band, collaboration with Prof. Colin Price, Tel-Aviv University.                                                                                                                                                11/18: New grant. We got the first NSC and BINA collaboration project: Development of Nanoparticles Facilitating Sensitive Fluorescent Measurements in Cellular Vesicles.     11/18: Welcome: Pavitra SR that joined our Lab.

10/18: New Optics Letters paper: An optical method to extract the reduced scattering coefficient from tissue: theory and experiments.                                                                              10/18 Call for papers: special issue Design and Synthesis of Novel Optical Probes, materials journal.                                                                                                                                                               10/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our students Idit Feder and Ariel Ashkenazy got BINA excellence awards.

9/18: New Nanomaterials paper: Gold Rod-Polyethylene Glycol-Carbon Dots Nanohybrids as Phototheranostic Probes. Collaboration with TIPC, China.                                                      9/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Idit Feder awarded Katz scholarship for Ph.D. student, Bar-Ilan University president award.

8/18: Prof. Dror Fixler was chosen to be Associate Editor of IEEE Photonics Journal.        8/18: New Journal of Biophotonics paper: Hyperlipidemic mouse as a model for a real-time in vivo detection of atherosclerosis by gold nanorods based diffusion reflection technique. 8/18: Courses in Nanoscience, The Jyväskylä Summer School, Nanophotonics: Fluorescence and Plasmon Controlled Fluorescence

7/18: New grant. We got ISF grant: Time and frequency multiplexing as a new optical technique for investigating tissue depths information by full scattering profile.                 7/18: We are welcome our (yearly) guests from Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC) Beijing China and this year from Manipal University, India.

6/18: Amazing! Winning a third research grant in five days. We got Kamin grant: Personalized device for accurately diagnosing of physiological condition based on IPL point.                                                                                                                                                                      6/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Eran and Tsviya Barnoy, on the birth of their son.                                                                                                                                                              6/18: New grant. we got Mafat grant: Remote sensing of fishing nets in sea using phase retrieval algorithm under opaque conditions.                                                                                     6/18: Our Lab got the 3rd year of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Israel grant as part of the MAGNET program. HERON- Next generation cellular networks.

5/18: New ACS Omega paper: Three-Dimensional Highly Sensitive Diffusion Reflection Based Imaging Method for the In Vivo Localization of Atherosclerosis Plaques Following Gold Nanorods Accumulation.                                                                                                                    5/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our Student Idit Feder got the Rector Excellence award; Our student Ariel Ashkenazy got the Dean excellence award. This is for the 4th year in succession.                                                                                                                                                            5/18 Call for papers: Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XVI, 2 February 2019 San Francisco, California, USA.

4/18: Our work has been highlighted on the news website AdvancedScienceNews.com 4/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Dr. Manoop Chenchiliyan awarded The Council for Higher Education scholarship for excellent postdoctoral from China and India.                                4/18: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Idit Feder on the birth of her son.

3/18: New IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering paper: Pathogen Detection Using Frequency Domain Fluorescent Lifetime Measurements.                                                               3/18: New grant: we got Ihel foundation grant: A New Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Based Non-Invasive Method for Oocyte Selection.

2/18: New ACS Omega paper: Self-Calibration Phenomenon for Near-infrared Clinical Measurements: Theory, Simulation and Experiments.                                                                     2/18: Congratulations to the team for winning a group Purim costume competition among the labs of the nano center! The team dressed up as the light dispersed from a prism, including the white light and prism.

1/18: Our lab has recently attended Photonics West conference. The Students were enriched by numerous interesting talks, with two excellent talks given by  Ruchira Chakraborty and Eran Barnoy, and many posters, including those presented by our group: Hamootal Duadi, Inbar Yariv, Idit Feder and Gilad Yahav.

 

2017

12/17: Prof. Dror Fixler was elected to be the Head of the Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Bar-Ilan University.

11/17: New Journal of Biophotonics paper: Near-infrared human finger measurements based on self-calibration point: simulation and in vivo experiments.                                     11/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Marianna Beiderman got the Ministry of Science & Technology scholarship.                                                                                                                             11/17: Welcome: Dr. Manoop Chenchiliyan, Shiran Sudri and Alix Le Marois that joined our Lab. Manoop is a postdoctoral from the University of Tartu, Estonia; Shiran is a M.Sc. student and Alix came from the Kings Collage of London for a STSM program.

10/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our students Idit Feder and Ariel Ashkenazy got BINA excellence awards.                                                                                                                                         10/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Inbar Yariv on the birth of her son.    10/17: Our Lab got the 2nd year of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Israel grant as part of the MAGNET program. HERON- Next generation cellular networks.                         10/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!!  Ariel Ashkenazy awarded the best project of the 4th year at the Faculty of Engineering 2017.

