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12 April 2021 – 16 April 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight Time (UTC - 07:00)
Bio-Optics: Design and Applications
Novel Techniques in Microscopy
Optical Manipulation and Its Applications
Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Optics and the Brain

Bio-Optics: Design and Applications

  • Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    LEAD Fluorescence Microscopy Operating at 0.8 Million Frames Per Second
  • Eric Buckland, Translational Imaging Innovations Inc.United States
    The Next Frontier: Optics as a Medical Device
  • Adrien Desjardins, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    All Optical Ultrasound Imaging for Guiding Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Michalina Gora, CNRSFrance
    Active Optical Endomicroscopy for Management of Diseases in the Digestive System
  • Laura Kowalczuk, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneSwitzerland
    In Vivo Imaging of the Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium
  • Frederic Leblond, Polytechnique MontréalCanada
    Intraoperative in-situ Raman Spectroscopy in Neurosurgery and Machine-learning Brain Cancer Detection Model
  • Jiawen Li, University of AdelaideAustralia
    Freeform 3D Printed Micro-lenses for Optical Coherence Tomography Probes
  • YongKeun Park, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & TechRepublic Of Korea
    Quantitative Phase Imaging and Artificial Intelligence
  • Iwan Schie, IPHT JenaGermany
    Good Vibrations: Novel Instrumentation Schemes in Raman Spectroscopy
  • Laura Waller, University of California BerkeleyUnited States
    Computational 3D Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Lucien Weiss, Polytechnique MontréalUnited States
    Toward Sampling Dynamic Cell Populations With Flow-based 3D Imaging
  • Seok-Hyun Yun, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
    Title to Be Announced

Novel Techniques in Microscopy

  • Sophie Brasselet, Institut FRESNELFrance
    Super Resolution Imaging of Proteins’ Organization in 3D Using Polarized Single Molecule Localization
  • Michelle Digman, University of California IrvineUnited States
    Imaging Techniques to Measure Spatio-temporal dynamics and Metabolic Alterations of protein upon DNA Damage
  • Farzad Fereidouni, University of California DavisUnited States
    Novel Tissue Imaging Technologies for Quantitative and Interventional Point-of-care Digital Histopathology
  • Reto Fiolka, UT SouthwesternUnited States
    Rapid Visualization of Microscopic Objects by Multi Angle Projection Imaging
  • Liang Gao, University of California Los AngelesUnited States
    High-speed Compressed-sensing Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy of Live Cells
  • Roarke Horstmeyer, Duke UniversityUnited States
    Mesoscopic 3D Imaging with Computational Microscope Arrays
  • Fang Huang, Purdue UniversityUnited States
    Ultra-high Resolution Imaging in Whole-cell and Tissue Specimens
  • Clemens Kaminski, University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
    Visualising Organelle Dynamics at High Speed with Structured Illumination Microscopy
  • Yang Liu, University of PittsburghUnited States
    Bring the Power of Super-resolution Microscopy to Visualize Pathological Changes of Chromatin Architecture in Carcinogenesis
  • Pieter Vanden Berghe, KU LeuvenBelgium
    Second Harmonic Imaging of Microtubules in Neuronal Processes
  • Giuseppe Vicidomini, Istituto Italiano di TecnologiaItaly
    Fluorescence Laser-Scanning Microscopy with SPAD Array Detector: Towards Single-Photon Microscopy
  • Alex Walsh, Texas A&M UniversityUnited States
    Quantitative Analysis of Autofluorescence Lifetime Images to Determine Cell Function
  • Ji Yi, Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States
    Mesoscopic Oblique Plane Microscopy and Its Ophthalmic Applications

Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging and Drug Delivery

  • Theresa Busch, University of Pennsylvania
    Decoding Dose Rate Dependencies by Diffuse Optics: Applications in Photodynamic Therapy
  • Jim Delikatny, United States
    Choline Kinase Targeted Molecular Imaging of Lung Cancer
  • Nicholas Durr, Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States
    Automated Analysis of Blood Cells from Phase-contrast Capillaroscopy with Bidirectional Temporal Tracking Algorithms
  • Stanislav Emelianov, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Laser Activated Contrast Nanoagents for Background-free Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging
  • Sergey Ermilov, PhotoSound Technologies, Inc.United States
    TriTom - a Multimodality Imaging Platform for Fast Volumetric Assessment of Murine Models
  • Summer Gibbs, Oregon Health and Science UniversityUnited States
    Can Fluorescence Guided Surgery Improve Surgical Outcomes?
  • Susanne Kossatz, Technische Universität MunchenGermany
    DNA Repair Response as Cancer Biomarker – Opportunities for Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Frederic Leblond, Polytechnique MontréalCanada
    Raman-based Biofluid Interrogation Platform Applied to COVID-19 Infection Detection in Saliva
  • Christie Lin, OnLume SurgicalUnited States
    Applications of a Novel Translational Fluorescence-guided Surgery Platform
  • Jonathan Lovell, SUNY BuffaloUnited States
    Light-activated Liposomes for Chemophototherapy
  • Guolan Lu, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    First-In-Human Fluorescence Imaging-Guided Surgery and Drug Delivery in Solid Tumors
  • Tommaso Patriarchi, Universitat Zurich
    Genetically Encoded Tools for High-resolution in Vivo Imaging of Dopamine Dynamics
  • Brian Pogue, Dartmouth CollegeUnited States
    Cherenkov Light Molecular Imaging and Therapy Enhancement from X-rays
  • Milind Rajadhyaksha, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterUnited States
    Emerging Advances in Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Skin Cancers: Machine Learning-based Image Analysis, Imaging-guided Therapies
  • Daniel Razansky, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbHSwitzerland
    Molecular Optoacoustic Imaging of Multi-scale in Vivo Dynamics
  • Kimberley Samkoe, Dartmouth CollegeUnited States
    Molecular Fluorescence Imaging for the Detection of Head and Neck Cancers
  • Melissa Skala, University of Wisconsin-MadisonUnited States
    Label-free Imaging of Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocytes
  • Bryan Spring, Northeastern UniversityUnited States
    Development of Multiplexed Microendoscopy to Guide Precision Cancer Medicine
  • Kenneth Tichauer, Illinois Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Design of Optical Molecular Imaging Protocols Through Predictive Task-based Evaluations
  • Sergei Vinogradov, University of PennsylvaniaUnited States
    Dynamic Measurements of Oxygen Gradients in the Brain by Two-Color Phosphorometry
  • Lu Wei, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    High-resolution Chemical Imaging of Cells and Tissues
  • Max Witjes, University Medical Center GroningenNetherlands
    Fluorescence Guided Surgery in Head & Neck Cancer for Tumor Detection and Margin Assessment Using Cetuximab-800CW

