• Jannick Rolland named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

    Jannick Rolland was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors whose innovation has made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. Jannick holds more than 50 patents has over 180 peer-reviewed publications......

  • LighTopTech at EBAA 2020

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi presented an online presentation at the Scientific Symposium at the 2020 annual meeting of the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA): Unbiased, Automated ECD Analysis Using Gabor-Domain Optical Coherence Microscopy and Machine Learning. Co-Authors: C. Canavesi, A. Cogliati, and H. B.......

  • PRESS RELEASE – LighTopTech Receives SBIR Phase II Award from NIH

    LighTopTech Corp. Receives Small Business Innovation Research Phase II Award from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy and machine learning will provide an unbiased, automated assessment of corneal tissue for evaluating tissue viability prior to transplant. W HENRIETTA, NY – LighTopTech......

  • LighTopTech at ARVO 2020

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi presented an online presentation at the annual meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology: In vivo imaging of corneal nerves and cellular structures in mice with Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy. Co-Authors: C. Canavesi, A. Cogliati, A. Mietus, Y.......

  • Jannick Rolland awarded the Optical Society 2020 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize

    LighTopTech Co-Founder Dr. Jannick Rolland is the recipient of the 2020 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize from the Optical Society. Rolland was recognized for numerous creative and innovative applications in several fields of optical engineering including Astronomy, Medical Imaging, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Image science,......

  • Jannick Rolland named 2019 Alumna of the Year at the College of Optical Sciences

    Congratulations to our co-Founder and CTO Prof. Jannick Rolland for being named 2019 Alumna of the Year by the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona! Photo credit: https://www.optics.arizona.edu/news-events/photos/jannick-rolland-thompson-alumna-celebration-lunch...

  • Cristina Canavesi Wins Millennials in Manufacturing Award

    LighTopTech Co-Founder and President Dr. Cristina Canavesi was honored as one of the 2019 Millennials in Manufacturing Awardees.  View the press release here....

  • LighTopTech at FiO 2019

    LighTopTech president Dr. Cristina Canavesi is presenting an invited talk at OSA Frontiers in Optics 2019: Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy imaging, from cellular to nano-class, and perspectives Authors: C. Canavesi and J. P. RollandPaper FM1C.2Monday, September 16th, 8:15 AM, Washington 3 The same day, Dr. Canavesi will also give......

  • 10 Years of GDOCM

    Cristina Canavesi and Jannick Rolland, co-founders of LighTopTech, recently co-authored an invited paper on “Ten Years of Gabor-Domain Optical Coherence Microscopy“. The open access paper can be found at https://doi.org/10.3390/app9122565. ABSTRACT: Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy (GDOCM) is a high-definition imaging technique leveraging principles of low-coherence interferometry, liquid......

  • ISCAS – Olympus Best Paper Award

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi was honored with the ISCAS – Olympus Best Paper Award for her presentation on “Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy for optical biopsy, image-guided surgery, and intraoperative imaging” at CARS 2019 in Rennes, France....

  • LighTopTech at CARS 2019

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi is presenting a paper at CARS 2019 (Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery): Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy for optical biopsy, image-guidedsurgery, and intraoperative imaging Paper 185 Time: Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 16:45 in Room La Nef Authors: C. Canavesi, R.......

  • LighTopTech at WCD 2019

    Gabor-Domain Optical Coherence Microscopy to Aid in Mohs Resection of Basal Cell Carcinoma  Time: Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 8:45 AM in room AMBER 7+8 Authors: Cristina Canavesi, Patrice Tankam, Jonathan Soh, Mara Lanis, Adam Hayes, Andrea Cogliati, Jannick P. Rolland, Sherrif Ibrahim 24th World......

  • LighTopTech at ARVO 2019

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi is presenting a paper at the annual meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology: High-resolution three-dimensional Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy for corneal tissue evaluation Paper 4233 Time: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 8:30 AM in room West......

  • 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 February 1, 2019 for an amount of $225,000. The topic of the project is TOWARDS IN VIVO HIGH-DEFINITION 3D CORNEAL IMAGING (1R43EY029906-01)....

  • LighTopTech at Photonics West 2019

    LighTopTech President Dr. Cristina Canavesi is presenting an paper at SPIE Photonics West: 3D cellular imaging of the cornea with Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy Paper 10867-14 Time: Monday, February 4th, 2019 at  1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Authors: Cristina Canavesi, Andrea Cogliati,  Changsik Yoon, Amanda Mietus, Yue Qi, Jonathon......

  • LighTopTech at CIOE 2018 in Shenzhen

    LighTopTech is exhibiting at CIOE 2018 in Shenzhen, China as part of the NY State delegation. Come visit us at booth 1A52 on September 5-8, 2018!...

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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.......

  • 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......

  • 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....

  • Cristina Canavesi receives the Hugh H. Whitney Award

    Dr. Canavesi was awarded the Hugh H. Whitney Award for the highest record of academic achievement by a graduating student in the Class of 2015 in the Executive MBA program at Simon School of Business, University of Rochester....

  • ARVO Communicator Award

    The paper “Assessing the microstructures of the human cornea using Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy with large field of view and high resolution” by P. Tankam, Z. He, M. Lanis, C. Canavesi, T. Lepine, H. B. Hindman, D. Topham, G. Thuret, P. Gain and J. P.......

  • LighTopTech Founder Talks Challenges and Successes

    Cristina Canavesi shared her startup experience in an interview for the Democrat & Chronicle. You may read the article here: LighTopTech co-founder talks challenges and successes....

  • LighTopTech named Finalist in the Digital Rochester 2014 GREAT Awards

    LighTopTech was named Finalist for the 2014 Digital Rochester Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievement in Technology (GREAT) Awards for the category Optics, Photonics and Imaging Technology. See the announcement on Digital Rochester website and read the press release by the Democrat & Chronicle....

  • Jannick Rolland awarded the David Richardson Medal of the Optical Society

    Jannick P. Rolland was awarded the David Richardson Medal of the Optical Society for visionary contributions and leadership in optical design and engineering, enabling noninvasive optical biopsy. View the official announcement>....

  • LighTopTech awarded Phase I STTR grant from the National Science Foundation

    LighTopTech was awarded a Phase I STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) grant from the National Science Foundation for Jan. – Dec. 2014 for an amount of $225,000. The topic of the project is Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy for detection of defects in manufacturing....