Clinical and Translational Biophotonics
Microscopy, Histopathology and Analytics
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy
Optics and the Brain

Clinical and Translational Biophotonics

  • Vadim Backman, Northwestern UniversityUnited States
    Convergence of Nanoimaging and Biology: Can Engineering Lead to a Cancer Cure?
  • Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States
  • Norman Nishioka, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
  • Brian Pogue, Dartmouth CollegeUnited States
    Optical Systems in Radiation Therapy
  • Juergen Popp, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaGermany
    Optical Biopsies Using Multimodal Imaging - Chances and Limitations
  • Nirmala Ramanujam, Duke UniversityUnited States
  • Theo Ruers, Netherlands Cancer InstituteNetherlands
    Biomedical optics: from bench to bedside in cancer treatment
  • Eric Seibel, University of WashingtonUnited States
    Optical Dental Care for Children, From Caries Prediction to Therapy Monitoring
  • Melissa Suter, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Assessing Airway Remodeling, Structure and Fuction in Allergic Asthma using Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Bruce Tromberg, University of California IrvineUnited States
  • Hongki Yoo, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & TechSouth Korea
    Label-Free Multimodal Intravascular Optical Imaging for Cardiovascular Disease

Optics and the Brain

  • Erin Buckley, Emory UniversityUnited States
  • Patrick Desrosiers, Universite LavalCanada
  • Stephanne Dieudonné, Ecole Normale Superiore
  • Mamadou Diop, Lawson Health Research InstituteCanada
  • Turgut Durduran, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic SciencesSpain
  • Maria Angela Franceschini, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia UniversityUnited States
    SCAPE microscopy for multi-scale, high speed volumetric imaging in neuroscience
  • Jan Huisken, Max-Planck-GesellschaftUnited States
  • Hanli Liu, University of Texas at ArlingtonUnited States
  • Francesco Pavone, European Lab for Non-Linear SpectroscopyItaly
  • Vivek Srinivasan, University of California DavisUnited States
  • Cathie Ventalon, Ecole PolytechniqueFrance
    Portable and Modular Light Sheet Microscopy Platform
  • Claire Wyart, ICM Paris
  • Chris Xu, Cornell UniversityUnited States
  • Changhuei Yang, California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
    Time-Reversal Optical Focusing for Deep Tissue Optogenetic Activation
  • Arjun Yodh, University of PennsylvaniaUnited States
    Noninvasive Functional Monitoring of Flow, Hemoglobin, and Metabolic Biomarkers in Human Brain

Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy

  • Wesley Baker, University of PennsylvaniaUnited States
    Noninvasive Optical Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow, Critical Closing Pressure, and Arteriole Compliance in Adult Human Subjects
  • Irving Bigio, Boston UniversityUnited States
    Manifestations of Pathology in Elastic-Scattering Spectra and Exigencies for Clinical Translation of Diagnostic Spectroscopy
  • Sarah Bohndiek, University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
    Multidimensional Endoscopy for Early Cancer Detection
  • Alberto Dalla Mora, Politecnico di MilanoItaly
    Novel Technologies for Time-Domain Diffuse Optics: Miniaturized Wearable Devices and Bioresorbable Optical Fibers
  • Adam de la Zerda, Stanford UniversityUnited States
  • Sylvain Gigan, Langevin InstituteFrance
    Wavefront Shapingin Complex Media: Imaging and Beyond
  • Frederic Leblond, Dartmouth CollegeCanada
    Platform Technology for Label-Free Spectroscopic Tissue Identification in Interventional Medicine Applications
  • Xingde Li, Johns Hopkins UniversityUnited States
    Intra-Operative Color Mapping of Brain Cancer Infiltration with Real-time Quantitative OCT
  • Daniel Licht, The Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaUnited States
    Individualizing critical care delivery - New opportunities
  • Paola Taroni, Politecnico di MilanoItaly
    Optical Quantification of Collagen and Breast Cancer: Lesion Classification and Risk Estimate
  • Gijs van Soest, Thoraxcenter Erasmus MCNetherlands
    Photoacoustic Spectroscopy to Guide Cardiovascular Interventions

