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April 2015 Nikhil Chacko received a "Best Student Paper Award" at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'15). Congratulations!


January 2015 Kevin Chan and Nikhil Chacko have papers accepted at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'15).


January 2015 Michael Liebling is co-recipient of the Northrop Grumman "Excellence in Teaching Award".


January 2015 Michael Liebling is on leave at Idiap Research Institute in Switzerland.


October 2014 Michael Lee succesfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations!


June 2014 Kevin Chan successfully passed his PhD qualifier exam. Congratulations!


February 2014 Michael Liebling presented a talk at the Gordon Research Conference Biology and Pathobiology of the Cornea


October 2013 Nikhil Chacko's paper (co-authored with Michael Liebling and Thierry Blu) on efficient discretization of convolution operators is published in JOSA A. Download the corresponding Matlab package.


July 2013 Michael Liebling has been promoted to Associate Professor.


June 2013 Stanley Ho has successfully defended his MS project. Congrats!


April 2013 Michael Liebling served as Technical Program co-Chair (with Larry Staib) of the 10th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'13), which was held in San Francisco, California. Read a report of the event in the May 2013 IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter..


March 2014 Michael Liebling presented an online webinar on cardiac imaging, see the recording on the Bitplane website .


Feb 21, 2013 Jungho Ohn successfully defended his PhD! His dissertation is entitled "Dynamic Imaging of Function and Morphogenesis in the Developing Heart." Congratulations!


Feb 20, 2013 Sandeep Bhat successfully defended his PhD! His dissertation is entitled "Separation, Denoising, and Reconstruction of 4D Embryonic Cardica Microscopy Datasets for Improved Visualization and Flow Analysis." Congratulations!


November 2012 Sandeep Bhat's paper on a robust method for reconstruting beating hearts by synchronizing two orthogonal sets of parallel slice sequences has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging .


March 2012 Michael Liebling gave a plenary lecture at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Histochemical Society, at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass., 20–23 March, 2012.


February 2012 Michael Liebling and Arian Forouhar's video of the beating heart was selected by the journal Cell for inclusion in their online picture show (see video section, "pumped up")


November 2011 Michael Liebling presented a lecture at the Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics workshop, at the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, November 14-18, 2011. Check out the abstract and video of the lecture.


August 2011 Michael Liebling to co-organize (with Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin) a Special session on "Applications of Sparse representations in Bioimaging" at Wavelets and Sparsity XIV, part of the SPIE Optics+Photonics 2011, San Diego.


July 2011 Systems Bioimaging lab's research is featured on cover of July issue of genesis, a special issue on live imaging.


April 2011 Sandeep Bhat's abstract was selected to for oral presentation at the 12th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium and to compete in the Grand Challenges in Bioengineering competion!


April 2011 Jungho Ohn received a Best Student Paper award for his paper on high-throughput quantification of heart function in zebrafish embryos at ISBI. Congratulations Jungho!


March 2011 Michael Liebling co-chairs (with Xiaochuan Pan) the technical program of the eighth IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2011, which received over 700 contributed paper submissions. The conference will be held in Chigago, Ill., 30 March-2 April, 2011.


February 2011 Michael Liebling gives BMSE seminar, 2 February 2011, MRL 2053 11am-noon.


December 2010 Michael Liebling presents at IEEE Photonics Society Los Angeles Chapter Seminar Series at UCLA, 9 December 2010 at 3pm.


November 2010 Sandeep Bhat presents at Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 7-10, 2010.



October 2010 Michael Liebling presents at SiPS 2010 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, Oct. 6-8, 2010.


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September 2010 ECE 130A: Signal analysis and processing, available again via GauchoSpace (UCSB's online course support system) in Fall 2010.


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September 2010 Michael Liebling to talk at Washington University in St. Louis Sept. 22, 2010.


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September 2010 Michael Liebling talked at the EPFL SV Life Science Symposium, 2-4 September 2010 in Lausanne, Switzerland.



May 2010 Michael Liebling gave an invited talk at the conference Turning Images to Knowledge: Large-Scale 3D Image Annotation, Management, and Visualization, May 9 - 12, 2010 at Janelia Farm.


April 2010 Michael Liebling will serve as program co-chair at the 2011 ISBI conference in Chicago, 20-23 April 2011 in Chicago.


April 2010 Michael Liebling gave an invited talk at IGBMC in Strasbourg, France (and got stuck because of erupting volcano Eyjafjallajökull...).


November 2009 Our lab is featured on German and Swiss TV, on nano (3Sat, 5min, in German) and Puls (SF1, 3min, in German).


August 2 - 6, 2009 Organized a special session (with Jean-Christophe Olivo Marin and Amina Chebira) on Biological Imaging with wavelets at Wavelet XIII, San Diego, CA.

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June 28 - July 1, 2009 Sandeep gave an oral presentation of his paper at IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro Boston, MA.


1/2009 Michael Liebling teaches the graduate course ECE594Q: Computational Biomicroscopy.


4/5-8/2009 BioImage Informatics conference at Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA.


10/26-29/2008 Michal Liebling organized a special session on biological imaging at the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers in Pacific Grove, CA.


5/13/2008 Our perspective paper (together with Julien Vermot and Scott Fraser at Caltech) on fast microscopy for embryonic development imaging has been accepted by HFSP journal. It has been selected by the editors to be made available, free of charge, on the journal's webpage.

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7/21-25/2008 Michael Liebling taught at the Summer School on Cell and Molecular Mechanics in Biomedicine with focus on Cardiovascular System, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

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5/16/2008 Michael Liebling presented an invited paper in the special session on In Vivo Microscopic Image Analysis at the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'08) in Paris, France. The proceedings paper is now available.

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4/9/2008 Michael Liebling gave an invited talk at the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego.


11/1/2007 Michael Liebling has started his appointment as an assistant professor in the Deptartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCSB.