BIOPHOTONICS AND IMAGING SUMMER SCHOOL (BIGSS 2016)
The Bi-annual Biophotonics and Imaging Summer School (BIGSS’16) will be held 5-9 September 2016 in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. It is a five ECTS accredited course with leading professors teaching. Sessions are approx. four hours each to give a substantial grounding in the main topics of Biophotonics. The location is in the picturesque village of Ballyvaughanin the Burren .
This will be augmented with hands on training at NUI Galway.
Fee: €800 including courses, excursion, accommodation and food.
The registration page is here: https://abbey.eventsair.com/bigss-2016/bigss2016
Interested candidates should complete the abstract template to BIGSS 2016 HERE. ( bigss2016 gmail.com ).
Download for template: Abstract Template BIGSS 2016
Deadline for submissions: May 27, 2016.
Lectures (Monday – Thursday in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare):
Colin Sheppard , Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy (Fundamentals of Microscopy)
Kishan Dholakia , University of St. Andrews (Light sheet, SIM, Raman, complex media (e.g. MM fibres) and beam shaping (Bessel, structured, Airy))
Igor Meglinski , Oulu University, Finland (Optoelectronics)
Steve Jacques , Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (Tissue Optics).
Adrian Podoleanu , University of Kent, Canterbury (OCT)
Irina Larina , Baylor College of Houston, Texas (Functional OCT and embryonic development in 4D)
David Boas , Harvard Medical School, (Neurophotonics and Functional optical imaging)
Matt O’Donnell , University of Washington, Seattle (Fundamentals of Photoacoustic Imaging)
Andreas Mandelis , University of Toronto (Time and frequency domain PA course from the instrumentation perspective along with an introduction to photothermal (thermophotonic) biomedical imaging.)
Hands on training: (Friday + half Saturday in NUI Galway)
Photoacoustic Imaging – Fujifilm VSI and Cathal O’Flatharta
Optical Coherence Tomography – NUI Galway and Sergey Alexandrov
Lightsheet imaging – Zeiss and Kishan Dholakia