Biophotonics Laboratory
California Institute of Technology


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Michelle CuaMichelle Cua
Medical Engineering
Graduate Student
Student Office Moore B134
MC 136-93


BASc (Hons), Biomedical Engineering, Simon Fraser University, 2011
BSc, Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, 2011
MASc, Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, 2014

Research Interests

I am interested in developing novel biophotonic techniques to enhance current biomedical imaging and diagnostic methods.


3. Xu, J. et al, “Retinal angiography with real-time speckle variance optical coherence tomography.” BJO, 99: 1315-1319 (2015).
2. Wong, KSK. et al, “In vivo imaging of human photoreceptor mosaic with wavefront sensorless adaptive optics optical coherence tomography.” BOE, 6: 580-890 (2015).
1. Cua, M. et al, “Morphological phenotyping of mouse hearts using optical coherence tomography.” JBO, 19(11):116007 (2014).

Conference Proceedings

3. Cua, M. et al, “Automatic optimization high-speed high-resolution OCT retinal imaging at 1 µm.” SPIE Proceedings 9307 (2015).
2. Xu, J. et al, “Enhancing the visualization of human retina vascular networks by GPU accelerated speckle variance OCT and graph cut retinal layer segmentation,” SPIE Proceedings 9312 (2015).
1. Cua, M. et al, “Lung vasculature imaging using speckle variance optical coherence tomography. SPIE Proceedings 8207 (2012).