European Conferences on Biomedical Optics (ECBO)

12 - 16 mayo 2013
Messe Munchen, Munich, Germany

Resources: Committees

The Technical Program Committee Members are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours contacting colleagues to encourage submissions and reviewing papers. On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the members of the European Conferences on Biomedical Optics (ECBO) Technical Program Committee.


Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 16 enero 2013, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions 15 March 2013
Online Program Planner Available 22 March 2013
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant 27 marzo 2013
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 8 abril 2013, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 16 abril 2013
Register for the Meeting By 22 abril 2013
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 12 mayo - 16 mayo 2013

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to preside
  • Assist during invitation process
  • Score all papers (excluding conflicts)
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Encourage your peers to complete a submission for the meeting.
  • Mark your calendar and save dedicated time for the paper review process.  
  • To promote the meeting, solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Suggest candidates for invited speakers
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Review and score submissions to help determine which submissions should be accepted for presentation
  • Support chairs’ effort to solicit funds from granting agencies and corporations.
  • Attend the meeting and participate in on-site wrap-up meetings

References

All documents listed below are located in the Resource Center on Sharepoint.

  • Chairs’ Manual
  • Fundraising Grant Information
  • Exhibit and Sponsorship Information
  • Peer Review Instructions
  • Scheduling Instructions

General Chairs

Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts Univ., USA
Peter Andersen, Technical Univ of Denmark, Denmark

Program Chairs

Jürgen Popp, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany
Andreas Hielscher, Columbia University, USA

Program Committee

1. Advanced Microscopy Techniques

Emmanuel Beaurepaire, Ecole Polytechnique, France, Chair
Peter T. C.  So, MIT, USA, Chair
Claude Boccara, ESPCI, Paris, France
Paul J. Campagnola, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews, UK
Chen Dong, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Paul French, Imperial College London, UK
Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University, USA
Rainer Heintzmann, Inst of Physical Chemeistry, Jena, Germany
Jan Huisken, Max Planck Institute of Mol Cell Biol and Genetics, Germany
Jerome Mertz, Boston Univ., USA
Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Italy
Charles Lin, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Yaron Silberberg, Weizmann Inst of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Ernst Stelzer, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Vinod Subramaniam, Univ. of Twente, Netherlands

 

2. Clinical and Biomedical Spectroscopy & Imaging

Volker Deckert, IPHT, Germany, Chair
Nirmala Ramanujam, Duke Univ., USA, Chair
Yu Chen, University of Maryland, USA
Darren Roblyer, Boston University, USA
Kristin Maitland, Texas A&M University, USA
Melissa Skala, Vanderbilt University, USA
Quan Liu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
J. Quincy Brown, Tulane University, USA
Niels Bendsoe, Lund University Medical Laser Centre, Sweden
Thomas Mayerhöfer, IPHT Jena, Germany
Lise Randeberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews, UK
Alastair J.M. Watson, University of Liverpool, UK
Francesco Pavone, European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy, Italy
Urs Utzinger, University of Arizona, USA
James Tunnell, University of Texas Austin, USA

 

3. Diffuse Optical Imaging

Prof. Paola Taroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Chair
Hamid Dehghani, The Univ. of Birmingham, UK, Chair
Joseph P Culver, Washington Univ. School of Medicine, USA
Anabela Da Silva, CNRS-Institut Fresnel, France
Scott C Davis, Dartmouth College, USA
Turgut Durduran, ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques, Spain
Alwin Kienle, Institut für Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Meßtechnik an der Universität (ILM), Germany
Eiji Okada, Keio University, Japan
Jens Steinbrink, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Germany
Dick Sterenborg, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands

 

4. Opto-Acoustic Methods and Applications

Vasilis Ntziachristos, Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany, Chair
Charles P. Lin, Harvard Univ, USA, Chair
Fabian Kiessling, University Aachen (RWTH), Germany
Jan Grimm, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr., USA
Alexander A. Oraevsky, TomoWave Labs., Inc., USA
Srirang Manohar, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Stanislav Emelianov, Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
Matthew O'Donnell, Univ. of Washington, USA
Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Michael Kolios, Ryerson University, Canada
Valdimir Zharov, UAMS, USA
Amir Rosenthal, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH, Germany


5. Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications (NBTA)

Prof. Alex Vitkin, Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada, Chair
Arjen Amelink, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands, Chair
Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil
Paul C. Beard, Univ. College London, United Kingdom
Daniel Cote, Ctr. de Recherche de l'Univ. Laval Robert-Giffard, Canada
Stanislav Y. Emelianov, The Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
Venkataramanan Krishnaswamy, Dartmouth College, USA
Igor Meglinski, Univ. of Otago, New Zealand
Seemantini K. Nadkarni, Harvard Medical School, USA
Günther Paltauf, Karl-Franzens-Univ. Graz, Austria
Gijs van Soest, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Chris Xu, Cornell Univ., USA
Dirk J. Faber, Univ. van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Steen J. Madsen, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

