• LighTopTech Running for $1M Investment

    LighTopTech is competing for a $1M investment by Luminate. The final will take place on June 28th, in Rochester, NY. Read LighTopTech’s President’s words in an interview by the Rochester Business Journal about our company’s future in improving healthcare through optical biopsies.

  • LighTopTech Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant from NIH

    LighTopTech was awarded a Phase I SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant from the National Science Foundation on April 1, 2018 for an amount of $225,000. The topic of the project is HIGH-DEFINITION, WIDE FIELD OF VIEW CORNEAL IMAGING (1R43EY028827-01).

  • Making an impact on other people’s lives – Rochester Business Journal feature

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi was interviewed by the Rochester Business Journal on April 20th, 2018. When applied to the world of cancer, Canavesi sees LighTopTech being able to make biopsies almost obsolete. Rather than having to be cut open, have tissue sent to a lab and wait for results, the patient can be put

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  • LighTopTech Named Finalist in Luminate Accelerator

    LighTopTech was named one of the finalists in the Luminate Accelerator. On November 8th, 10 teams will be selected to receive a $100,000 investment and enter the 6-month accelerator program. More information on the Luminate website. Come support us at the public showcase on November 8th at 4:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in

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  • LighTopTech at Light and Sound Interactive 2017

    Cristina Canavesi will be a panelist in the session “Biophotonics and Optical Technologies” at Light and Sound Interactive 2017. Dr. Canavesi will be speaking about “Optical Coherence Microscopy and Optical Biopsy.” The panel takes place at 4:00-5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, at the Convention Center in Rochester, NY.  

  • REU Job Posting

    During the 2017/2018 Academic Year, LighTopTech Corp., an active NSF SBIR Phase II grantee, is looking for an undergraduate student to participate in the REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program. Please contact us if interested.

  • LighTopTech at Photonics West 2017

    Cristina Canavesi is presenting an paper at SPIE Photonics West: 3D wide field-of-view Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy advancing real-time in-vivo imaging and metrology Paper 10053-34 Time: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at  9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Authors: Cristina Canavesi, Andrea Cogliati, Adam Hayes, Jannick P. Rolland http://spie.org/PWB/conferencedetails/optical-coherence-tomography#2252187

  • LighTopTech at Frontiers in Optics 2016

    Cristina Canavesi is presenting an invited paper at OSA Frontiers in Optics: 3D High-definition Wide Field-of-view Optical Coherence Microscopy Advancing Real-time in-vivo Cellular Imaging Paper FW2C.1 Time: Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Authors: Cristina Canavesi (LighTopTech Corp.); Andrea Cogliati, Adam Hayes, Patrice Tankam (Univ. of Rochester); Anand P. Santhanam (Univ. of California, Los Angeles); Kevin P.

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  • LighTopTech at SPIE Optifab 2015

    Cristina Canavesi is presenting a paper at SPIE Optifab: Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy with integrated dual-axis MEMS scanner for fast 3D imaging and metrology Paper 9633-22 Time: Monday, Oct. 12th, 5:00 PM – 5:20 PM Author(s): Cristina Canavesi, LighTopTech Corp. (United States); Andrea Cogliati, Adam Hayes, Univ. of Rochester (United States); Anand P. Santhanam, Univ.

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  • LighTopTech Awarded NSF SBIR Phase II

    LighTopTech was awarded an SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation on “Nondestructive/noninvasive three-dimensional imaging with Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy” (IIP-1534701). The award of $1,105,353 is for a 3-year project starting 9/1/2015.