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This is our seventh Biophotonics and Imaging Graduate Summer School. It is an important opportunity for graduate students in 2018 to access the kind of close contact with leading professors that only this kind of environment facilitates. Tutors for BIGSS 2018 will include:

Martin Booth (Oxford), Microscopy,

Caroline Boudoux (Montreal), Endoscopy,

Irving Bigio (Boston), Tissue Optics

Sergio Fantini (Tufts), Neurophotonics

Ton van Leeuwen (Amsterdam), Optical Coherence Tomography

Sarah Bohndiek (Oxford), Photoacoustic Imaging

Optogenetics TBA

Previously we have had:

2008: Valery Tuchin (Saratov), Peter So (MIT), Lihong Wang (St. Louis) 2009: Steve Jacques (Oregon), Gerwin Puppels (Rotterdam), Chris Xu and Warren Zipfel (Cornell) 2010: Bruce Tromberg (Irvine), Stefan Andersson-Engels (Lund), Jürgen Popp (Jena), Kirill Larin (Houston), Tony Wilson (Oxford) 2012: Wolfgang Drexler (Vienna), Tayyaba Hasan (Harvard), Anita Mahadevan-Jansen (Vanderbilt), Vasilis Ntziachristos (Munich)

2014: Johannes de Boer (Amsterdam), Paul French (London), Stas Emilianov (Texas)

2016: Matt O’Donnell (Seattle), David Boas (Harvard), Irina Larina (Baylor), Kishan Dholakia (St Andrews), Colin Shepperd (Genoa)

This year the summer school will be held in the picturesque Irish village of Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. Ballyvaughan boasts stunning views of Galway Bay and the Burren.

In addition to this, hands-on training will be provided in Photoacoustic Imaging and Optical Coherence Tomography.Image Type

For further information, please email

Download the Abstract Template here: BIGSS_2018_Abstract_Template

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