Paul R Barber Cancer Research UK Senior Scientist
Advanced Technology Group
Cancer Research UK and Medical Research Council Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford

I am a scientific programmer and advanced microscopy expert with over 15 years’ experience working on and leading multi-disciplinary biomedical projects. I thrive in this environment; having the drive to continually learn and apply techniques successfully.

Research Interests

Vessel Tracing

Automated microscopy, image analysis and processing for high-content and high-throughput cytology, tissue-micro-array (TMA) assays (Bio-Image Informatics) and ion-beam endstations. Spectral Imaging and processing for histology and cytology. Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIM) detection and data processing for Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET). Information extraction from in vitro and in vivo biological images. Analytical, rate equation and Monte Carlo modelling of TCSPC, FRET and other optical fluorescent and detection processes.

Technical Skills

Neural Network Segmentation

Microscopy, Imaging, Laser physics, Fibre optics, Instrument control, C (LabWindows/CVI, Glib, GTK+), Python, R, GStreamer, TWiki, Computing, Analysis, Image and signal processing and algorithm development and coding.

Downloads

Curriculum Vitae
Publications

Links

Advanced Technology Development Group
Vojnovic Group at ROB
CyMap - Winner of The Engineer Award 2009
TRI2 web site
SLIM Curve web site

VIDEO: Me talking about the CyMap for Marblar.
RMS VIDEO Look carefully and you will see me at the RMS House of Commons Reception: Innovation under the microscope.

My Instructables page: programming the Raspberry Pi and ATtiny microprocessor.

Contact Me

Cancer Research UK and Medical Research Council Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology
Department of Oncology
University of Oxford
Old Road Campus Research Building,
Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7DQ
Tel: 01865 617404 (Oxford); 0207 8486314 (KCL)