Vollmerlab PhD student, Callum Jones, recently won the 2nd prize for his presentation at the university postgraduate research conference. Congratulations, Callum!
Another successful PhD viva
After a 3 hour examination online via Zoom, Siva successfully defended his thesis. Well done Siva!
LSI Christmassy Desk Competition
Monika is the winner of the 2020 LSI Christmassy desk competition with her inventive optics lab themed xmas tree.
Optical Whispering Gallery Modes for Biosensing
New book written by Frank Vollmer and Deshui Yu, explaining the fundamentals of optical whispering gallery modes. It is suitable for an interdisciplinary readership comprised of physicists, bioengineers and medical professionals.
Click here to purchase a copy!
JADE High Performance Computing Resources
Our research group has been granted access to JADE (a Tier 2 supercomputer) for the new BooLeaN project, which aims to understand the Biophysics of Life at the Nanoscale using AI computer vision techniques.
Physics of Life
This month we had a highly successful Physics of Life workshop, which brought together early career researchers to discuss everything molecular mechanics!
Image credit: Mathis Riehle.
Next Career Move
Jolly is making a quantum jump after more than 5 years in the Vollmerlab! Congratulations Prof Xavier for the career progression to the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Review of Biosensing with Whispering Gallery Mode Lasers
New cornerstone review article published in Nature. Click here to read the full paper.
G22 Physics Lab
We officially opened our new G22 lab in physics… including ribbon, new ideas and exceptional researchers!
Successful PhD viva
Congratulations to Serge, who just passed the viva and became the first graduated PhD in the Vollmerlab Exeter!
Paper accepted by Nature Communications
Serge's paper on reversible disulphide interactions was recently published in Nature communications. What a great achievement! Click here to read the full paper.
Katya was presented with an award for the best contributed talk at the IONS 2019 conference. Well done, Katya!