OPEN ACCESS Conference on Bioimaging, Genoa


Dear friends and collegues,

We are glad to inform you of the upcoming OPEN ACCESS conference in Genoa on Bioimaging, that Coherent and IIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia are organizing together. 

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together Italian and European researchers working in the wider field of non-linear microscopy, optical nanoscopy, biophotonics and their applications to key research areas like neuroscience and diseases studies, and to provide a forum to share the latest experimental methods and findings in an informal atmosphere. We kindly request that you register in order to optimize logistic. There is NO registration fee.

The Conference will be held  in Genoa on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 October 2015, and will cover the following topics:

  • Super-resolution Microscopy (SRM)
  • STED (cw and MPE)
  • SIM
  • STED and FLIM
  • Advanced Microscopy applications
  • Single-molecule spectroscopy
  • Multiplex imaging
  • Optogenetics and other advanced neuroscience techniques
  • Developments in Advanced Microscopy
  • Adaptive optics
  • Light sheet microscopy
  • Frequency mixing

List of confirmed speakers:

  • Prof. Colin Sheppard, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova (Italy)
  • Prof. Alberto Diaspro, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova (Italy)
  • Dr. Tommaso Fellin, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova (Italy)
  • Dr. Paolo Bianchini, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova (Italy)
  • Dr. Giuseppe Vicidomini, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – Genova (Italy)
  • Prof. Gian Michele Ratto, Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa (Italy)
  • Prof. Fabio Mammano, CNR Istituto di Biologia Cellulare e Neurobiologia – Roma (Italy)
  • Prof. Francesco Pavone, LENS Laboratorio Europeo di Spettroscopia Non Lineare – Firenze (Italy)
  • Dr. Leonardo Sacconi, LENS Laboratorio Europeo di Spettroscopia Non Lineare – Firenze (Italy)
  • Prof. Dario Polli, Politecnico di Milano – Dipartimento di Fisica – Milano (Italy)
  • Prof. Peter Saggau, Allen Institute for Brain Science – Seattle (USA)
  • Dr Laurent Bourdieu, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris - Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS) - Paris (France)
  • Dr. Eirini Papagiakoumou, Paris Descartes University - Biomedical and Fundamental Science Faculty – CNRS - Paris (France)
  • Prof. Bruno Weber, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology - University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • Prof. Andreas Zumbush, University of Konstanz - Natural Sciences and Technology - Austrian Science Fund (Austria)
  • Dr. Gregorio Galiñanes, University of Geneva  - Department of Basic Neurosciences – Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Dr. Tullio Scopigno, Università di Roma “La Sapienza” – Dipartimento di Fisica
  • Prof. Guglielmo Lanzani, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – CNST Milan (Italy)
  • Prof. Alipasha Vaziri, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology & Max P. Perutz Laboratories - Universitaet Wien (Austria)

On 14 October the Conference will start in the Center of Genoa, in a magnificent location. Oral and  poster sessions, will be held at Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) on the 15 October.

 Lunch, a conference dinner and refreshments during both days are provided for registered participants. 

Registrations for this conference can be done through this website Bioimaging Conference - 2015 , please visit the “Meeting Registration Form” tab. It will also be possible to submit a poster title and abstract through this page. Link:

Queries regarding this conference can be directed to Claudio Clementi at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by phone on +39 02 3103951.
We would be pleased to welcome you in Genoa in October 2015.

All the best
Alberto Diaspro

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