This is to announce the upcoming Optogenetic Technologies and Applications Conference, which is sponsored by the Society for Biological Engineering, and will take place in Boston on December 8-10, 2019.
The meeting will bring together scientists, engineers and physicians working on developing molecular tools and devices for optogenetic applications, and genetically encoded light systems for medicine and biotechnology.
Session 1: Advances in Optogenetic Technologies
Novel Optogenetic Modalities
Optogenetic Tools for Animal Cells
Optogenetic Tools for Microbial and Plant Cells
Materials and Devices for Optogenetic Applications
Session 2: Optogenetics in Biomedicine
Optogenetics in Neurological Disorders
Optogenetics in Cardiovascular Disorders
Optogenetic Drug Delivery
Optogenetics in Other Biomedical Applications
Session 3: Optogenetics in Biotechnology
Optogenetics in Microbial Technologies
Optogenetics in Plant Engineering
A fantastic cohort of world leading experts in optogentetics will present
Ed Boyden (MIT), Adam Cohen (Harvard University) and John Rogers (Northwestern University) and
Jose Avalos (Princeton University), Michael Blatt (University of Glasgow), Tobias Bruegmann (University of Goettingen), Emilia Entcheva (George Washington University), Kevin Gardner (The City University of New York), Robert Gereau (Washington University), Peter Hegemann (Humboldt University of Berlin), Ute Hochgeschwender (University of Central Michigan), Ehud Isacoff (UC Berkeley), Megan McLean (University of Wisconsin), Andreas Moeglich (University of Bayreuth), Anna Moroni (University of Milan), Jeffrey Tabor (Rice University), Emmanuel Tzanakakis (Tufts University), Vladislav Verkhusha (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Wilfried Weber (University of Freiburg), Haifeng Ye (East China Normal University), Mattias Zurbriggen (University of Dusseldorf).
Detailed information about the meeting, including registration, abstract submission, and the preliminary program, can be found on the conference website: