QBI 2020 Conference
The QBI 2020 Conference will be held at the University of Oxford’s Mathematical Institute, Oxford, UK between January 6-9, 2020.
The idea for a conference on Quantitative BioImaging followed from the recognition that there is no conference to date that addresses, in a focused and interdisciplinary manner, the analysis of bioimaging data.
The deadline for the abstract submission for QBI 2020 in Oxford has been extended. The new deadline is now Monday 9 September 2019.
The abstract submission site is: https://www.quantitativebioimaging.com/qbi2020/abstract-submission/
We seek contributions in any area of quantitative microscopy. Presentations that demonstrate new approaches and methodologies are particularly welcome, including but not limited to algorithmic and software developments, physical modeling approaches, etc. The use of quantitative imaging techniques in biological applications is also of great interest. For submission details, please see the conference website (www.quantitativebioimaging.com).
In addition to contributed talks we will feature minisymposia on:
- Imaging in Immunology
- Volumetric Imaging
- New frontiers in single molecule microscopy
- Correlative microscopy
- Spatial Statistics in Microscopy
- Bioimage Informatics
- Modern machine learning approaches to image analysis and uncertainty quantification in microscopy
- Tissue multiplexing techniques and applications in oncology
The planned conference workshops are:
- Spatial statistics in bioimaging analysis
- Introduction to scientific programming for image analysts
- Cluster and photon counting analysis
- Single molecule localization microscopy flight simulator
A new feature of the conference is a challenges session:
- Challenges in subcellular trafficking
A plenary discussion panel on
- Uses and misuses of machine learning
The keynote speakers of the conference are:
- Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Janelia Farm
- Wolfgang Baumeister, Max Planck Institute, Munich
Other confirmed speakers to date are: Dylan Owen, University College London; Melike Lakadamyali, University of Pennsylvanial; Steve Presse, Arizona State; Kristin Grussmayer, EPFL; Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL; Christian Soeller, University of Exeter; Alexander Jesacher, Innsbruck; Dirk-Peter Herten, Heidelberg; Michael Dustin, Oxford; Gerhard Schütz, Vienna; Fred Maxfield, New York; Daniel Wuestner, Odense; Christoph Wuelfing, Bristol; Thibault Lagache, Columbia University, New York; Thierry Pecot, Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina; Ilaria Testa, Stockholm; Gail McConnell, Strathclyde; Charles Kervrann, Rennes; Edward Cohen, Imperial College, London; Anish Abraham, College Station; Jean-Baptiste Sibarita, University of Bordeaux; Thomas Walter, Institute Curie, Paris; Luke Lavis, Janelia Farm; Lei Tian, Boston; Andrew York, San Francisco; Bernd Bodenmiller, Zuerich; Josephine Bunch, National Physical Laboratory, UK; Jan-Otto Hooghoudt, Aalborg University; Rasmus Waagepetersen, Aalborg University; Lucy Collinson, London; Roarke Horstmeyer, Durham, NC, USA; Badri Roysam, Houston; Sandrine Leveque-Fort, Paris; Frederick Klauschen, Institute of Pathology, Charite – University Medicine Berlin; Shanon Seger, Hoffman La-Roche, Switzerland, Marino Zerial, Dresden.
Our student and post-doc section is planning the following events:
- Meet the experts
- Career opportunities in academia and industry
Please see the conference website (www.quantitativebioimaging.com) for more information, including list of the confirmed speakers. The site will be updated as new programmatic information becomes available.
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