9/17: Prof. Dror Fixler was chosen to be the head of the Bio-nano medicine session in NanoIsrael Conf 2018.                                                                                                                                     9/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!!  Ariel Ashkenazy awarded the best talk at the Engineering Faculty Retreat, Neve Ilan, 2017.                                                                                                                9/17: We are welcome our guests Prof. Tarakdas and Ruma Basu from the University of Kalyani, India.                                                                                                                                                     9/17: Our Master student Ariel Ashkenazy participated in ChinaNano 2017 conference in Beijing, after he won travel grants from the Organization Committee of 2nd NANO Trip China, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China for presenting his research in the conference.

8/17: Prof. Dror Fixler participated the Directors' Forum on Nanotechnology, Beijing 2017. 8/17: Prof. Dror Fixler was chosen to be the head of the Optics and Electro-Optics in Medicine and Biology session of OASIS conference, April 2019.                                                  8/17: New book from Prof. Dror Fixler: Maimonides commentary on the Mishna: An annotated edition on Tractate Gittin.                                                                                                       8/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Inbar Yariv awarded Katz scholarship for Ph.D. student, Bar-Ilan University president award.

7/17: New Cytometry editorial paper: Nanoscale Imaging and Sensing for Biomedical Applications.                                                                                                                                                       7/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Dr. Rinat Ankri on the birth of her son.   7/17: We are welcome our guests from Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC) Beijing China.

6/17: New ChemNanoMat paper: Towards in vivo Tumor Detection Using Polarization and Wavelength Characteristics of Self-Assembly Chiral Inorganic Nanomaterials. Invited paper accepted for publication as a Very Important Paper (VIP). Collaboration with Prof. Zhiyong Tang from NCNST, China.                                                                                                                              6/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Dr. Ruchira Chakraborty awarded The Council for Higher Education scholarship for excellent postdoctoral from China and India.                                6/17: New Nano Research paper: Multimodal Bioimaging based on Gold Nanorods and Carbon Dots Nanohybrids as a novel tool for Atherosclerosis Detection. Collaboration with TIPC, China.                                                                                                                                                             6/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Inbar Yariv awarded Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grant for Young Scientists of the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF).                                                6/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Gilad Yahav awarded Travel Grant for SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, USA.

5/17: New Journal of Biophotonics paper: Development of a molecular bio-switch using fluorescence lifetime imaging: incremental activation of fluorescein diacetate.                  5/17: New Nano Photonics paper: Gold Nanorods Based Diffusion Reflection Measurements: Current Status and Perspectives for Clinical Applications (invited review paper).                                                                                                                                                                   5/17: New Scientific Reports paper: Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy, a Novel Diagnostic Tool for Metastatic Cell Detection in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Children with Medulloblastoma. Collaboration with Prof. Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen.

4/17 Call for papers: Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XV, 27 January 2017 San Francisco, California, USA.                                                   4/17: Call for papers: 2nd Global Summit & Expo on Laser Optics & Photonics, June 14-16, 2018 Rome, Italy.

3/17: New Materials paper: Haemocompatibility of Modified Nanodiamonds. Collaboration with Prof. Małgorzata Jędrzejewska-Szczerska from the Gdańsk University of Technology. 3/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!!  Eran Barnoy awarded the best students talk at the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE) Conference, Haifa, 2017.              3/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Inbar Yariv awarded the Excellence Prize of the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (ISMBE), for her outstanding achievements in studies and research, commendable motivation and significance of her PhD research to the field of Biomedical Engineering.                                                                                                                3/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Eran Barnoy got the BINA prize for nano art.                             3/17: New Nano Research & Applications paper: Identification of Postoperative Margins
of Glioblastoma Multiforme Using Gold Nanoparticles Conjugated to Epidermal Growth Factor Antibodies.

2/17: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our student Ariel Ashkenazy got the Dean excellence award. This is for the 3rd year in succession.                                                                                                        2/17: New Algal Research paper: Nitrogen-doped carbon dots prepared from bovine serum albumin to enhance algal astaxanthin production.                                                                                   2/17: Welcome: Dr. Ruchira Chakraborty joined our Lab. Ruchira is a postdoctoral from the university of Kalyani, west Bengal, India.

1/17: New Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine paper: Gold–nanorods reflectance discriminate benign from invasive oral cancer.                                                           1/17: Dror Fixler awarded for the President‘s International Fellowship Initiative award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). This prestigious award  commends  and  honors eminent  foreign  experts who  have  made  outstanding  contributions  to  facilitating  cooperation  with  the CAS in  science  and  technology.                                                                         1/17: New grant: we got a new industry grant (from eggXYT LTD) on the topic: "fluorescence measurements for identifying the sex inside the egg ".                                                                    1/17: Call for papers: International conference on functional nanomaterials and nanodevices, 25-27 SEPTEMBER 2017​.

