Bio-Optics: Design and Application
Novel Techniques in Microscopy
Optical Manipulation and Its Applications
Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Optics and the Brain

Bio-Optics: Design and Application

  • Steven Adie, Cornell UniversityUnited States
    Hybrid Adaptive Optics: an Approach for Imaging Faster and Deeper
  • Clemens Alt, Wellman Center for PhotomedicineUnited States
  • Conor Evans, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Phosphorescence Oxygen Sensing from the Bench to Bedside and Beyond
  • Michael Giacomelli, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Comparison of Frozen Sections and Nonlinear Imaging for Evaluation of Mohs Surgical Margins
  • Christine Hendon, Columbia UniversityUnited States
    Monitoring and Guidance of Ablation Therapy with Optics
  • Jana Kainerstorfer, Carnegie Mellon UniversityUnited States
    Blood flow regulation and neurovascular coupling in the healthy and diseased brain
  • Jiawen Li, University of AdelaideAustralia
    Miniaturized Multimodal Fibre-optic Imaging Probes
  • Xingde Li, Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States
    Updates on Fiber-optic Nonlinear Endomicroscopy
  • Gao Liang, Washington University in St LouisUnited States
    Compressed Ultrafast Microscopy: Redefining the Speed Limit of Bioimaging
  • Anjul Loiacono, Thorlabs IncUnited States
    From breadboard to marketplace... an open Q&A about what it really takes to get your technology out into the world
  • Hamid Pahlevaninezhad, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
    Nano-optic endoscope: A new approach to endoscopic imaging
  • Paco Robles, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Quantitative phase imaging with epi-mode illumination in thick scattering samples
  • Eva Sevick-Muraca, UT Health Science Center at HoustonUnited States
    Visualizing and Delivering Immunotherapeutics Through the Lymphatics
  • Wei-Chuan Shih, University of HoustonUnited States
    Smartphone Nano Colorimetry
  • Dan Zhu, Huazhong Univ of Science and TechnologyChina
    Optical Clearing Skull Window for Cortical Neural and Vascular Imaging

Novel Techniques in Microscopy

  • Carlo Alonzo, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    TruResolution: An Automated Spherical Aberration Correction for Deep Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Mihaela Balu, UC Irvine Beckman Laser InstituteUnited States
    Recent advances in multiphoton microscopy for clinical skin imaging
  • Emmanuel Bossy, Institut Laue-LangevinFrance
    Photoacoustic imaging beyond the acoustic diffraction limit
  • Elliot Botvinick, UC Irvine Beckman Laser InstituteUnited States
    Peri-cellular stiffness distribution in 3D type 1 collagen systems is dependent upon both cell contractility and remodeling
  • Kin Chan, United States
    Pharmacokinetic Tomography of Cutaneous Drug Delivery with Advanced Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Ji-Xin Cheng, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Deep-Learning Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy
  • Nicholas Durr, Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States
    3D histology with deep learning fluorescence microscopy
  • Irene Georgakoudi, Tufts UniversityUnited States
    Label-free, optical, morpho-functional cancer biomarkers
  • Ludovic Jullien, ENS, Paris
    Out-of-Phase Imaging after Optical Modulation for Micro- and Macro-scale Multiplexed Fluorescence Imaging Against Autofluorescence and Ambient Light
  • Melike Lakadamyali, ICFO -Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques
    Multiplexed quantitative imaging of cell´s molecular machinery with super-resolution microscopy
  • Wei Min, Columbia UniversityUnited States
    Stimulated Raman imaging of vibrational tags: pushing new frontiers of light microscopy
  • Seemantini Nadkarni, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
    Mapping the Micromechanics of the Extracellular Matrix
  • Daniel Razansky, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbHSwitzerland
    Rapid Volumetric Mapping of Neural Dynamics Across the Mouse Brain by Optoacoustic Calcium Imaging
  • Sylvie Roke, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneSwitzerland
    Label-free Dynamic Lipid Membrane Potential Imaging
  • Guillermo Tearney, Wellman Center for PhotomedicineUnited States
    Latest advances in tethered capsule endomicroscopy

Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery

  • Brian Applegate, Texas A&M UniversityUnited States
    To be Determined
  • Jennifer Barton, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Endogenous and exogenous contrast mechanisms for detection of ovarian cancer
  • Mikhail Berezin, Washington Univ School MedicineUnited States
    Detecting inflammatory responses in live animal models with near-infrared ROS probes
  • Thomas Bocklitz, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaGermany
    Machine learning methods for spectral and image data
  • Paola Ceroni, Universita degli Studi di Bologna
    Luminescent silicon nanocrystals as bioimaging probes
  • Arthur Gmitro, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Polyscopic Imaging of Window Chamber Mouse Models
  • Jesse Jokerst, University of California at San Diego
    Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Molecular Imaging and Image-Guide Drug Delivery
  • Charles Lin, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Intravital Imaging of Bone Remodeling and Cross Talk with Hematpoietic Stem Cell Activity
  • Jonathan Liu, University of WashingtonUnited States
    Nondestructive 3D pathology with open-top light-sheet (OTLS) microscopy for precision medicine
  • Laura Marcu, University of California DavisUnited States
    Fluorescence Lifetime Techniques for Longitudinal Study of Bioengineered Tissues Properties
  • Mark Niedre, Northeastern UniversityUnited States
    Shedding Light on Circulating Tumor Cell Mediated Metastasis
  • Gregory Palmer, Duke UniversityUnited States
    Intravital optical imaging and spectroscopy to monitor tumor therapeutic and immune response
  • John Rasmussen, Texas A&M UniversityUnited States
    Near-Infrared Fluorescence Lymphatic Imaging in the Clinical Setting
  • Kimberley Samkoe, Dartmouth CollegeUnited States
    Intracellular paired-agent imaging (iPAI) in live cells and tissues for monitoring drug-target interactions and signal cascade response
  • Iwan Schie, IPHT Jena
    High-Throughput Screening Raman Spectroscopy (HTS-RS) Platform for Label-Free Single Cell Analysis
  • Jennifer Shell, Dartmouth CollegeUnited States
    Vitamin B12 derivatives for light activated chemotherapy
  • Marina Shirmanova, Privolzhsky Research Medical UniversityRussia
    Functional Imaging and Treatment of Tumors Using New Fluorescent Proteins
  • Bryan Spring, Northeastern UniversityUnited States
    Targeting Drug-Resistant Cancer Stem Cells Using Photodynamic Fluorescent Probes
  • Judith Su, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Label-free ultra-sensitive molecular detection for bioscience and translational medicine
  • Kenneth Tichauer, Illinois Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Quantitative Fluorescence Molecular Imaging through Kinetic Modeling and Paired Agent Methods
  • David Vera, University of California San DiegoUnited States
    Intra-Operative Molecular Imaging
  • Bruno Weber, Universitat ZurichSwitzerland
    Glia-neuron interaction in the light of in vivo two-photon imaging
  • Lu Wei, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Chemical Imaging for Biomedicine
  • Tomasz Zal, Univ of Texas M. D. Anderson CtrUnited States
    Two-Photon Phosphorescence Lifetime Imaging Reveals Oxygen Role in Tumor Immune

