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Biomedical Infrared Imaging Expert Joins Daylight Solutions Team

Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging solutions in the mid-infrared, announced the addition of Dr. Benjamin Bird to the company’s mid-infrared imaging team. Dr. Bird, a world-renowned expert in infrared spectroscopic imaging with extensive experience in both instrumentation and data analysis techniques, has joined Daylight Solutions as an Applications Scientist. Dr. Bird will be responsible for continuing the development of cutting-edge spectral imaging products, including the evolution of the Spero Laser-Based Infrared Microscope.

(Photo: Daylight Solutions)

(Photo: Daylight Solutions)

As a recognized expert in the biomedical imaging community, Dr. Bird brings a wealth of infrared imaging experience to the Daylight Solutions team, including special expertise in the development of vibrational spectroscopic technologies for clinical translation in the cancer diagnostics sector. He has published over 30 papers, contributed to multiple book chapters, won multiple awards, and is an inventor on multiple patents in the field. Prior to joining Daylight Solutions, Dr. Bird earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Nottingham University (Nottingham, UK) and continued his research using FTIR imaging for automated histopathology in Professor Max Diem’s Laboratory for Spectral Diagnosis at Northeastern University (Boston, MA).

“Dr. Bird is an outstanding addition to the Daylight Solutions team,” said Paul Larson, President and COO of Daylight Solutions. “As leaders and innovators in the field of laser-based infrared spectral imaging, we are pleased to have one of the world’s experts on our team as we expand our family of ground-breaking imaging products.”

For more information on the Spero microscope, please visit: http://www.daylightsolutions.com/spero

About Daylight Solutions

Daylight Solutions develops molecular detection and imaging systems for use in scientific research, life sciences, industrial, and defense applications. The company is the world leader in mid-infrared laser based solutions, with a line of broadly tunable and fixed wavelength laser sources, sensors, and microscopes that utilize mid-infrared spectroscopy and imaging. Daylight Solutions is ISO 9001:2008 certified. www.daylightsolutions.com

The statements contained in this news release are not purely historical and contain forward looking information and statements. These include statements regarding the Company's expectations, intentions, or strategies regarding future matters. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based on information available to the Company on the date released.

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