12-22 July, Related Event: International School of Physics Enrico Fermi: “Microscopy applied to Biophotonics”

  • When Jul 12, 2011 12:00 AM to Jul 22, 2011 12:00 AM (Etc/GMT+2 / UTC-200)
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Venue: Villa Monastero, Varenna, Lake Como, Italy

Website: http://www.sif.it/SIF/en/portal/activities/fermi_school


Introduction: overview of biophotonics, fundamentals of microscopy, introduction to nonlinear microscopy, introduction to fluorescence, introduction to lasers for biophotonics, introduction to ultra-microscopy

Fluorescence: genetically expressed fluorophores, nanoparticles, tissue autofluorescence, correlation imaging, FRAP and FCS, FRET, FLIM, multidimensional fluorescence imaging, in vivo cytometry, translation of biomedical applications from laboratory to clinic.

Advanced microscopy techniques: multiphoton microscopy, Raman, CARS and SRS microscopy, nonlinear harmonic microscopy, super resolution, computational microscopy, high throughput/high content microscopy and image cytometry, coherent microscopy, laser manipulation: ablation, nanosurgery, optical knock out, 3-D patterning, trapping

Physiological imaging: endoscopy, intravital microscopy and tomography: diffraction-limited tomography, diffuse tomography, intravital microscopy, endoscopy, OCT

Seminar speakers and lecturers:

S. Andersson-Engels (Lund), H.-U. Dodt (Wien), C. Dunsby (London), H. Gerritsen (Utrecht), E. Gratton (Irvine), S. Hell (Göttingen), K. Koenig (Saarbrücken), W. Langbein (Cardiff), J. Mertz (Boston), J. Popp (Jena), C. Sheppard (Singapore), G. J. Tearney (Boston), V. Tuchin (Saratov), S. Vogel (Bethesda)

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:

D. Selisca
LENS and Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Firenze
Via N. Carrara, 1, 50019 SESTO FIORENTINO, FI (Italy)
Fax: +39-055-4572520

Deadline for application: May 14th, 2011 

Participation fee: EUR 1.300,00 (for attendance, full board, lodging and Proceedings). Scholarships may be granted to deserving students who need financial help.


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