Topics for Conferences
Optical Bioimaging
  • Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Optical Diffuse Tomography
  • Biomedical Spectroscopy and Microscopy
  • Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences
  • Modalities for Molecular Imaging


  • Optical nanomanipulation in biophotonics
  • Ultrahigh-resolution optical microscopy
  • Lab-on-a-chip photonics
  • Nanoparticle-assisted imaging and treatment
  • Nano-optical tools and methods for biophotonics and biomedical optics
  • Quantum-dot structures for biomedical applications
  • Nanosensors and nanoprobes
  • Genetically engineered probes


  • New approaches to functional brain imaging
  • Optical imaging of brain at work
  • Modeling of neurons and synapses for functional networks
  • Models of system level phenomena: activity patterns, synchronization and control
Topics for Workshops
Russian-Japanese Workshop "Neuroimaging and Neurodynamics"
  • Optical neuroimaging and live cell imaging:

    Calcium and voltage imaging
    Subcellular imaging: axons, dendrites, spines
    Imaging of cell populations: neurons and glia

  • Neuronal information processing systems

Terahertz Imaging and Diagnostics

  • Terahertz imaging
  • Terahertz near-field imaging
  • Terahertz biomolecular spectroscopy
  • Terahertz detection of dangerous drugs and atmospheric pollution

Photonics in Cancer Management

  • Bioimaging for cancer diagnostics
  • Photodynamic diagnostics (PDD) and treatment (PDT)
  • Lasers in cancer management