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The Moscone Center
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2 - 7 February 2019
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BIOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference

With 2,500 papers and presentations, SPIE BIOS is the most important biomedical optics conference you can attend in 2019.

SPIE BIOS 2019. With 2,500 papers and presentations, SPIE BiOS is the most important biomedical optics conference you can attend in 2019. Topics include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, and nano/biophotonics.

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Topics include

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

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BiOS Hot Topics and Plenary Talks. Don't miss Saturday evening Hot Topics, the Neurophotonics Plenary on Sunday afternoon, and the Bionanophotonics plenary on Monday
Technical events that include the Translational Research Lunchtime Forum, FDA Policies and Procedures, NIH special session
Student event: Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics 3-Minute Poster Presentations
BiOS Expo (Saturday and Sunday)
Photonics West Exhibition (Tuesday to Thursday)

BiOS 2019 Symposium Chairs and Co-Chairs

James G. Fujimoto,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

Symposium Chair

James G. Fujimoto,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

Symposium Chair

R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

Jennifer Barton, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Symposium Co-Chair

Jennifer Barton
The Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Wolfgang Drexler, Medical Univ. of Vienna (Austria)

Symposium Co-Chair

Wolfgang Drexler
Medical Univ. of Vienna (Austria)

BiOS 2019 Program Track Chairs

Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
Eva Sevick-Muraca, The Univ. of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (United States) 

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
David Boas, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)
Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia Univ. (USA)

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
E . Duco Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA)
Jessica C . Ramella-Roman, Florida International Univ. (USA

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)

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. 

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