Biophotonics in Cancer and Stem Cells Research

  • Chairs

    • Ammasi Periasamy, Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, University of Virginia, USA

    • Elena Zagaynova, Privolzhskiy Research Medical University, Russia

  • Topics

    • Tumor biology – metabolism, microenvironment, oxygenation, immunity

    • Drug discovery, preclinical studies

    • Tumor response to treatment

    • Molecular mechanisms of cancer

    • Optical molecular probes, fluorescent proteins

    • Stem cell biology

    • Developmental biology

    • Regenerative technologies, tissue engineering

  • Scientific Secretary

  • Invited Speakers

    • Igor Adameyko

      Igor Adameyko

      Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

      The enigma of muscle orientation in the body: how do muscles know where to go

    • Brian Applegate

      Brian Applegate

      Texas A&M University Engineering, USA

      PLGA Encapsulated Methylene Blue as a Contrast Agent for Optical Coherence Tomography.

    • Vladimir Baklaushev

      Vladimir Baklaushev

      Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia, Russia

      Nervous tissue engineering as a tool for spinal cord recovery

    • Mihaela Balu

      Mihaela Balu

      Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, USA

      Quantitative multiphoton microscopy for non-invasive diagnosis of melanoma

    • Wolfgang Becker

      Wolfgang Becker

      Becker & Hickl GmbH, Germany

      Metabolic Imaging by Simultaneous FLIM of NAD(P)H and FAD

    • Vsevolod Belousov

      Vsevolod Belousov

      Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russia, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany

      Thermogenetics: neurostimulation and beyond

    • Andrei Chagin

      Andrei Chagin

      Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Institute for Regenerative Medicine,Sechenov University, Russia

      Peripheral glia makes cartilage and bone

    • Chia-Liang Cheng

      Chia-Liang Cheng

      National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

      Nanodiamond facilitated Drug delivery in 3D co-culture model

    • Boris Chichkov

      Boris Chichkov

      Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

      Laser printing of cells and microorganisms for cancer research and therapy

    • Santhosh Chidangil

      Santhosh Chidangil

      Manipal University, India

      Early detection of cancers by body fluid analysis using ultra-sensitive hyphenated technique: High-performance liquid chromatography-laser-induced fluorescence

    • Vyacheslav Dyachuk

      Vyacheslav Dyachuk

      Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

      New glial possibilities of differentiation into neurons of the peripheral nervous system

    • Rawil Fakhrullin

      Rawil Fakhrullin

      Kazan Federal University, Russia

      Dark-field/hyperspectral microscopy for imaging and identification of nanoscale particles in cells and organism

    • Ekaterina Galanzha

      Ekaterina Galanzha

      Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA

      Theranostics of early circulating tumor cells

    • Dmitry Gorin

      Dmitry Gorin

      Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia

      Bimodal photoacoustic/fluorescent probes: preparation, properties and applications

    • Artashes Karmenyan

      Artashes Karmenyan

      Department of Physics, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, ROC, Taiwan

      Development of preimplantation mammalian embryos after experimental exposure

    • Brendan Kennedy

      Brendan Kennedy

      Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and The University of Western Australia, Australia

      Quantitative micro-elastography - imaging of tissue stiffness on the micro-scale

    • Peter Kharchenko

      Peter Kharchenko

      Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, USA

      Integrative analysis of healthy and diseased tissues with single-cell transcriptomics

    • Nikolai Khlebtsov

      Nikolai Khlebtsov

      Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, RAS; Saratov National Research State University, Russia

      Polydopamine-Coated Au Nanorods for Targeted Fluorescent Imaging and Photothermal Therapy

    • Anastasia Koroleva

      Anastasia Koroleva

      Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany; Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Sechenov University, Russia
      In vitro development of iPSCs derived functional neuronal networks on laser fabricated 3D scaffolds

    • Irina Larina

      Irina Larina

      Baylor College of Medicine, USA

      Plenary talk Shining light of early development

    • Xing-Jie Liang

      Xing-Jie Liang

      Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Center for Excellence in Nanoscience and CAS Key Laboratory for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety
      National Center for Nanoscience and Technology of China
      College of Nanoscience and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences China

      Ultrasound imaging-directed in situ interventional therapy for hepatoma with nanostructue as mitochondrial oxidative stress amplifier

    • Victor Loschenov

      Victor Loschenov

      Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

      We change the strategy of the attack on cancer. New targets of PD and PDT

    • Konstantin Lukyanov

      Konstantin Lukyanov

      Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia

      Visualization of landscapes of histone epigenetic modifications in live cells

    • Takeharu Nagai

      The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Japan

      Plenary talk, Development of fluorescent/bioluminescent probes toward singularity biology

    • Elena Perevedentseva

      Elena Perevedentseva

      National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

      Surface and interfaces in spectroscopic properties of nanostructured carbon: bioapplications

    • Ammasi Periasamy

      Ammasi Periasamy

      Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, University of Virginia, USA

      Multiphoton Energy Metabolic Imaging : A new dimension to cellular and in vivo Imaging of dysfunctional Energy Metabolism

    • Ross A. Poche

      Ross A. Poche

      Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Houston, TX, U.S.A.

      Imaging of mitochondrial dynamics and cell cycle kinetics during development

    • Yury Rochev

      Yury Rochev

      Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Sechenov University, Russia

      National University of Ireland, Galway

    • Alena Rudkouskaya

      Alena Rudkouskaya

      Albany Medical College, USA

      MFLI-FRET as an analytical tool to non-invasively monitor drug internalization in mouse breast cancer model

    • Angelika Rueck

      Angelika Rueck

      Ulm University, Germany

      Theory and applications of simultaneous metabolic FLIM and oxygen PLIM

    • Alexander Savitsky

      Alexander Savitsky

      Bach Institute of Biochemistry RAS, Russia

      Long-Term Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging of Mouse Tumor Xenografts

    • Vladislav Shcheslavskiy

      Vladislav Shcheslavskiy

      Becker&Hickl GmbH, Germany

      Macroscopic Time-resolved Metabolic Imaging

    • Marina Shirmanova

      Marina Shirmanova

      Privolzhsky Research Medical University, Russia

      Understanding cancer's complexity with multimodal FLIM

    • Anna Solovieva

      Anna Solovieva

      N.N.Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics Russian Academy of Science, Russia

      The possible role of nitric oxide in the treatment of wounds with the simultaneous use of low-intensity laser irradiation and photosensitizer

    • Chiara Stringari

      Chiara Stringari

      CNRS - Ecole Polytechnique, France

      Label-free metabolic imaging by Fluorescence Lifetime of intrinsic biomarkers

    • Maciej Szkulmowski

      Maciej Szkulmowski

      Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK), Torun, Poland

      Optical coherence microscopy as a tool for imaging structure and function of mammalian embryos (invited)

    • Alexey Terskikh

      Alexey Terskikh

      Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA

      Imaging of Epigenetic Landscape One Cell at a Time

    • Peter Timashev

      Peter Timashev

      Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Sechenov University, N.N.Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Institute of Photonic Technologies, Research center "Crystallography and Photonics" RAS, Russia

      Russia’s Landscape in Regenerative Medicine

    • Sergey Tunik

      Sergey Tunik

      St. Petersburg State University, Russia

      Phosphorescent probes in functional bioimaging

    • Sergei Vinogradov

      Sergei Vinogradov

      University of Pennsylvania, USA


    • Chao Zhou

      Chao Zhou

      Lehigh University, USA

      High-throughput Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of 3D Tumor Spheroids for Drug Screening