Bio-Optics: Design and Application (BODA)

Bio-Optics: Design and Application (BODA)

12 - 15 April 2015
Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel , Vancouver, Canada

Bio-optics: Design and Applications addresses all aspects of development and applications of biomedical optical technologies for research and clinical applications.

This topical meeting will focus on design, instrumentation, and applications of optical technologies for life sciences. Topics include but are not limited to optical imaging technologies, system design, fabrication, visual optics, eye imaging and sensing, image guided surgery, bio-inspired optics, biochip, optofluidics, nanobiosensor, nanophotonics for biomedicine, drug discovery imaging, and other novel optical technologies for diagnosis and treatment. This meeting provides an opportunity for researchers and engineers from academia and industry to discuss design, fabrication, instrumentation, and application of biomedical optical technologies for life science.

Topic Categories

  • Biomedical optical imaging technologies
  • Design and fabrication of biomedical optical devices
  • Visual optics, eye imaging and sensing
  • Biochip and optofluidics
  • Clinical systems and applications
  • Nanophotonics for biomedicine
  • Novel imaging technologies


Schedule at a glance

Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA, Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution  PLENARY

Tayyaba Hasan, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT): A Photochemical Slice of Clinical Biophotonics   PLENARY

W.E. Moerner, Stanford Univ., USA, Pupil Plane Modulation to Extract Information from Single-Molecule Emitters for Super-Resolution Microscopy   PLENARY

Filbert Bartoli, Lehigh University, United States, Nanoplasmonic Interferometric Arrays for Ultrasensitive Label-Free Biosensing, Invited

Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at Austin, United States, Image-guided Ultrafast Laser Microsurgery Scalpels, Invited

Caroline Boudoux, École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada, Double-clad Fiber Couplers: Novel Devices Enabling Multimodal Imaging, Invited

Mary Dickinson, Baylor College of Medicine, United States, Optical Imaging of Dynamic Events in Cardiovascular Development: Understanding Physical and Genetic Mechanisms Underlying Birth Defects, Invited

Sylvain Gioux, Universite de Strasbourg, France, Real-time Quantitative Endogenous Molecular Contrast Imaging for Surgery, Invited

Na Ji, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, United States, Adaptive Optics for Deep Brain Imaging, Invited

Javier Jo, Texas A&M University, United States, Multimodal Optical Imaging Approaches for Early Detection of Oral Epithelial Cancer, Invited

Rongguang Liang, University of Arizona, United States, System Design of Dual-mode Fluorescence Image Guided Surgical System, Invited

Charles Lin, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States, Single Cell Analysis in Vivo, Invited

Calum MacAulay, BC Cancer Agency Research Centre, Canada, Multiple Roles for Autofluorescence (AF) Visualization, Multispectral AF and Reflectance Imaging and AF-OCT for Early Cancer Detection and Management, Invited

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Congress Special Events

Conference Plenary Session
Monday, 13 April, 08:00 – 10:00

Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA, PLENARY
Tayyaba Hasan, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, PLENARY
W.E. Moerner, Stanford Univ., USA, PLENARY

Conference Reception
Monday, 13 April, 18:30 – 20:00
Join your fellow attendees for the Congress Reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guest.

Industry Program
Tuesday, 14 April 10:30 - 13:30
The program includes presenters from the academic, industrial, financial and regulatory world discussing the challenges that exist when taking scientific knowledge from the bench-top to the patient-side. In addition, there will be a pitch panel where entrepreneurs showcase their technology, explain why it's valuable and discuss the next steps to commercialization. Complimentary box lunch will be provided.

Joint Poster Session
Tuesday, 14 April, 15:30 – 16:30
Posters are an integral part of the technical program and offer a unique networking opportunity, where presenters can discuss their results one-to-one with interested parties. Each author is provided with a board on which to display the summary and results of his or her paper.

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