Rebecca M. Williams
My research focuses on applying cellularly-resolved imaging in the tissue preparations and live animals. I collaborate with other researchers to adapt imaging strategies to understanding fundamental biophysical principles in cartilage and cancer biology. Specific research areas include the development of methods for three-dimensionally resolved oxygen imaging and the use of adaptive optics for mitigating tissue-induced optical aberrations. As director of Cornell's Microscopy and Imaging Facility, my role is to ensure that the facility is meeting the imaging needs of Cornell's research community.
- 2012. "Identification of vascular changes required for ovulation using multiphoton microscopy". 1. 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. .
- 2012. "Biophysical control of invasive tumor cell behavior by extracellular matrix microarchitecture." Biomaterials 33 (9): 2710-22. .
- 2009. "Fluid Flow Modulates Calcium Signaling of Chondrocytes in 3D Culture". Trans Orthop Res Soc. 33 326. .
- 2009. "Creation of Collagen Alignment in Tissue Engineered Annulus Fibrosus". Trans Orthop Res Soc. 33 1485. .
- 2009. "Cell Adhesion Alters Calcium Signaling of Chondrocytes in Alginate Gel Culture Under Direct Perfusion". Trans Orthop Res Soc. 34 284. .
- B.E.D. (Architecture), University of Minnesota, 1987
- BS (Physics), University of Minnesota, 1987
- Ph D (Physics), Cornell University, 1997