Optics and the Brain

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

Invited Speakers

Kwanghun Chung, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Towards Holistic Imaging and Phenotyping of Intact Biological Systems, Invited

Michael Crair, Yale University, United States, Title to be Announced, Invited

Thomas Deffieux, Institut Langevin, France, Title to Be Announced, Invited

Kevin Eliceiri, University of Wisconsin, United States, Title to be Announced, Invited

Viviana Gradinaru, California Institute of Technology, United States, On Brain Circuits and Tools: Switches for Locomotion, Reward, and a Viral-based Approach to Non-invasive Whole-brain Cargo Delivery, Invited

Ute Hochgeschwender, Central Michigan University, United States, Bioluminescence-driven Optogenetics, Invited

Na Ji, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, United States, Probe Neural Circuits with Shaped Light, Invited

David Kleinfeld, University of California San Diego, United States, Toward Deep, Routine Mutiphoton Imaging in the Brain, Invited

Dorian McGavern, Nat Inst of Neuro Disorders and Stroke, United States, Title to be Announced, Invited

Tim Ragan, Tissue Vision, Inc., United States, Title to be Announced, Invited

Balazs Rozsa, Inst Exp Medicine, Hungarian Acad Sci, Fast 3D imaging of neuronal coding in spine, dendritic, and neuronal assemblies in the visual cortex of behaving animals , Invited

Mark Schnitzer, Stanford University, United States, Title to be Announced, Invited

Mikhail Shapiro, California Institute of Technology, United States, Biomolecular Engineering of Reporters and Sensors for Noninvasive Imaging of Cellular Function, Invited

Andy Shih, Medical University of South Carolina, United States, Optical Imaging and Manipulation of Brain Microvessels, Invited

Spencer Smith, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States, Multiphoton Imaging Across Large Brain Volumes with Subcellular Resolution, Invited

Vivek Srinivasan, University of California Davis, United States, Interferometric Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (iNIRS) Monitors Optical Properties and Blood Flow In Vivo, Invited

Francois St Pierre, Baylor College of Medicine, United States, Two-photon imaging of neuronal voltage dynamics using genetically encoded voltage indicators, Invited

Ilaria Testa, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Title to be Announced, Invited

Hiroki Ueda, The University of Tokyo, Whole-body and whole-organ clearing and imaging with single-cell resolution, Invited

Alipasha Vaziri, Rockefeller University, Title to be Announced, Invited

Ofer Yizhar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, Optogenetic Interrogation of Local and Long-range Synaptic Connections, Invited

Hongkui Zeng, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Cell Type-based Brain-wide Connectomics , Invited