Fast-approaching, China-based conference to focus on biomedical imaging

Functional Optical Imaging 2011 (FOI 2011), to be held December 3–4, 2011, at the Ningbo, China campus of the University of Nottingham (Nottingham, England), will acknowledge the increasingly important role of biomedical imaging research in the Far East. Organized by the University of Nottingham’s Institute of Biophysics, Imaging and Optical Science (IBIOS), the conference will target new techniques for in-vivo and in-vitro imaging, including super-resolution microscopy and approaches to maximize information content and novel electronics for label-free imaging.

Confirmed speakers across many disciplines include:
 
*Professor Alberto Diaspro, director of the Department of Nanophysics, Italian Institute of Technology, and professor of Applied Physics, University of Genoa (Italy)
*Professor Min Gu, director of the Centre for Micro-Photonics, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, and National Expert Professor, Zhejinag University (China)
*Professor Amitabha Chattopadhyay, C. Bose Fellow Scientist H (Outstanding Scientist), Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Academy for Scientific and Innovative Research (India)
*Professor Fu-Jen Kao, director of the Modern Optics Laboratory, Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University (Taiwan)
*Dr. Jonghwan Lee, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)  
*Professor Prof. X-C Yuan, SPIE Fellow and OSA Fellow, College of Information Technical Science, Nankai University (China)
*Professor Qingming Luo, vice president, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China)
*Dr. Kevin Webb, Royal Academy of Engineering research fellow, Institute of Biophysics, Imaging and Optical Science, University of Nottingham
*Professor Tony Wilson, president of the Royal Microscopy Society and professor of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (England)
*Professor Aaron Ho, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
*Professor Arthur Chiou, Dean of the School of Medical Technology and Engineering and Professor in the Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University (Taiwan)
*Dr Klaus Sühling, Experimental Biophysics & Nanotechnology, King's College London (England)
*Dr. Roger Light, Institute of Biophysics, Imaging and Optical Science, University of Nottingham
*Dr. Gil Bub, University of Oxford, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics (England)
*Professor Baoli Yao, Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics of CAS (Xi’an, China)
 
To register, please visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/ibios and click on the link for Functional Optical Imaging 2011. Deadline to register is November 8, 2011.

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