2009 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School

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NBSS 2009 Schedule
Monday, June 01, 2009 – Friday, June 12, 2009
Urbana, IL, USA

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Week 1 – Introduction to optics, biology, and methods

Date

Time

Topics

Instructor

Supporting material

Links

Comments

June 1

8:30 – 8:50

8:50 – 9:10

9:10 -- 9:30

Welcome- Tamer Basar, Director Beckman Institute

Michael Bragg, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering

Rashid Bashir, Director, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

 

 

 

9:30 AM- 12:00 PM

1.     Intro to Optics

2.     Fourier optics

3.     Microscopy

Kimani Toussaint

Toussaint 1

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 2:30

2:30 -- 5:00 PM

Intro to Optics, Fourier optics, Microscopy (cont’d)

Using nanoHUB Workspaces: Introducing the Rappture Toolkit

Kimani Toussaint

Mike Mcclenan

Nahil Sobh

Toussaint 2

 

 

June 2

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

1.     Elastic light scattering

2.     Tissue Optics

3.     Dynamic light scattering

Gabriel Popescu

ELS

DLS

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

More Rappture Objects: Using Rappture with MATLAB

Mike Mcclenan

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 3

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

1)     A tour of the cell

2)     Pathology of blood

3)     Cell cycle and cancer cells

4)     Cancer Pathology

Marina Marjanovic

Krishna Tangella

Marina Marjanovic

Krishna Tangella

A tour of the cell

 

Cell cycle and cancer cells

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Using Rappture with C, Fortran:  Advanced Rappture Concepts

Mike Mcclenan

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 4

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

1.     Optical coherence tomography

2.     Multiphoton microscopy

3.     Spectroscopic imaging

Stephen Boppart

Kimani Toussaint

Rohit Bhargava

OCT review

Multiphoton microscopy

R. Bhargava Lecture

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

 

5:15 MNTL Tour

Using Rappture with Tcl: Tips for Building Better Rappture-based Tools

Mike Mcclenan

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 5

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

1.     Intro to Nanophotonics

2.     Plasmonics and metamaterials

3.     Photonic Biosensors

Logan Liu

Nick Fang

Brian Cunnigham

Intro to nanophotonics

Plasmonics - metamaterials

Photonics biosensors

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

 

5:15 ITG tour

Overview of the nanoHUB Tool Development Process: Using Subversion for Source Code Control

Mike Mcclenan

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free time, social

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free time, social

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2 – Advanced research topics

Date

Time

Session

Session Chair

Supporting material

Links

Comments

June 8

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Biomolecular sensing

1.     "Biosensors in High Throughput Pharmaceutical Screening: Application to Parkinson's Disease" by Brian T. Cunningham, UIUC

2.     “Raman spectroscopy - Using intrinsic biomarkers to probe tissue biochemistry” by Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt University

3.     “Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathology” by Rohit Bhargava, UIUC

Rohit Bhargava

 

 

 

 

 

 

R. Bhargava Lecture

 

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 3:20 PM

3:30 – 5:00 PM

5:15 Lab Tours

Computer simulations on nanoHub

What’s left to see? Can nanophotonics cure blindness?

Nahil Sobh

Samir Sayegh, Eye Center

 

 

 

June 9

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Nanoprobes

1.     “Functional DNA Nanotechnology in Sensing, Imaging, and Targeted Drug Delivery” by Yi Lu, UIUC

2.     “Flip-flopping contrast mechanisms in optical molecular imaging “ by Samuel Achilefu, Washington University

3.     “Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy” by Stephen Boppart, UIUC

Stephen Boppart

 

Yi Lu Lecture

 

 

 

S. Boppart Lecture

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

5:15 Lab Tours

Computer simulations on nanoHub

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 10

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Fluorescence and nonlinear microscopy

1.     “Fluorescence lifetime-resolved imaging, and some ways to finesse information from complex biological samples” by Robert Clegg, UIUC

9:30 BREAK 1: GROUP PHOTO- Beckman main entrance

2.     “Bond-Selective Chemical Imaging based on Coherent Raman Scattering” by Ji-Xin Cheng, Purdue University

3.     "Second-harmonic generation imaging of collagen-based systems" by Kimani Toussaint, UIUC

Kimani Toussaint

 

R. Clegg Lecture

 

 

JX Cheng Lecture

 

K. Toussaint Lecture

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 2:50 PM

3:00 – 4:30

5:15 Lab Tours

Computer simulations on nanoHub

Interferometric synthetic aperture microscopy: inverse scattering comes to OCT

Nahil Sobh

Scott Carney

 

 

 

June 11

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Plasmonics

1.     Title by Nick Fang, UIUC

2.     “Optimal design of advanced plasmonic materials for nano-optics” by Maxim Sukharev, Arizona State University

3.     “Plasmon Resonance Energy Transfer Nanospectroscopy” by Logan Liu, UIUC

Logan Liu

 

N. Fang Lecture

M. Sucharev Lecture

L. Liu Lecture

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

5:15 Lab Tours

Computer simulations on nanoHub

Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

June 12

8:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Microscopy at the nanoscale

1.     “FIONA: Optical Microscopy at the Nanometer level” by Paul Selvin, UIUC

2.     “3D Optical Superresolution: 4Pi Microscopy and Photoactivation Localization Microscopy (FPALM)” by Joerg Bewersdorf, Yale University

3.     “Nanoscale fluctuations in live cells by Gabriel Popescu, UIUC

Gabriel Popescu

 

 

 

J. Bewersdorf Lecture

G. Popescu Lecture

 

 

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Computer simulations on nanoHub

Dr. Nahil Sobh

 

 

 

 

 

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