 

6. Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques

Brett E. Bouma, Harvard Univ., USA, Chair
Rainer A. Leitgeb, Medical University Vienna, Austria, Chair
Jennifer K. Barton, The Univ. of Arizona, USA
Stephen A. Boppart, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Adrien Desjardins, University College London, UK
James G. Fujimoto, MIT, USA
Valentin Gelikonov, Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Federation
Robert A. Huber, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München, Germany
Martin Leahy, Univ. of Galway, Ireland
Wang-Yuhl Oh, KAIST, Korea
Michael Pircher, Medizinische Univ. Wien, Austria
Adrian G. Podoleanu, Univ. of Kent, United Kingdom
Andrew M. Rollins, Case Western Reserve Univ., USA
David D. Sampson, The Univ. of Western Australia, Australia
Gijs van Soest, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Maciej Wojtkowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ., Poland
Yoshiaki Yasuno,  Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan

 

7. Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions

Prof. Lothar D. Lilge, PMH/Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada, Chair
Dr. Ronald Sroka, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munchen, Germany, Chair
Stefan Andersson-Engels, Lund University, Sweden
Wolfgang Bäumler, University of Regensburg, Germany
Ralf Brinkmann, University of Luebeck, Germany
Natalia Bulgakova, General Physics Institute, Russia
Santiago Camacho, CICESE, Mexico
Frank Chuang, University of California Davis, USA
Martin Frenz, University of Bern, Switzerland
Mike Hamblin, Harvard University, USA
Raimund Hibst, University of Ulm, Germany
Serge Mordon, INSERM, France
Carsten Philipp, Elisabeth Klinik, Germany
Natalia Shakhova, Institute of Applied Physics, Russia
Herbert Stepp, University of Munich, Germany
Henricus J.C.M. Sterenborg, Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Ruud Verdaasdonk, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Alfred Vogel, University of Luebeck, Germany
Xiuli Wang, Shanghai Skin Diseases and STD Hospital, China
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto, Canada

 

8. Neurophotonics

Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Italy, Chair
Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia University, USA, Chair
Vincent Daria, Australian National University, Australia, Chair
Serge Charpak, INSERM, France, Chair
George Augustine, Duke--National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
David Boas, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ed Boyden, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech, USA
Turgut Durduran, Inst. of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Valentina Emiliani, Université Paris, Descartes, France
Fritjof Helmchen, Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland
Thomas Knopfel, Riken Brain Science Inst., Japan
Arthur Konnerth, Tech Univ. Munich, Germany
Kazuto Masamoto, Univ. of Electro-communications, Japan
Brian Wilson, Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada
Michael Hausser, UCL, UK

 

Partnered Meetings

HNODS (Head & Neck Optical Diagnostics Society)

Christian Betz, Univ. of Munich, Germany, Chair
Brian JF Wong, Univ. of California Irvine, USA, Chair
Tahwinder Upile, Univ. College London, UK
Kristian Berg, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
Colin Hopper, Univ. College London, UK
Waseem Jerjes, Univ. College London Medical School, UK
Herbert Stepp, Univ. Clinic Munich, Germany

General Chairs

Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts Univ., USA
Peter Andersen, Technical Univ of Denmark, Denmark

Program Chairs

Jürgen Popp, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany
Andreas Hielscher, Columbia University, USA


1. Advanced Microscopy Techniques

Emmanuel Beaurepaire, Ecole Polytechnique, France, Chair
Peter T. C.  So, MIT, USA, Chair
Claude Boccara, ESPCI, Paris, France
Paul J. Campagnola, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews, UK
Chen Dong, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Paul French, Imperial College London, UK
Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts University, USA
Rainer Heintzmann, Inst of Physical Chemeistry, Jena, Germany
Jan Huisken, Max Planck Institute of Mol Cell Biol and Genetics, Germany
Jerome Mertz, Boston Univ., USA
Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, Italy
Charles Lin, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Yaron Silberberg, Weizmann Inst of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Ernst Stelzer, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Vinod Subramaniam, Univ. of Twente, Netherlands


2. Clinical and Biomedical Spectroscopy & Imaging

Volker Deckert, IPHT, Germany, Chair
Nirmala Ramanujam, Duke Univ., USA, Chair
Yu Chen, University of Maryland, USA
Darren Roblyer, Boston University, USA
Kristin Maitland, Texas A&M University, USA
Melissa Skala, Vanderbilt University, USA
Quan Liu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
J. Quincy Brown, Tulane University, USA
Niels Bendsoe, Lund University Medical Laser Centre, Sweden
Thomas Mayerhöfer, IPHT Jena, Germany
Lise Randeberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews, UK
Alastair J.M. Watson, University of Liverpool, UK
Francesco Pavone, European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy, Italy
Urs Utzinger, University of Arizona, USA
James Tunnell, University of Texas Austin, USA


