Imperial College London

Dr Chris Dunsby

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Reader in Biomedical Optics



+44 (0)20 7594 7755christopher.dunsby Website




622Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Chris Dunsby is a joint lecturer between Photonics, Department of Physics and the Division of Experimental Medicine in the Department of Medicine.  His research interests are centred on the application of photonics and ultrafast laser technology to biomedical imaging and include multiphoton microscopy, multiparameter fluorescence imaging and fluorescence lifetime imaging.

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Görlitz F, Kelly DJ, Warren SC, et al., 2017, Open Source High Content Analysis Utilizing Automated Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy., J Vis Exp

Perdios L, Lowe AR, Saladino G, et al., 2017, Conformational transition of FGFR kinase activation revealed by site-specific unnatural amino acid reporter and single molecule FRET, Scientific Reports, Vol:7, ISSN:2045-2322

Sparks H, Görlitz F, Kelly DJ, et al., 2017, Characterisation of new gated optical image intensifiers for fluorescence lifetime imaging., Rev Sci Instrum, Vol:88

Chennell G, Willows RJW, Warren SC, et al., 2016, Imaging of Metabolic Status in 3D Cultures with an Improved AMPK FRET Biosensor for FLIM, Sensors, Vol:16, ISSN:1424-8220


Tatla T, Sparks H, Charn T, et al., Development of endoscopic fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) for head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) screening: sub-site ex vivo data analysis, Head and Neck Optical Diagnostic Society Annual Meeting

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