Journal articles

Postdoctoral Research (performed 2015-2018)

26. M. Mir, A. Reimer, J. E. Haines, X.-Y. Li, M. Stadler, H. Garcia, M. B. Eisen, X. Darzacq*, “Dense Bicoid hubs accentuate binding along the morphogen gradient, Genes Dev., 31, 1784-1794 (2017)

25. A. R. Strom, A. V. Emelyanov, M. Mir, D. V. Fyodorov, X. Darzacq, and G. Karpen*, “Phase separation drives heterochromatin domain formation”, Nature, doi:10.1038/nature22989 (2017)

24. S. M. Wichner, V. R. Mann, A. S. Powers, M. A. Segal, M. Mir, J. N. Bandaria, M. A. DeWitt, X. Darzacq, A. Yildiz*, and B. E. Cohen*, “Covalent protein labeling and improved single molecule optical properties of aqueous CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots”, ACS Nano, 11(7), 6773-6781 (2017)

23. M. Woringer, X. Darzacq, C. Zimmer, and M. Mir*, “Faster and less phototoxic 3D fluorescence microscopy using a versatile compressed sensing scheme”, Optics Express, 25(12), 13668-13683, (2017)

22. P. Qin, M. Parlak, C. Kuscu, J. Bandaria, M. Mir, K. Szlachta, R. Singh, X. Darzacq, A. Yildiz*, and M. Adli*, “Live cell imaging of low- and non- repetitive chromosome loci using CRISPR-Cas9”, Nature Communications, 8, 14725, (2017)

21. S. Abrahamsson, R. Ilic, J. Wisniewski, B. Mehl, L. Yu, L. Chen, M. Davanco, L. Oudjedi, J. Fiche, B. Hajj, X. Jin, J. Pulupa, C. Cho, M. Mir, M. Beheiry, X. Darzacq, M. Nollmann, M. Dahan, C. Wu, T. Lionnet, J. Liddle, and C. Bargmann*, “Multifocus microscopy with precise color multi-phase diffractive optics applied in functional neuronal imaging”, Biomedical Optics Express, 7 (3), 855-869 (2016)


PhD Research (performed 2010-2013)

20. L. Ma, G. Rajshekhar, B. Bhaduri, S. Sridharan, M. Mir, A. Chakraborty, R. Iyer, S. Prasant, L. Millet, M. U. Gilette, and G. Popescu*, “Phase correlation imaging of unlabeled cell dynamics”, Scientific Reports, 6, 32702, (2016)

19. H. Majeed, S. Sridharan, M. Mir, L. Ma, E. Min, W. Jung, and G. Popescu*, “Quantitative phase imaging for medical diagnosis”, Journal of Biophotonics, (2016)

18. R. Raman, B. Bhaduri, M. Mir, A. Shkumatov, M. K. Lee, G. Popescu, H. J. Kong, R. Bashir*, “High-Resolution Projection Micro-Stereolithography for patterning of Neovasculature”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5 (5), 610-619 (2015)

17. M. Mir†, T. Kim†, A. Majumder, M. Xiang, R. Wang, S. C. Liu, M. U. Gillette, S. Stice and G. Popescu, “Label-Free Characterization of Emerging Human Neuronal Networks”, Nature Scientific Reports, 4, 4434 (2014)

16. M. Mir, A. Bergamaschi, B.S. Katzenellenbogen and G. Popescu, “Highly sensitive quantitative imaging for single cancer cell growth kinetics and drug response”, PLoS ONE, 9 (2), e89000 (2014)

15. T. Kim, R. Zhou, M. Mir, S. D. Babacan, P. S. Carney, L. L. Goddard, and G. Popescu, “White light diffraction tomography of unlabelled live cells”, Nature Photonics, (2014)

14. G. Popescu, K. Park, M. Mir and R. Bashir, “New technologies for measuring single cell mass”, Lab. Chip, 14, 646-652 (2014)

13. R. Wang, T. W. Kim, M. Mir, and G. Popescu, “Nanoscale Fluctuations and Surface Tension Measurements in droplets using Phase-resolved Low-coherence Interferometry ”, Appl. Opt., 52 (1), A177-A181 (2013)

12. M. Mir, D. Babacan, M. Bednarz, I. Golding and G. Popescu, “Three Dimensional Deconvolution Spatial Light Interference Tomography for studying Subcellular Structure in E. coli ”, PLoS ONE, 7 (6), e38916 (2012)

11. B. Bhaduri, H. Pham, M. Mir, and G. Popescu, “Diffraction Phase Microscopy with White Light”, Opt. Lett., 37 (6), (2012): 1094-1096 (In top downloads, March, 2012)

10. M. Mir, K. Tangella and G. Popescu, “Blood Testing at the Single Cell Level using Quantitative Phase and Amplitude Microscopy”, Biomed. Opt. Exp., 2 (12), (2011): 3259-3266. (In top downloads, November, 2011)

9. Sridharan, M. Mir, and G. Popescu, “Simultaneous Optical Measurements of Cell Motility and Growth”, Biomed. Opt. Exp., 2 (10), (2011): 285-2820

8. J. Lim, H. Ding, M. Mir, R. Zhu, K. Tangella and G. Popescu, “Born Approximation Model Light Scattering by Red Blood Cells”, Biomed. Opt. Exp., 2 (10), (2011): 2784-2791

7. M. Mir, Z. Wang, Z. Shen, M. Bednarz, R. Bashir, I. Golding and G. Popescu , “Optical Measurement of Cell Cycle Dependent Growth”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 108 (32), (2011): 13124-13129

6. R. Wang, H. Ding, M. Mir, K. Tangella and G. Popescu, “Effective 3D Viscoelasticity of Red Blood Cells Measured by Diffraction Phase Microscopy”, J. Biomed. Opt., 2 (3), (2011): 485-490

5. Z. Wang, L. Millet, M. Mir, H. Ding, S. Unarunotai, J. Rogers, M. Gillette, and G. Popescu, “Spatial Light Interference Microscopy”, Optics Express, 19 (2), (2011): 1016-1026

Masters Research (2009-2010)

4. M. Mir, H. Ding, Z. Wang, J. Reedy, K. Tangella and G. Popescu, “Blood Screening using Diffraction Phase Cytometry”, J. Biomed. Opt, 15 (2), (2010): 027016

3. M. Mir, Z. Wang, K. Tangella and G. Popescu, “Diffraction Phase Cytometry: Blood on a CD-ROM”, Optics Express, 17 (4), (2009): 2579-2585

Undergraduate Research (2007-2008)

2. U. Mirsaidov, J. Scrimgeour, W. Timp, K. Beck, M. Mir, P. Matsudaira and G. Timp, “Live Cell Lithography: Using Optical Tweezers to Create Synthetic Tissue”, Lab Chip, 8 (12), (2008): 2174-2181

1. U. Mirsaidov, W. Timp, K. Timp, M. Mir, P. Matsudaira and G. Timp, “Optimal Optical   Trap for Bacterial Viability”, Phys. Rev. E, 78 (2), (2008): 021910

†: Authors Contributed Equally


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