3. Diffuse Optical Imaging

Prof. Paola Taroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Chair
Hamid Dehghani, The Univ. of Birmingham, UK, Chair
Joseph P Culver, Washington Univ. School of Medicine, USA
Anabela Da Silva, CNRS-Institut Fresnel, France
Scott C Davis, Dartmouth College, USA
Turgut Durduran, ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques, Spain
Alwin Kienle, Institut für Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Meßtechnik an der Universität (ILM), Germany
Eiji Okada, Keio University, Japan
Jens Steinbrink, Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Germany
Dick Sterenborg, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands


4. Opto-Acoustic Methods and Applications

Vasilis Ntziachristos, Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany, Chair
Charles P. Lin, Harvard Univ, USA, Chair
Fabian Kiessling, University Aachen (RWTH), Germany
Jan Grimm, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr., USA
Alexander A. Oraevsky, TomoWave Labs., Inc., USA
Srirang Manohar, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Stanislav Emelianov, Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
Matthew O'Donnell, Univ. of Washington, USA
Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Michael Kolios, Ryerson University, Canada
Valdimir Zharov, UAMS, USA
Amir Rosenthal, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH, Germany


5. Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications (NBTA)

Prof. Alex Vitkin, Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada, Chair
Arjen Amelink, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands, Chair
Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil
Paul C. Beard, Univ. College London, United Kingdom
Daniel Cote, Ctr. de Recherche de l'Univ. Laval Robert-Giffard, Canada
Stanislav Y. Emelianov, The Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
Venkataramanan Krishnaswamy, Dartmouth College, USA
Igor Meglinski, Univ. of Otago, New Zealand
Seemantini K. Nadkarni, Harvard Medical School, USA
Günther Paltauf, Karl-Franzens-Univ. Graz, Austria
Gijs van Soest, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Chris Xu, Cornell Univ., USA
Dirk J. Faber, Univ. van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Steen J. Madsen, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA


6. Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques

Brett E. Bouma, Harvard Univ., USA, Chair
Rainer A. Leitgeb, Medical University Vienna, Austria, Chair
Jennifer K. Barton, The Univ. of Arizona, USA
Stephen A. Boppart, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Adrien Desjardins, University College London, UK
James G. Fujimoto, MIT, USA
Valentin Gelikonov, Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Federation
Robert A. Huber, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München, Germany
Martin Leahy, Univ. of Galway, Ireland
Wang-Yuhl Oh, KAIST, Korea
Michael Pircher, Medizinische Univ. Wien, Austria
Adrian G. Podoleanu, Univ. of Kent, United Kingdom
Andrew M. Rollins, Case Western Reserve Univ., USA
David D. Sampson, The Univ. of Western Australia, Australia
Gijs van Soest, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Maciej Wojtkowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ., Poland
Yoshiaki Yasuno,  Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan


7. Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions

Prof. Lothar D. Lilge, PMH/Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada, Chair
Dr. Ronald Sroka, Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität Munchen, Germany, Chair
Stefan Andersson-Engels, Lund University, Sweden
Wolfgang Bäumler, University of Regensburg, Germany
Ralf Brinkmann, University of Luebeck, Germany
Natalia Bulgakova, General Physics Institute, Russia
Santiago Camacho, CICESE, Mexico
Frank Chuang, University of California Davis, USA
Martin Frenz, University of Bern, Switzerland
Mike Hamblin, Harvard University, USA
Raimund Hibst, University of Ulm, Germany
Serge Mordon, INSERM, France
Carsten Philipp, Elisabeth Klinik, Germany
Natalia Shakhova, Institute of Applied Physics, Russia
Herbert Stepp, University of Munich, Germany
Henricus J.C.M. Sterenborg, Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Ruud Verdaasdonk, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Alfred Vogel, University of Luebeck, Germany
Xiuli Wang, Shanghai Skin Diseases and STD Hospital, China
Gang Zheng, University of Toronto, Canada


8. Neurophotonics

Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Italy, Chair
Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia University, USA, Chair
Vincent Daria, Australian National University, Australia, Chair
Serge Charpak, INSERM, France, Chair
George Augustine, Duke--National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
David Boas, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ed Boyden, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech, USA
Turgut Durduran, Inst. of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Valentina Emiliani, Université Paris, Descartes, France
Fritjof Helmchen, Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland
Thomas Knopfel, Riken Brain Science Inst., Japan
Arthur Konnerth, Tech Univ. Munich, Germany
Kazuto Masamoto, Univ. of Electro-communications, Japan
Brian Wilson, Ontario Cancer Inst., Canada
Michael Hausser, UCL, UK

 

Partnered Meetings

HNODS (Head & Neck Optical Diagnostics Society)

Christian Betz, Univ. of Munich, Germany, Chair
Brian JF Wong, Univ. of California Irvine, USA, Chair
Tahwinder Upile, Univ. College London, UK
Kristian Berg, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
Colin Hopper, Univ. College London, UK
Waseem Jerjes, Univ. College London Medical School, UK
Herbert Stepp, Univ. Clinic Munich, Germany