Imperial College London

Professor Chris Dunsby

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Biomedical Optics



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




622Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Chris Dunsby's 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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Riemer K, Tan Q, Morse S, et al., 2024, 3D Acoustic Wave Sparsely Activated Localization Microscopy With Phase Change Contrast Agents., Invest Radiol, Vol:59, Pages:379-390

Dent LG, Curry N, Sparks H, et al., 2024, Environmentally dependent and independent control of 3D cell shape., Cell Rep

Hong W, Sparks H, Dunsby C, 2023, Alignment and characterisation of remote-refocusingsystems, Applied Optics, Vol:62, ISSN:1559-128X, Pages:7431-7440

Lightley J, Kumar S, Lim MQ, et al., 2023, <i>openFrame</i>: A modular, sustainable, open microscopy platform with single-shot, dual-axis optical autofocus module providing high precision and long range of operation, Journal of Microscopy, ISSN:0022-2720

Smith M, Sparks H, Almagro J, et al., 2023, Active mesh and neural network pipeline for cell aggregate segmentation, Biophysical Journal, Vol:122, ISSN:0006-3495, Pages:1586-1599

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