Copacabana Palace Hotel
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    23 - 25 May 2015
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    SPIE Biophotonics South America 2015

    Rio de Janeiro and Copacabana

    SPIE Biophotonics South America, a new event for 2015, shared the latest research on tissue optics and microscopy, nanobiophotonics, PDT, biophotonic instrumentation, and clinical applications.  

    Than you to all who attended. The event focused on photonic techniques for diagnostics and treatment using light-biological system interactions to collect biochemical/structural information, induce photonic or photochemical response, and monitor in situ response.

    2015 Final Technical Program (1 MB PDF)
    2015 Technical Abstracts (550 KB PDF)

    Conference Topics
     • Tissue optics
     • Spectroscopy of biological systems
     • Tissue microscopy
     • Nanobiophotonics
     • Photodiagnostics
     • Instrumentation
     • Clinical applications

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    Free Tutorials
    Friday 22 May
    All registered attendees are welcome to attend.
    9:00 - 10:30 Light-matter interaction for non-physicists
    Vanderlei Bagnato, Cristina Kurachi, Univ. de Săo Paulo (Brazil)
    10:30 - 12:00 Basis of Photochemistry
    Katarzyna Matczyszyn, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
    14:00 - 15:30 Basis of Photobiology and Photomedicine
    Michael Hamblin, Wellman Ct. for Photomedicine (USA)
    15:30 - 17:00 Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging in Medicine
    Bruce Tromberg, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Ctr., Univ. of California, Irvine (USA)
    Co-located with IPA Congress 2015
    SPIE Biophotonics South America is co-located with IPA (International Photodynamic Association) 2015, a biennial international event organized by the IPA. One registration gives you access to both events.
    IPA Congress
    Copacabana Palace Hotel
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    23-26 May 2015

    Local Committee
     • Christina Kurachi
     • Vanderlei S. Bagnato
     • Lilian T. Moriyama
     • Natalia M. Inada
     • Sebastiao Pratavieira
    University of Sao Paulo - Sao Carlos Institute of Physics, Department of Physics and Material Science

    In celebration of:

    Cosponsors: IPA, SPIE, FAPESP, CNPq



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