Lew Lab laser Matt in lab Photo contest winner
August 2017: My lab has received a five-year, $1.6 million Maximizing Investigators' Research Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. [The Source-WashU]
February 2017: My lab has received a five-year, $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. [WashU Engineering News]
December 2015: I won first place in Optics and Photonics News's 10th annual After Image photo contest!

My lab develops cutting-edge imaging technologies for visualizing the intricate dynamic behaviors of biomolecules in living organisms.

I work across the fields of super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, single-molecule spectroscopy, molecular imaging, and biophotonics. My research focuses on combining novel molecular and nanoparticle tags with modern optical designs and sophisticated image processing algorithms to create new imaging technologies for bioscience and medical applications.

Visit my lab's website.