Laboratory of Optical Bioimaging and Spectroscopy

Principle Investigator

Postdoc

Yajuan Li

Department of Bioengieering, UCSD

​Email: yal026@eng.ucsd.edu

Yajuan Li received her PhD in Cell Biology and Genetics from Beijing University. She is passionate about in situ metabolic imaging with novel optical imaging techniques.

Students

Anthony Fung

Graduate Student

Department of Bioengieering, UCSD

​Email: aafung@eng.ucsd.edu

Anthony is a second year PhD student from Wisconsin who is passionate about the Biomechanical applications of advanced imaging techniques. He earned his B.S. from UC San Diego, where he studied Bioengineering. During his time at UC San Diego, he has led projects in Dr. Dennis A Carson laboratory at Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Schmid-Schoenbein laboratory in the Bioengineering department, and Global TIES. Outside of the lab, he enjoys creating new recipes in the kitchen for his family, friends, and pet parrotlets.


Yujun Xu

Graduate Student

Department of Bioengieering, UCSD

​Email: y2xu@eng.ucsd.edu

Yujun Xu was raised in Beijing, China. She earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics from the University of Iowa. She used to work in Dr. Ju Chen's lab at UC San Diego. Yujun likes doing photography outside the lab.


Mira Swartzlander

Undergraduate Student

Department of Biology, UCSD

​Email: mswartzl@ucsd.edu

Mira is a third year undergraduate studying Physiology & Neuroscience at UC San Diego. She has worked previously with Dr. Wulfila Gronenberg at the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona, and in Dr. Xin Jin's Molecular Neurobiology Lab at the Salk Institute. When not studying or in the lab, she enjoys dancing, playing music, and participating in the marching arts.