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Calling Engineers, Physicists, Chemists, and Biologists

Post-doc Position (Open)

AN ULTRASOUND METHOD TO GENETICALLY MODIFY THE BRAIN

Closing Date: 30 September 2018

Details: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BML700/post-doctoral-research-scientist


PhD StudentshiP (CLOSED)

ON ULTRASOUND PULSE SEQUENCING FOR DRUG DELIVERY

This studentship call is now closed.

Project details: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=86694


Projects Available

If you have your own funding support or would like to apply to a funding body yourself, contact Dr. James Choi at j.choi@imperial.ac.uk about which projects are available in the laboratory.


Facilities and Resources

The Laboratory

The laboratory is equipped to run experiments at multiple levels:

  • Physics
  • Phantoms
  • In vitro (cell cultures, ex vivo human skulls)
  • In vivo

We manufacturer or design transducers and microbubbles in-house. Some of the equipment we have include:

  • Transducers: 16 single-element transducers (0.5, 1, 5, and 7.5 MHz), a linear imaging array
  • Multi-element array manufacturing setup
  • Microbubble manufacturing setup
  • Signal generators, power amplifiers, filters, scopes, etc.
  • Microscope
  • Experimental water tanks
  • Basic life sciences equipment
 Focused ultrasound equipment.

Focused ultrasound equipment.

We work closely with Dr. Mengxing Tang's Ultrasound Imaging Group who has built state-of-the-art facilities in ultrasound imaging.

Department Facilities

We also have access to all shared Department facilities including:

  • Histology Room
  • Tissue Culture Room
  • Microscopy Suite (including confocal microscopy) 
  • Electronics Workshop
  • Machine Workshop