2014 FIP Annual Symposium

Frontiers in Photonics: Science and Technology

March 11-12, 2014 


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The 2014 meeting program will include lectures from distinguished speakers, contributed papers and posters by investigators from Duke University and other academic and industrial institutions.

Special Theme: Visualization Across The Spectrum from Engineering to Humanities and Medicine
Poster Session and Industry Booths
Conference Sponsors & Industry Booths:
Cisco, Hamamatsu, Newport, NKT Photonics and Optimax

Symposium Keynote Speaker

Roger Y. Tsien, PhD

Department of Pharmacology
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Tsien was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein (GFP).

"Fun with Photons and Designed Molecules"



Plenary Speakers

Steven M. Block, PhD

S. W. Ascherman Professor of Sciences
Department of Biology
Department of Applied Physics
Stanford University, California

"Optical Tweezers: Gene Regulation, Studied One at a Time"



Daniel E. Morse, PhD

Wilcox Professor of Biotechnology, Biomolecular Science and Engineering
Founding Director, UCSB-MIT-Caltech Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
University of California, Santa Barbara

"Tunable Bio-Photonics: Nanoscale Protein Assembly Drives Changes in Iridescence and Enhanced Photosynthesis in Molluscs"



Invited Speakers

Thomas W. Cronin, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Dorothy A. Erie, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Steven Haddock, PhD
Scientist, Bioluminescence and Zooplankton
Monteray Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Duke Speakers

Charles Gersbach, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pathology
Director of IGSP Center for Genomic Medicine
Duke University

Ute Hochgeschwender, MD
Associate Research Professor of Neurobiology
Director of the Duke Neurotransgenic Laboratory
Duke University

Joseph A. Izatt, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Andrew Janiak, PhD
Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Faculty Advisory Council, Bass Connections
Duke University

Sönke Johnsen, PhD
Professor of Biology
Duke University

G. Allan Johnson, PhD
Charles E. Putnam Professor of Radiology
Professor of Physics and Professor of BME
Director of Duke Center for In Vivo Microscopy
Duke University

Regis Kopper, PhD
Director of the Duke Immersive Virtual Environment (DiVE)
Duke University

Howard Levinson, MD, FACS (co-presenting with Dr. A. Wax)
Director of Plastic Surgery
Associate Professor of Pathology
Departments of Surgery and Pathology
Duke University Medical Center

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Physics
Duke University

Gregory M. Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Duke University

Nimmi Ramanujam, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director for the Center for Global Women's Health Technologies
Duke University

Hans Van Miegroet, PhD
Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies
Duke University

Warren Warren, PhD
James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry and Radiology
Duke University

Adam P. Wax, PhD (co-presenting with Dr. H. Levinson)
Theodore Kennedy Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University