Optical Manipulation and Its Applications

  • Silvie Bernatova, Inst. of Scientific Instruments of CAS,Czech Republic
    Application of Raman Tweezers for Monitoring Bacterial Response to External Stimuli
  • Guido Bolognesi, Loughborough UniversityUnited Kingdom
    Biomimetic Lipid and Surfactant Interfaces Created and Controlled by Light
  • Elliot Botvinick, UC Irvine Beckman Laser InstituteUnited States
    Cell Type-specific Patterns in Extracellular Matrix Stiffness Assessed Using Multi-axes Optical Tweezers Active Microrheology
  • Francesca Bragheri, Istituto di Fotonica e NanotecnologieItaly
    Integrated Devices for Single Cell Manipulation and Imaging
  • Etienne Brasselet, Université de Bordeaux IFrance
    Vectorial Optical Structuring of Liquid Crystals: When the Third Dimension Matters.
  • Che Ting Chan, Hong Kong Univ of Science & TechnologyHong Kong
    The Stability of Optically Bound Particle Clusters from a Non-Hermitian Perspective
  • Delphine Coursault, Laboratoire Charles CoulombFrance
    Story Loop: Giant Bubble and Hematite Particle Assembly in a Gaussian Trap
  • Ilaria Cristiani, Universita degli Studi di PaviaItaly
    Optofluidic Micro-rheometer Based on Optical Forces.
  • Kenneth Crozier, University of MelbourneAustralia
    Algorithmic Approach for Designing Plasmonic Nanotweezers
  • Tijmen Euser, University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
    Optical Manipulation in Optofluidic Hollow-core Fibres
  • Mikael Kall, Chalmers University of Technology
    Light-induced Forces Driven by and Acting on Resonant Nanostructures
  • Domna Kotsifaki, Okinawa Inst of Science & TechnologyJapan
    Optical Trapping and Manipulation of Nanoparticles Using an Array of Plasmonic Nanocavities
  • Caroline Murawski, University of St AndrewsGermany
    Patterned light Sources for Spatially Controlled Optogenetics
  • Lynn Paterson, Heriot-Watt UniversityUnited Kingdom
    Machined Multicore Fibre Tweezers for Single Cell Manipulation
  • David Phillips, University of ExeterUnited Kingdom
    Indirect Optical Tweezing: Pinpoint Particle Control Using Optically Engineered Fluid Flow
  • Daryl Preece, University of California IrvineUnited States
    Unravelling Brain Injury Using the Biophonic Toolbox
  • Alexander Rohrbach, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgGermany
    Hidden Cell Particle Interactions Become Visible by Thermal Noise Frequency Analysis
  • Yael Roichman, Tel-Aviv UniversityIsrael
    Experimental Realization of Diffusion with Stochastic Resetting
  • Amanda Wright, University of Nottingham
    Experiencing the Micro-world: A Cell’s Perspective

Optics and the Brain

  • Thomas Broggini, University of California San DiegoUnited States
    Optics Informs fMRI: Vasomotor Oscillatory Dynamics of the Pial Neurovascular Circuit
  • Ji-Xin Cheng, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Non-genetic High-precision Neural Stimulation Using Laser-produced Ultrasound
  • Anne Churchland, Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryUnited States
    Imaging Neural Activity for Decisions and Movements
  • Mary Lou Jepsen, Google LLCUnited States
    An MRI Substitute in Your Pocket - Progress Towards Our Audacious Goal!
  • Baljit Khakh, University of California Los AngelesUnited States
    Astrocyte Calcium Signaling: Genetic and Computational Approaches to Explore Dynamics
  • Duygu Kuzum, UC San Diego
    Multimodal Neural Interfaces for Probing Brain Circuits
  • Jerome Lecoq, Stanford UniversityUnited States
    The Death of Shot Noise: Removing Uncorrelated Noise in Systems Neuroscience using Deep Interpolation
  • Maria Lehtinen, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Illuminating the Choroid Plexus - Cerebrospinal Fluid Barrier
  • Robin Angus Silver, University College LondonUnited Kingdom
    Imaging Neurons and Circuits using Acousto-optic Lens 3D Two-photon Microscopy
  • Keith St. Lawrence, Lawson Health Research InstituteCanada
    Development of Multimodal Optical Technologies for Monitoring Cerebral Perfusion and Metabolism
  • Kai Wang, Institute of NeuroscienceChina
    Imaging Volumetric Dynamics in the Brain by Light Field Microscopy
  • Changhuei Yang, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy for Blood Flow Monitoring – a Review and a Unified Approach.
  • Xin Yu, Harvard UniversityUnited States
    Developing the Multi-modal Neuroimaging Platform with Simultaneous fMRI and Fiber Photometry
  • Meryem Yucel, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Neuroscience of the Everyday World using fNIRS
  • Edbert Sie, FacebookUnited States
    Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy for Brain-computer Interface Applications