Advances in Optical Imaging and Biomedical Science

Jointly sponsored by the National Eye Institute and The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

June 1-2, 2009
NIH Twinbrook Campus at 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD

Monday June 1, 2009

Moderator :
David Williams, Ph.D.,
University of Rochester

8:30 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am
Welcome Address :
Sheldon Miller, Ph.D., National Eye Institute,
Belinda Seto, Ph.D., National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

9:15 am
Introductory Lecture :
James G. Fujimoto, Ph.D.,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in Ophthalmology: Development and Applications

10:00 am
Coffee break

10:30 am
Christoph Hitzenberger, Ph.D.,
Medical University of Vienna
Polarization sensitive OCT in the human retina

11:00 am
Giovanni Gregori, Ph.D.,
University of Miami
Imaging Macular Degeneration with OCT

11:30 am

12:15 pm
Lunch Break

1:15 pm
David Huang, M.D., Ph.D.,
University of Southern California
Structural and Functional Imaging with OCT

1:45 pm
Clare Waterman, Ph.D.,
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Imaging the integration of actin dynamics with adhesion during cell migration

2:15 pm

2:45 pm
Coffee Break

3:15 pm
Scott Fraser, Ph.D.,
California Institute of Technology
Imaging the Dynamics of Embryonic Development

3:45 pm
Benjamin Vakoc, Ph.D.,
Harvard Medical School
In vivo microscopy of the tumor microenvironment using OCT

4:15 pm

Tuesday June 2, 2009

Moderator :
David Williams, Ph.D.,
University of Rochester

8:30 am
Johannes de Boer, Ph.D.,
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
SD-OCT and OFDI at 850 and 1050 nm for retinal imaging in glaucoma and AMD

9:00 am
Joseph Izatt, Ph.D.,
Duke University
Optical coherence-based imaging and sensing in biomedicine and biotechnology

9:30 am
Austin Roorda, Ph.D.,
University of California, Berkeley
Advanced Adaptive Optics Technology for Basic and Clinical Vision Science

10:00 am
Donald Miller, Ph.D.,
Indiana University
Imaging the Retina Using OCT and Adaptive Optics

10:30 am
Coffee Break

10:45 am
David Williams, Ph.D.,
University of Rochester
High Resolution Fluorescence Imaging with Adaptive Optics

11:15 am
Panel Discussion

12:15 pm
Overview and Concluding Remarks -
Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., National Eye Institute