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SPIE BiOS, the Largest Biophotonics, Biomedical Optics, and Imaging Conference, along with BiOS Expo, is part of SPIE Photonics West 2017

BiOS is the world's largest biomedical optics conference, part of Photonics West

Present your latest work at BiOS 2017, part of SPIE Photonics West 2017, on biomedical optics, photonic diagnostic and therapeutic tools and systems, nano/biophotonics, new imaging modalities, OCT, neurophotonics, optogenetics, and tissue optics—plus gain access to an international audience of leaders in this rapidly growing field.

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BIOS 2017 Call for Papers 2 MB PDF
Browse the BiOS conference and submit your abstract
Abstract submission guidelines and instructions
BiOS Topic Areas
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Clinical Technologies and Systems
Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
Nano/Biophotonics
BRAIN
Translational Research
3D Printing

Get more exposure for your work: 2017 Application Tracks


BiOS 2017 Symposium Chairs

James Fujimoto, MIT


James G. Fujimoto

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

R. Rox Anderson, M.D. Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine


R. Rox Anderson, M.D.

Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine (United States)

BiOS 2017 Program Track Chairs:

Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Rafael Yuste, Columbia Univ. (United States)
David Boas, Martinos Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

Clinical Technologies and Systems
Tuan Vo Dinh, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke Univ. (United States)
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)

Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
Steven L. Jacques, Oregon Health & Science Univ. (United States)

Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
Ammasi Periasamy, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Daniel L. Farkas, Univ. of Southern California (United States) and SMI (United States)

Nano/Biophotonics
Paras Prasad, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)
Dan V. Nicolau, McGill Univ. (Canada)

Application Tracks at Photonics West 2017
Submission Information
When submitting your conference abstract, choose a related Applications Track (Translational Research, Brain, or 3D Printing)
If paper is accepted in the conference, it will be cross-listed in the Applications Track of your choice in online and printed programs
To compete for a Best Paper Award in the Applications Track (optional), submit a 1-2-page summary when prompted by SPIE staff
Abstract submission guidelines and instructions

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
18 July 2016

Author Notification
26 September 2016

BiOS Manuscripts Due
3 January 2017


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