Program Last updated: Sept. 27, 2004 The following changes have been made to the program: - Dr. Alexander Cartwright will be presenting "Integrated Biosensors" on Tuesday, October 5th from 11:00 - 12:00pm - The building for the Algonquin College demos on Saturday, October 2nd is Building 'T' (School of Advanced Technology). For a detailed map of the Algonquin College campus, please visit www.algonquincollege.com.
Organized by Vitesse Re-SkillingTM Canada Inc. Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto, Canada Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
Scientific Directors Dr. Brian Wilson, University of Toronto, Canada Dr. Valery Tuchin, Saratov State University, Russia Dr. Stoyan Tanev, Vitesse Re-Skilling™ Canada Inc.
Objective The objective of the proposed Advanced Study Institute (ASI) is to build a creative advanced biophotonics research and learning environment by bringing together world experts, researchers, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows from both industry and university research organizations; to explore various practical implications of biophotonics research and technology in disease therapy, environmental practice and security, agriculture and defence.
Major Topics Medicine and Health, Biosciences, Environment, Security and Defence
Lecturers The NATO ASI in biophotonics will bring together world-renowned experts in the biophotonics field as well as experts working on the interface of medicine, biology, physics, photonics and biomedical engineering:
Dr. Brian Wilson, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto Canada Photodynamic Therapy: Photonics, Photobiology, Bioengineering and Clinical Aspects
Dr. Rejean Munger, University of Ottawa Eye Institute, Canada Eye Optics - Fundamentals, Instrumentation and Applications
Dr. Bill Colston, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA Biophotonics- An Emerging Technology Paradigm in the Defence Against Bio-Terrorism
Dr. Paras Prasad, Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics University at Buffalo, USA Introduction to Biophotonics
Dr. Alexander Priezzhev, Moscow State University, Russia Optics of Blood – Methods and Applications
Dr. Valery Tuchin, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia Tissue & Blood Optical Properties Control by Immersion of Chemical Agents
Dr. Yves de Koninck, Centre de recherche, Université Laval Robert-Giffard, QC, Canada Photonics in Neurosciences
Dr. Moshe Ben-David, Tel Aviv University, Israel Biophotonics Light Delivery Systems
Dr. Dennis Matthews, Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology University of California, Davis, USA Application of Biophotonics to the Needs of Biosciences, Medicine and Biosecurity
Dr. Varban Savov, Sofia University, Bulgaria Chemiluminescence and Bioluminescence – Mechanisms and Practical Aspects in Medicine, Environment and Biotechnology
Dr. Herbert Schneckenburger, Fachhochschule Aalen, Biophotoncis Group Institute of Applied Research, Germany Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Microscopy
Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh, Center for Advanced Biomedical Photonics, Oakridge, USA Biochip and Nano-Technologies for Health, Environment and Defense Applications
Dr. Stoyan Tanev, Vitesse Re-Skilling™ Canada Inc., Ottawa, Canada Biophotonics Simulations: FDTD Modelling of Light Scattering from Bio-Cells
Dr. Alexander Cartwright, University at Buffalo, USA Integrated Biosensors
Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA Biochip and Nano-Technologies and Applications
Dr. Ted Dixon, Biomedical Photometrics Inc., Waterloo, Canada Commercialization of the Confocal MACROscope
Dr. Steve Lane, Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology University of California, Davis, USA
For more information, contact: Dr. Stoyan Tanev Program Manager Photonics and Biophotonics Programs Vitesse Re-SkillingTM Canada Inc. T: (613) 746-3595 ext. 228 F: (613) 746-6653 E: Stoyan.Tanev@vitesse.ca Sponsors & Contributors