Indiana University

Mission Statement


Create an environment fostering outstanding research and teaching by our commitment to obtaining and imparting knowledge of molecular, cellular, and integrative physiology.



Lipid depositions in atheromatous arteries mapped by vibrational photoacoustic (VPA) microscopy. By shining an infrared laser beam (left, red arrow) onto the wall of an artery, the fatty deposits that cause atherosclerosis can be made to emit ultrasound images of fat deposits (right).  (Sturek Lab; adapted from: Wang et al. (2011) Physical Rev Let 106:238106)


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