Our People

BOMP Contact details

Phone: (03) 9035 5811

Email: bomp-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au

Web: www.microscopy.unimelb.edu.au

  • Dr Ellie Hyun-Jung Cho
    Manager, BOMP

    Dr Cho completed her PhD in the Dept. of Anatomy and Neuroscience at The University of Melbourne in 2009. Her research focus was on the ion channels in sensory pathways using fluorescence imaging, immunohistochemistry, and electrophysiology of neurons. She joined platform in 2014 and provides training and advice on image analysis and high-content imaging

  • Dr Gabriela Segal
    Applications Specialist, BOMP

    Dr Segal has a PhD in Tumour Immunology from the Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. She has years of experience in sample preparation for confocal and multiphoton microscopy. In her current role as an academic specialist she supports confocal, tissue clearing and Lightsheet applications.

  • Dr Hamid Solemaninejad
    Applications Specialist, BOMP

    Dr. Hamid Soleimaninejad has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the School of Schemistry at the University of Melbourne. His background is in fluorescence imaging, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM), Fluorescence anisotropy imaging microscopy (FAIM), polarization microscopy, Raman microscopy, Optics and Photonics. He is an applications specialist within the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform, with expertise in confocal and FLIM applications.

  • Dr Shane Cheung
    Applications Specialist, BOMP

    Dr. Shane Cheung has a PhD in Chemistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and an MSc in Microscopy and Cellular Imaging from the University of College Dublin. His background is in the synthesis and development of near-infrared fluorophores for clinical and cellular bio-imaging applications. In his current role as an Applications Specialist for the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform he is responsible for training and research support on the confocal, live-cell, and light sheet microscopes.

  • Ms Kalyan Shobhana
    Support Officer, BOMP

    Kalyan Shobhana completed her Masters in Biotechnology at The University of Melbourne. She has a background in biomedical science and optical microscopy, with a focus on confocal microscopy. In her current role as a Platform Support Officer at the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform, she is responsible for training and research support on the confocal microscopes.