Rice University logoDr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum
 
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Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging Laboratory
 
 

Graduate Students

 
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Degree sought:  Ph.D. Bioengineering
Mobile computing for diagnosis at the point-of-care 
B.S., Brigham Young University, 2015
Office:  BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022

 
 Pelham Keahey 

 

  Pelham Keahey
Degree sought:  Ph.D. Applied Physics
Developing optical imaging systems with molecular contrast agents for in vivo detection of cervical and esophageal cancer
B.S., Southwestern University, 2010
Office:  BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022

 /uploadedImages/Kortum/People/KathrynKundrod2.jpg   Kathryn Kundrod
 Degree sought: Ph. D. BIOE
Developing point-of-care diagnostics for neonatal glucose monitoring and HIV drug resistance
B.S., Lehigh University, 2015
Office: BRC 502
Phone: (713) 348-3022
Catherine Majors 

 
Catherine Majors
Degree sought:  Ph.D. BIOE
Developing point-of-care diagnostic for neonatal sepsis
B.E., Vanderbilt University, 2012
Office: BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022
 Mary Natoli  Mary Natoli
Degree sought:  Ph.D. BIOE
Improved monitoring of HIV therapy with paper based detection of therapy failure and resistance
B.S. Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2014
Office: BRC 502
Phone: (713) 348-3022
 Sonia Parra  Sonia Parra
Degree sought:  M.D./Ph.D. BIOE joint with BCM
Developing an optical imaging system for cervical cancer detection
MSc, University of Oxford, 2012
BS, Yale University, 2011
Office: BRC502
Phone: (713) 348-3022
Chelsey Smith  Chelsey Smith
Degree sought:  Ph.D. BIOE
Developing point-of-care diagnostics for HPV and cervical cancer
B.E., Vanderbilt University, 2013
Office:  BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022
Yubo Tang 

Yubo Tang
Degree sought:  Ph.D. BIOE
Early detection of esophageal carcinoma with a multi-modal endoscope
B.S., Peking University, 2011
Office:  BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022

     /uploadedImages/Kortum/People/EricYang.jpg  Eric Yang
Degree sought:  M.D./Ph.D. BIOE joint with BCM
Optical imaging for oral cancer 
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2011
Office:  BRC 502
Phone:  (713) 348-3022