2016

12/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our student Ariel Ashkenazy won STSM application from COST Action MP1403.                                                                                                                                     12/16: New collaboration with the Dept. of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Greece.                   12/16 New: call for papers for Biomedical Engineering, ISMBE 2017 7 March 2017 Haifa. 12/16: Technical aspects in 5G IoT security. Lecture of Prof. Fixler at IoT security seminar.

11/16: New Materials paper as part of special issue in Nanoprobes for Imaging: Tissue-like phantoms as a platform for inserted fluorescence nano-probes.                                               11/16: New grant: we got a new grant (from Gassner Fund for Medical Research) for 1 year on the topic: "Theranostics of unstable plaque by HDL coating Gold nanoparticles ". Collaboration with Prof. Eli Lev and Dr. Dorit Leshem from Rabin medical Center.          11/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our students Eran Barnoy, Inbar Yariv and Ariel Ashkenazy got BINA excellence awards.                                                                                                                      11/16: Welcome: Kai Wang joined our Lab (collaboration with Dr. Adi Salomon Lab). Kai is a Ph.D. student from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Beijing China.                                                                                          11/16: New Journal of Biomedical Photonics & Engineering (JBPE) paper: Experimentally testing the role of blood vessels in the full scattering profile: solid phantom measurements.

10/16: New Biomedical Optics Express paper: Experimental results of full scattering profile from finger tissue-like phantoms. Collaboration with Dr. Małgorzata Jędrzejewska-Szczerska from Politechnika Gdańska, Poland.                                                                                10/16: New Journal of Biophotonics paper: Reference-independent wide field fluorescence lifetime measurements using Frequency-Domain technique based on phase and amplitude crossing point.                                                                                                                          10/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Tsviya Nayhoz, got her M.Sc. degree with grad of 94!               10/16: New BBRC paper: Utilizing fluorescent life time imaging microscopy technology for identify carriers of BRCA2 mutation. Collaboration with Dr. Mali Salmon-Divon from Ariel University.

9/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Dr. Said Abu-Ghosh. His Ph.D. dissertation was approved.                                                                                                                                                    9/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Eran Barnoy got the Ministry of Science scholarship in the field of applied science and engineering.                                                                                                         9/16: New grant: we got a new industry grant (from Zingboim LTD) for 1 year on the topic: " Determination of Hyaluronic acid penetration depth in tissues".                                                9/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Ariel Ashkenazy on the birth of his first daughter.                                                                                                                                                              9/16: New International Journal of Nanomedicine paper: New optical sensing technique of tissues viability and blood flow based on nanophotonic iterative multi-plane reflectance measurements.

8/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Dr. Rinat Ankri got the Council for Higher Education of Israel scholarship for outstanding postdoctoral.                                                                                            8/16: New Optics Letters paper: Simulation of oxygen saturation measurement in a single blood vein.                                                                                                                                                           8/16: Welcome: Chen Tzur and Andrew Katz joined our Lab. Chen is a M.Sc. student and his research topic is Genetic Algorithms for Metal Enhance Fluorescence and Andrew came from the Yeshiva University - New York, for a summer research program.

7/16: New grant: we got a new ISF grant (with Prof. Avi Hirshberg) for 3 years on the topic: "Diffusion reflection, a novel non-invasive nanophotonic method for early in vivo detection of oral cancer".
7/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Arieal Ashkenazy got the BINA scholarship for summer program.
7/16: New interview for the IoT security conference (invited speaker and part of the steering committee).
7/16: New collaboration with the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland.

6/16: We are welcome our guests from Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC) and National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

6/16: Our Lab got a special prize from Bar-Ilan University rector for outstanding achievements in research for 2015.
6/16: New grant: we got a new grant for 3 years from the Ministry of Science and Technology of Israel as part of the MAGNET program. HERON- Next generation cellular networks.
6/16: New Cytometry paper: Fluorescence lifetime imaging of DAPI-stained nuclei as a novel diagnostic tool for the detection and classification of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

5/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Gilad Yahav, got his Ms.C. degree with grad of 94!
5/16: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Our Ph.D. students Idit Feder, Said Saleh Abughosh and Eran Barnoy got BINA awards for nano publications.
5/16 New: call for papers for Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XIV 28 January 2017 San Francisco, California, USA.
This year two "Young Investigator Awards", 500 US$ each, sponsored by Prizmatix Ltd., will be awarded for notable contributions by young scientists presenting their work at the Conference.