Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery (OMP)

12 - 15 April 2015
Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver, Canada

Topic Categories


1. Optical visualization/detection of biomolecular processes and pathways
  • Photoacoustics and advanced microscopy techniques such as quantitative phase imaging, multiphoton, SHG, FRET, FLIM, SRS, pump-probe and CARS
2. Reporters and contrast agents for fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging: endogenous and exogenous
  • genetically introduced proteins
  • “smart” molecular probes
  • nanoparticle probes
3. Advanced optical molecular imaging instrumentation for assays and pre-clinical models of disease

4. Novel tools for image data analysis and reconstruction

5. Optical monitoring of specific delivery, localization, and action of drugs and contrast agents including PDT

6. Quantitative validation methods for optical molecular imaging

7. Multi-modal molecular imaging techniques
  • photoacoustics and combinations of optics with MRI, X-ray, radio-diagnostics
8. Clinical translation of optical molecular imaging, spectroscopy and image guided therapy