Volume visualization of 3D confocal microscopy images, with image processing and enhancement included in the visualization pipeline. The project has been funded by the Indiana University.
Here are some of the publications on the subject.
Shiaofen Fang, Mihran Tuceryan and Ken Dunn, "Three-Dimensional Microscopy Data Exploration by Interactive Volume Visualization," in Journal of Scanning Microscopies, vol. 22, pp. 218–226, July/August 2000.
Shiaofen Fang, Tom Biddlecome and Mihran Tuceryan, "Image-Based Transfer Function Design for Data Exploration in Volume Visualization," Proc. IEEE Visualization'98, pp. 319-326.
Tom Biddlecome, Shiaofen Fang, Ken Dunn and Mihran Tuceryan "Image Guided Interactive Volume Visualization for Confocal Microscopy Data Exploration," Proc. 1998 SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging, pp. 130-140, Feb., 1998.
Kenneth Dunn, Shiaofen Fang, et al., "Three dimensional imaging of embryonic mouse kidney by two-photon microscopy", Abstract submitted to: 1999 American Society for Cell Biology Conference, Washington D.C., Dec., 1999.
Tom Biddlecome,Shiaofen Fang, Robert Bacallao and Ken Dunn, "Image Guided interactive volume visualization for confocal microscopy data exploration", ASCB 38th Annual Meeting (poster session), San Francisco, Dec., 1998.