Bio-Nano-Photonics 18-19th September

Monday 18th September

Registration and coffee 9:30 - 10:15

Session: Nanophotonics I

10:15-11:15 

“Bio-Applications of Optothermal and Optomechanical Interactions” Jochen Feldmann (Keynote), LMU Munich, Germany

11:15-11:30  

“Lack of Colocalisation for Fluorescently Labelled Gold Labels Used in Correlative Light Electron MicroscopyHenkjan Gersen (Contributed), University of Bristol UK  

11:30-11:45

“Wide-field imaging of single nanoparticle extinction with sub-nm2 sensitivity” Lukas Payne (Contributed), Cardiff University UK 

11:45-12:00

“DHLA-PEG capped PbS quantum dots for near-infrared biomedical imaging: addressing colloidal stability and biocompatibility” Lyudmila Turyanska (Contributed), University of Nottingham UK 

  

12:00 -13:30 lunch buffet and posters 

 

Session: Biophotonics I

13:30-14:00 

“New Directions in Light Sheet Microscopy” Kishan Dholakia (Invited), University of St Andrews UK

14:00-14:30  

“The Mesolens: a giant colour-corrected microscope objective lens for sub-cellular 3D resolution imaging within 118 cubic millimetres of tissueGail McConnell (Invited), University of Strathclyde UK

14:30- 14:45 

“High-resolution soft X-ray coherent lensless microscopy of mouse hippocampal neurons using a laser-based source” Bill Brocklesby (Contributed), University of Southampton UK

14:45-15:00 

“Quantitative imaging of amyloid-lipid co-arrangements in Aβ plaques with label-free optical micro-spectroscopy in Alzheimer's disease: new biomarkers in diagnosis” Evgenia Lobanova (Contributed), Cardiff University UK

 

15:00-15:30 Coffee

 

Session: Biophotonics II 

15:30-16:00 

"Exploring the Applications of Biophotonic Imaging in Pharmaceutical R&D" Steve Hood (Invited), GSK Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage UK

16:00-16:15 

“Quantification of the functional delivery of peptide cargo utilising split GFP” Peter Watson (Contributed), Cardiff University

16:15-16:45

“Probing gene control in live cells using high-speed single-molecule fluorescence microscopy ” Mark Leake (Invited), University of York UK

16:45-17:00

“DNA-PAINT in tissue samples and use of fluorescence quenchers for rapid imager switching” Tobias Lutz (Contributed), University of Exeter UK

 

Conference Dinner 19:00

 

Tuesday 19th September

9:00-9:30 Registration

Session: Biophotonics III

9:30-10:30 

“Liquid Tuneable Microscopy” Alberto Diaspro (Keynote), Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia Italy

10:30- 10:45  

“Light sheet microscopy for high content 3-D imaging of 3-D tissue cultures in a 96-well plate format” Hugh Sparks (Contributed), Imperial College London UK

10:45 -11:00 

“Fast Multi-plane Functional Imaging via Acousto-optic Switching and Remote Focusing Integration” Ee Zhuan Chong (Contributed), University of Oxford UK

 

11:00:11:30 coffee

 

Session: Biophotonics IV

11:30-12:00 

“Quantitative Coherent Raman Imaging” Wolfgang Langbein (Invited), Cardiff University UK

12:00-12:30  

“Detecting Single Biomolecules and their Dynamics on Photonic Nanosensors” Frank Vollmer (Invited), University of Exeter UK

12:30-13:00  

“Mass spectrometry of single molecules with light” Philipp Kukura (Invited), University of Oxford UK

 

13:00-14:30 lunch buffet and posters

 

Session: Nanophotonics II

14:30-15:00 

“Nanoparticles and nanoantennas for applications in bio-nanophotonics” Otto L. Muskens (Invited), University of Southampton UK

15:00-15:30  

“Plasmonics response of a single metal nanoparticle” Fabrice Vallée (Invited), Universite de Lyon France

15:30-16:00 

"Merging nanoscale epitaxy and plasmonics for new device functionality" Diana Huffaker (Keynote), Institute for Compound Semiconductors, Cardiff UK

16:00-16:15 

“Quantitative measurement of the optical cross-sections and optical sizing of individual nano-objects” Attilio Zilli (Contributed), Cardiff University UK

16:15-16:30 

“Resonant-state expansion for light scattering by dielectric and plasmonic open systems” Sergey Lobanov (Contributed), Cardiff University UK

 

16:30-17:00 Coffee

 

17:00-17:15 Poster prize and conference closure