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The University of Southampton
Institute for Life Sciences

ZEISS-sponsored Southampton Bioimaging Symposium Event

Image credit: Dr Sumeet Mahajan
Time:
09:00 - 17:00
Date:
25 January 2019
Venue:
Somers Lecture Theatre, Somers Building (Institute of Developmental Sciences), Southampton University Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD

For more information regarding this event, please email IfLSAdmin@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

The theme of the conference is ‘Technology driven Biology’ aiming to bring users and developers of optical imaging together.

It will highlight the transformation in understanding being brought out by novel light microscopy and imaging technologies. The symposium will provide opportunities for researchers from universities across the United Kingdom to present their latest achievements in utilising latest technologies for biological research and also their potential.

The day, made up of numerous talks from invited speakers along with talks from early career researchers will show how various imaging technologies have enabled biological breakthroughs in recent years.

Presentation topics will span the fields of developmental biology, regenerative medicine, neurosciences, cancer biology and immunology as well as disease models such as spheroids and organoids. The techniques covered will include 4D imaging, superresolution imaging, intravital imaging, lightsheet microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, adaptive optics, tip enhanced Raman spectroscopy and machine learning.

Confirmed Invited speakers:

Dr Lin Wang, Central Laser Facility, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Dr Audrey Gerard, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
Dr Amanda Wright, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham
Dr Raphael Levy, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool
Dr Simon Poland, Cancer Research UK, King's College London
Dr Chris Hanley, WISH Lab, Southampton University Hospital
Dr Sven Terclavers, Carl Zeiss Microscopy (previously Harvard University)
Dr Naresh Kumar, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington


*The event is free of charge event and refreshments will be provided. Please register for your attendance as seating in the seminar room is limited and it will help in arranging numbers for lunch.

Event Organising Team:  Prof Sumeet Mahajan, Dr Dave Johnston and Dr Katherine Lau 

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