• The University of Western Australia (M519), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 587 Citations
  • 13 h-Index

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Personal profile


An experimental physicist with over 10 years of multidisciplinary academic research experience. Skilled in physics and life sciences, with focus on the latest innovations in fluorescence microscopy (e.g. FLIM, super-resolution microscopy) and their applications in cell and molecular biology.

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, King's College London

Jul 2005Dec 2008

Physics with Computer Science, BSc, King's College London

Sep 2002Jun 2005

Research expertise keywords

  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Super-resolution
  • FLIM
  • Photon counting

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Research Output

Fast Timing Techniques in FLIM Applications

Hirvonen, L. M. & Suhling, K., 13 May 2020, In : Frontiers in Physics. 8, 161.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
  • Lightsheet fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) with wide-field time-correlated single photon counting (TCSPC)

    Hirvonen, L. M., Nedbal, J., Almutairi, N., Phillips, T. A., Becker, W., Conneely, T., Milnes, J., Cox, S., Stürzenbaum, S. & Suhling, K., 29 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Biophotonics. e201960099.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Artifact-free high-density localization microscopy analysis

    Marsh, R. J., Pfisterer, K., Bennett, P., Hirvonen, L. M., Gautel, M., Jones, G. E. & Cox, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : Nature Methods. 15, 9, p. 689-692 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 23 Citations (Scopus)
    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    PAK4 Kinase Activity Plays a Crucial Role in the Podosome Ring of Myeloid Cells

    Foxall, E., Staszowska, A., Hirvonen, L. M., Georgouli, M., Ciccioli, M., Rimmer, A., Williams, L., Calle, Y., Moreno, V. S., Cox, S., Jones, G. E. & Wells, C. M., 10 Dec 2019, In : Cell Reports. 29, 11, p. 3385-3393.e6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access