Microscopy, Histopathology and Analytics

  • Nathalie Agar, Harvard Medical SchoolUnited States
  • Gabriela Apiou-Sbirlea, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
  • Rohit Bhargava, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
  • Jane Brock, Brigham & Womens HospitalUnited States
    Making Breast Cancer Diagnoses in Low-Resource Settings
  • J. Quincy Brown, Tulane UniversityUnited States
    Structured Light and Computational Topology for Next Generation Prostate Pathology
  • Brian Cunningham, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    Photonic Crystal Resonant Coupling to Nanoantennas and Applications for Digital Resolution Biosensing
  • David Dickensheets, Montana State UniversityUnited States
    Toward Smaller, More Useable Clinical Confocal Microscopes with Advanced Scanning and Integrated Wide-Field Guidance
  • Marica Ericson, Sahlgrenska University HospitalSweden
    Laser Scanning Microscopy Targeting Dermatology - Insights from Research and Translational Inertia
  • Reto Fiolka, UT SouthwesternUnited States
    Quantitative imaging in 3D microenvironments using advanced light-sheet microscopes
  • Adam Glaser, University of Washington
    Pathology-Optimized Open-Top Light-Sheet Microscopy
  • Bojana Gligorijevic, Temple UniversityUnited States
    Real-Time Imaging of Invadopodia in Tumor Microenvironment Context
  • Laurie Goodman, Clearlight DiagnosticsUnited States
    Providing CLARITY: 3D Imaging of Biomarkers in Tumor Samples
  • Sheng-Lung Huang, National Taiwan UniversityTaiwan
    Nucleus and Cytoplasm Segmentation using Full-Field Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Cecil Joseph, University of Massachusetts LowellUnited States
    Investigating Multimodal Optical/Terahertz Imaging for Intraoperative margin delineation of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
  • DongKyun Kang, Massachusetts General HospitalUnited States
    Spectrally encoded confocal microscopy for comprehensive and low-cost in vivo cellular imaging
  • Kivanc Kose, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterUnited States
    A Multiresolution Deep Learning Framework for Automated Annotation of Reflectance Confocal Microscopy Images
  • Aydogan Ozcan, University of California Los AngelesUnited States
    Deep Learning Microscopy
  • Gabriel Popescu, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUnited States
    SLIM tissue scanner for cancer diagnosis and prognosis in both stained and unstained tissues
  • Babar Rao, Rutgers UniversityUnited States
  • Thomas Reinert, Stride Tool IncUnited States
  • Michael Shribak, Marine Biological LaboratoryUnited States
    Quantitative Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy
  • Chi-Kuang Sun, National Taiwan UniversityTaiwan
    Noninvasive Histopathological Imaging by Using Harmonic Generation Microscopy for Onsite Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Assessment
  • Eric Tkaczyk, Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States
    Bringing Biophotonics to Dermatology Patients: Experiences of a New Cutaneous Imaging Clinic
  • Gracie Vargas, University of Texas at AustinUnited States
    Exploring the combination of large area widefield fluorescence imaging with multiphoton microscopy in the detection of oral epithelial neoplasia
  • Alex Walsh, US Air Force Research LaboratoryUnited States
    Imaging T Cell Metabolism for Activity and Heterogeneity Analysis
  • Benjamin Wilson, Intellectual VenturesUnited States
    The Challenges and Prospects of Microscopy and Biophotonics in Low Resource Settings
  • Gang Yao, University of Missouri-ColumbiaUnited States
    Nondestructive Polarimetric Imaging of Collagen Organization in Articular Cartilage
  • Haishan Zeng, BC Cancer Agency Research CentreCanada
    Integrated Multimodality Microscopy and Confocal Raman Spectroscopy for In Vivo Skin Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Andries Zijlstra, Vanderbilt UniversityUnited States
    Integration of histocytometry and bioinformatics: Leveraging large scale bioimage processing to predict patient survival.