Optical Biosensors (BB)

Optical biosensorsOptical tools provide highly sensitive and specific means of detecting and quantifying the presence of biological materials as well as characterizing their properties. This group emphasizes the development and application of optical technologies for the targeted detection of trace biological compounds for molecularly-oriented medical diagnostics as well as for biological threat and contamination alerting. Integration of optical tools with micro-electro mechanical devices, microfluidics, and other lab-on-a-chip technologies, as well as the application of emerging technologies such as plasmonics and surface enhanced Raman scattering for biological assays are also important areas of focus.

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Name Affiliation Title
Ian White    University of Maryland at College Park, USA  Chair
Heather Hunt University of Southern California, USA Vice Chair of Communications
Sharon Weiss Vanderbilt University Vice Chair of Awards

6th International Conference on Optical, Optoelectronic and Photonic Materials and Applications

July 27 - August 01 2014
Leeds University, England, Leeds, UnitedKingdom

SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014

August 17 - August 21 2014
San Diego, California, USA

4th Advances in Optoelectronics and Micro/nano-optics (AOM)

September 17 - September 20 2014
Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China


December 19 - December 20 2014
Poornima Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exposition

March 22 - March 26 2015
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
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