Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Chemla Room (67-3111) and Zoom
Talk Title: Optics-Free, Chip-Scale Imaging with Alloyed Upconverting Nanoparticles: Applications to Cancer Imaging
Zoom Recording (passcode: 275G1BW@)
Mekhail Anwar, MD PhD, is a physician-scientist with over 15 years of experience in bioengineering and integrated circuit design experience, with an active clinical practice in Radiation Oncology. He received his BA in Physics from UC Berkeley, where he graduated as the University Medalist, and went on to receive his Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge MA) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences followed by an MD from the University of California, San Francisco, completing residency in Radiation Oncology at UCSF. He joined the faculty at the UCSF in 2014, where he focuses on the use of precision radiotherapy for challenging to treat malignancies, such as pancreas cancer. He is a Core member of the UC Berkeley and UCSF Bioengineering group, and recipient of the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Physician Research Award, the AACR Career Development Award and the NIH Trailblazer Award.