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International conference on Adaptive Optics and Wavefront Control in Microscopy and Ophthalmology

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The international conference on Adaptive Optics and Wavefront Control in Microscopy and Ophthalmology, which will be held 5 – 7 October 2015 in Paris, France.

In recent years, wavefront modulation techniques have started to play a key role in modern microscopy and ophthalmology, as they enable pushing back the limits of resolution, speed, penetration depth, etc. The conference aims to bring together researchers from around the world who develop and use wavefront modulation techniques.

The conference will be organized in five sessions:

  • Adaptive optics methods
  • Wavefront control in scattering tissue
  • Novel techniques in microscopy
  • Applications in biology
  • Retinal imaging

Invited speakers:

  • Emmanuel Beaurepaire (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)
    • “Multicolor and light-sheet excitation approaches for high-content multiphoton imaging of tissues”
  • Meng Cui (Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia, USA)
    • “Wavefront control for in vivo fluorescence microscopy”
  • Chris Dainty (University College London, London, Great-Britain)
    • “Adaptive optics, from big science to the lab and clinic”
  • Delphine Débarre (Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France)
    • “Spatial variations of optical aberrations within complex tissues”
  • Wolfgang Drexler (Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
    • “Compact AO-OCT”
  • Valentina Emiliani (Université Paris V, Paris, France)
    • “Wave front shaping and optogenetics”
  • Na Ji (Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia, USA)
    • “Adaptive optical microscopy and wavefront shaping for in vivo brain imaging”
  • Jerome Mertz (Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
    • “Wide-field adaptive optics without guide stars”
  • Michel Paques (Institut de la Vision, Paris, France)
    • “Adaptive optics as a tool for the in vivo exploration of photoreceptor substructures”
  • Anne Sentenac (Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France)
    • “Super-resolution in marker-free optical far-field microscopy: The interest of digital reconstruction”
  • Mickaël Tanter (Institut Langevin, Paris, France)
    • “New perspectives for Ultrasound in the brain : fUltrasound imaging and Ultrasound Localization Microscopy”

Scientific and organizing committee: Marie Blavier, Claude Boccara, Laurent Bourdieu, Sylvain Gigan, Marie Glanc, Jean-François Leger, GÃerard Rousset and Cathie Ventalon

Venue: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, 1 rue Jussieu, 75005 Paris (5th arrondissement)

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Corinne Tessier • September 28, 2015