- Knowledge of Biophotonics Principles: Develop a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of light-matter interaction in biological systems and the application of optical techniques in biomedical research and healthcare.
- Application of Optical Properties: Apply knowledge of the optical properties of tissues to calculate the penetration depth of light and make informed decisions regarding optical instrumentation and imaging modalities.
- Problem-Solving Skills: Develop problem-solving skills to address biomedical challenges by applying biophotonics approaches and developing complete solutions, including the design of instruments, protocols, and procedures.
- Understanding of Optical Biosensors: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles and operation of optical biosensors, enabling the development and implementation of biomedical sensing and diagnostic systems.
- Laser Safety Knowledge: Understand the principles of laser safety and perform safety calculations for specific lasers and their applications, ensuring the safe and responsible use of laser technology in biophotonics.
- Practical Experience with NIRS: Gain hands-on experience and a solid understanding of the principles and techniques of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) for biomedical research and clinical applications.
- Familiarity with Optogenetics: Develop a basic understanding of the operating principles and applications of Optogenetics, particularly in studying neural activity in the brain using light-based techniques.
- Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Skills: Work effectively in interdisciplinary teams, collaborating with professionals from different fields, such as biology, optics, and medicine, to solve complex biomedical problems using biophotonics approaches.
- Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills: Apply critical thinking and analytical skills to analyze and interpret biophotonics data, make evidence-based decisions, and communicate findings effectively.