Welcome! Our group is interested in the development and applications of novel optical tools to study essential problems in chemistry, biology and neuroscience.
[03/23/2020] Due to coronavirus pandemic, our group members will stay at home. Keep safe!
[02/02/2020] Crystal, Jialei, Jinhan and Vahid presented their works at SPIE PW.
[01/15/2020] Jialei is selected as the finalist of CREOL Student of the Year.
[12/11/2019] We won UCF Exploratory Research (ER1) Award.
[11/14/2019] Thanksgiving party!
[10/31/2019] Our 3rd optical table has been installed.
[10/25/2019] LG Electronics Optics Lab visited us.
[09/28/2019] Our review is published on Nanophotonics.
[09/17/2019] DARPA RadioBio & μBRAIN meeting @ CREOL, UCF.
[08/30/2019] Ready for hurricane Dorian.
[08/27/2019] We had a kickoff super-group meeting.
[07/30/2019] We won NIH R21 award!
[06/14/2019] Jialei's 2iLS microscopy is online.
[06/04/2019] Vahid has passed the Qualifying Exam!
[04/30/2019] Our work is selected as the cover in J.Cell. Sci.!
[04/08/2019] Our jove video is online.
[02/04/2019] Ben recieved the Best Student Paper Award at SPIE PW, Frontiers in Biological Detection.
[01/23/2019] Our alumni Ian Khaw will start his work at North American Lighting. Congrats!
[11/20/2018] Jinhan Ren joins our lab. Welcome!
[11/08/2018] Vahid Ebrahimi joins our lab. Welcome!
[10/31/2018] Ben presented at the Graduate Fellows Symposium.
[7/16/2018] Bo Cao joined our lab as an intership undergraduate. Welcome!
[7/11/2018] The Han lab awarded a grant from the NSF!
[5/25/2018] Ben has been selected as a recipient of UCF Multidisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship. Total award would be $120k. Congrats!!
[03/2018] Chun Hung joined our lab. Wecome!
[02/2018] Ben presented at a platform session in the BPS meeting.
[12/2017] Jialei received the Doctoral Research Support Award ($3,000). Congrats!
[11/2017] Thanksgiving group dinner at Gyu-Kaku, Orlando. Excellent Japanese BBQ.
[10/2017] Attended DARPA kickoff meeting at DC.
[09/2017] The first paper from our group.Congrats, Jialei!
[06/2017] Jialei has passed PhD candidacy exam. Congrats!
[06/2017] Ben has passed qualification exam. Well done!
[06/2017] DARPA grant (RadioBio) will support Dogariu & Han for 4 years. Hooray!
[04/2017] Kyu Young has been selected as Adviosry Panel in J.Phys.D: Applied Physics.
[03/2017] Finally our lab is ready!
[01/2017] Jialie presented his work at SPIE Photonic West.
[12/2016] Spinach enables highlighting small RNAs in living cells. Published in NAR.
[11/2016] Ian Khaw joined our lab. Wecome!
[8/2016] Benjamin Croop joined our lab. Welcome aboard!
[7/2016] Jialei attended CPLC summer school at University of Illinois.
[6/2016] Jialei passed qualification exam. Congrats!
[3/2016] A single-vesicle assay paper is published in JACS.
[2/2016] Jialei joins the lab. Welcome, Jialei!
[1/2016] Kyu Young started to work in CREOL.
Our research is supported by
Fluorescence imaging with tailored light [Nanophotonics, 2019]
Low-photobleaching 2iLS imaging [J.Biophotonics, 2019]
Long-range, repeated & directional motions of nuclear speckles [J.Cell Sci., 2019]