Optical Radiology Labs at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Rebecca Gilson

Rebecca Gilson

PhD candidate
Washington University School of Medicine Department of Radiology 1525 McKinley Ave Room 2212



  • B.S. Physics, Case Western Reserve University, 2012. 
  • PhD (Pursuing) in Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA.

Research Interests:

  • Targeted photodynamic therapy and photodynamic detection of cancer.
  • Development of a quasi-vivo system that uses cultured cells to mimic small animal imaging and therapy studies.
  • Use of molecular pH probes in cancer imaging. 

Publications and Presentations:

  1. Plasmodium falciparum's Response to Oscillating Weak Magnetic Fields and the Influence of Disruptive Measures, Intersections SOURCE Poster Session, Case Western Reserve University (December 2011).
  2. Liquid Crystal Surface Memory Effect: Behavior with Time, Intersections SOURCE Poster Session, Case Western Reserve University (December 2010).
  3. Sakakibara N, Han M, Rollor CR, Gilson RC, Busch C, Heo G, Kelman Z. Cloning, Purification, and Partial Characterization of the Halobacterium sp. NRC-1 Minichromosome Maintenance (MCM) Helicase. The Open Microbiology Journal 2008; 2: 13-17.



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