Optics and the Brain

02 - 05 April 2017
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California United States

Committee List


Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia University, United States
Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Italy

Vice Chair

Daniel Côté, Universite Laval, Canada
Joseph Culver, Washington University in St Louis, United States


1. Superresolution and structural microscopy of the nervous system
Valentin Nägerl, Bordeaux University, France, Subcommittee Chair

2. Functional microscopy and optical imaging
Emiliani Valentina, Neurophotonics Laboratory, France, Subcommittee Chair

3. Analyzing circuitry, network function, and information processing
Tim Murphy, University of British Columbia, Canada, Subcommittee Chair

4. Optics and Brain Disease
Frederic Leblond, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, Subcommittee Chair

5. Optogenetics and novel reporters
Hod Dana, HHMI – Janelia Farm Research Campus, United States, Subcommittee Chair

6. Tissue scattering and clearing
Viviana Gradinaru, California Institute of Technology, USA, Subcommittee Chair

7. Hybrid and multimodality approaches to neuroimaging
Daniel Razansky, Technical University of Munich, Germany, Subcommittee Chair

8. Dissemination and commercialization of BRAIN technologies
Leonard Khiroug, Neurotar Ltd, Finland, Subcommittee Chair