Optical Manipulation and Its Applications

  • Alexandra Artusio-Glimpse, National Inst of Standards & TechnologyUnited States
    Momentum and a new traceability path for optical power
  • Alejandro Arzola, UNAM CCADETMexico
    Optical Ratchets: Controlling Transport far from Equilibrium
  • Oto Brzobohaty, ISI of the CAS, v.v.i.Czech Republic
    Tunable soft-matter optofluidic waveguides assembled by light
  • Marco Capitanio, LENSItaly
    To be Determined
  • Cornelia Denz, Westfaelische Wilhelms Univ MunsterGermany
    Optical Trapping and Optomechanically-assisted Assembly of Non-Spherical Nanocontainers
  • Kishan Dholakia, University of St AndrewsUnited Kingdom
    Trapping in a Material World
  • Itia Favre-Bulle, University of QueenslandAustralia
    Optical Trapping in Zebrafish for Neuroscience
  • Jochen Guck, University of CambridgeGermany
    Dual-beam laser traps – the other optical trap Arthur Ashkin invented
  • Maria Iati, Istituto per i Processi Chimico-FisiciItaly
    Optical Trapping of Hybrid Nanostructures
  • Sabine Klapp, Technische Universität BerlinGermany
    Manipulation of colloidal transport by time-delayed feedback control
  • Moritz Kreysing, MPI fur Molekulare Biomedizin
    Optical induction of hydrodynamic flows in cells and embryos
  • Masud Mansuripur, University of ArizonaUnited States
    Self-field, radiated energy, and radiated linear momentum of an accelerated point charge
  • Nicolas Mauranyapin, University of Queensland
    Biosensing at the Quantum Noise Limite
  • Kang-Kuen Ni, Harvard University
    Building single molecules atom-by-atom in optical tweezers
  • Pedro Quinto-Su, ICN-UNAMMexico
    Microparticle transport across optical potentials: noisy ratchets and cavitation bubbles
  • Basudev Roy, Eberhard-Karls-Universität TubingenIndia
    Determination of twisting of kinesin molecules during stepping
  • Quan Wang, Princeton UniversityUnited States
    Single-molecule measurements on individual biomolecules held in an electrokinetic trap
  • Ming Wu, University of California BerkeleyUnited States
    Optoelectronic Tweezers – A New Optofluidic Platform for Single Cell Biology
  • Kai Zhang, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    Reversible Optogenetic Control of Growth Factor Signaling During Cell Differentiation and Vertebrate Embryonic Development
  • Yuebing Zheng, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Optothermal manipulations of colloidal particles and living cells

Optics and the Brain

  • Daniel Aharoni, University of California Los AngelesUnited States
    Developing new tools for image network dynamics in freely behaving animals
  • Michal Balberg, Holon Institute of TechnologyIsrael
    Acousto optics for cerebral blood flow monitoring
  • Gemma Bale, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Monitoring Metabolism with Broadband Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Pablo Blinder, Tel Aviv UniversityIsrael
    Pysight: a fully asynchronous, photon-counting-based solution for fast multi-photon volumetric imaging
  • David Boas, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Improving Stroke Outcome – OCT Reveals a New Therapeutic Target
  • Robert Campbell, University of AlbertaCanada
    Genetically-encoded near-infrared neural activity indicators
  • Jerry Chen, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Multi-area two-photon imaging for investigating long-range cortical networks
  • Hod Dana, Cleveland Clinic FoundationUnited States
    High-performance genetically-encoded calcium indicators for microscopic and macroscopic recording of neuronal activity
  • Anna Devor, University of California San DiegoUnited States
    Neuronal activity and neuroenergetics with and without cerebral blood flow
  • Emily Gibson, University of Colorado at BoulderUnited States
    Multiphoton microscopy and optogenetics in freely moving animals for neuroscience research
  • Frederic Lesage, Ecole PolytechniqueCanada
    Integrated CMOS TD-NIRS from 1.5D interposer technology to integrated detectors
  • Timothy Murphy, University of British Columbia
    High-throughput electrophysiological, behavioral, or social event triggered imaging of mouse mesoscale brain activity
  • Daniel Palanker, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    Wide-field interferometric imaging of action potentials
  • Luke Theogarajan, University of California Santa BarbaraUnited States
    A Genetically Encoded Autonomous Bioluminescent Voltage Indicator
  • Lin Tian, University of California DavisUnited States
    High-resolution imaging of neuromodulator dynamics with genetically encoded indicators