Yuan Ge received her BSc in chemistry from Qingdao University in China, in 2007. Then she obtained her MSc from Donghua University in Shanghai, China (2010), with her research focusing on dye chemistry. Subsequently, she joined in SGS Group (China) as a technical assurance for consumer testing service. She is currently working as a scientific operations assistant in Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Her research interests are in the use of NIR-fluorophores for bio-medical imaging and photosensitizers as therapeutic agents.