Israel Veilleux

Israel Veilleux received his B.Ing. degree in Engineering Physics from the Université Laval (Québec City) in 2001. He then joined the Wellman Center for Photomedicine (Boston) acting as research engineer in Prof. Charles Lin’s group for 5 years working on confocal/nonlinear in vivo microscopy. In 2008, he obtained his M.Sc in Physics researching nonlinear optical imaging to monitor neuronal activity under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Côté at the Centre de Recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard (Québec City). He joined the Institut National d’Optique in 2009, working as a biophotonics R&D specialist on various projects in the private sector. In 2011, he joined Prof. Brian Wilson of the University Health Network (Toronto) as research associate where he worked on novel clinical imaging and diagnostics tools. Israel joined Prof. Frederic Leblond and the LRO team in late 2018. His current research interest is spontaneous Raman spectroscopy and imaging for biomedical applications.