Focus on Microscopy 1999, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Conference Programme - Details

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Date Time Event / Talk Speaker Location
Sunday, 11th 17:00 - 18:30 Registration Drinks Operon - Foyer
  18:30 - 18:45 Welcome G.F. Brakenhoff
Ernst H.K. Stelzer
Operon
  18:45 - 19:30 Opening Lecture
Chromosome dynamics in living human cells
Kevin F. Sullivan Operon
  19:30 - 20:15 Carl Zeiss & Royal Microscopical Society - Ernst Abbe Lecture Heinz Gundlach
Kai Simons
Ernst H.K. Stelzer
Operon
  20:15 - 22:00 Get Together Party Buffet Operon - Foyer
         
Monday, 12th 09:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session    
  09:00 - 09:45 Multi-photon fluorescence microscopy: a new window into brain Winfried Denk Operon
  09:45 - 10:30 Multiphoton Microscopy: pushing the limits of speed and resolution Stefan W. Hell Operon
         
  10:30 - 11:00 Break Coffee Operon - Foyer
         
  11:00 - 12:30 Plenary Session    
  11:00 - 11:45 Cellular response to ultrashort laser pulses in multiphoton microscopes Karsten König Operon
  11:45 - 12:30 3D-microscopy with vibrational contrast: Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) Andreas Zumbusch Operon
         
  12:30 - 14:00 Lunch   Canteen
         
  14:00 - 15:40 Parallel Sessions    
    Instrumentation - Chair: G.J. Brakenhoff    
  14:00 - 14:20 Development of a high speed, high resolution confocal system, using multibeam scanning Terry Mc Cann Large Operon
  14:20 - 14:40 CARS microscopy: non-linear optical spectroscopy at high spatial resolution Michiel Müller Large Operon
  14:40 - 15:00 Tomographic Interference Microscopy of Living Cells Gennady Vishnyakov Large Operon
  15:00 - 15:20 High-resolution cytometry of FISH-stained interphase nuclei Michal Kozubek Large Operon
  15:20 - 15:40 Confocal Theta Microscopy: what it is and how it works Jim Swoger Large Operon
    Image Processing - Chair: Andres Kriete    
  14:00 - 14:20 Multi-image-stack browser: navigation through n-dimesional data sets from confocal laser scanning microscopy Werner Zuschratter Small Operon
  14:20 - 14:40 Spectral volume visualization of multi parameter microscopic data Herke Jan Noordmans Small Operon
  14:40 - 15:00 Visualization of nonisotropic spaced microscopic volume data Felix Margadant Small Operon
  15:00 - 15:20 Measurement of center line position and diameter of line-structures in 3D biological and medical images Geert Streekstra Small Operon
  15:20 - 15:40 3D Nomarski DIC imaging made possible using local energy and neural net feature extraction techniques Carol Cogswell Small Operon
    Biological Applications - Chair: Heinz Gundlach    
  14:00 - 14:20 Beta-2-adrenergic ligands and receptor quantity alter the cellular distribution of GS-alpha protein Alp Can R 202
  14:20 - 14:40 Three-dimensional microscopy of the Chlamydomonas flagellar cytoskeleton Guy Cox R 202
  14:40 - 15:00 Imaging of in situ DNA sensitivity to denaturation during the cell cycle by confocal microscopy Jurek Dobrucki R 202
  15:00 - 15:20 The use of albumin as drug carrier in the treatment of cancer Andreas Wunder R 202
  15:20 - 15:40 Correlative microscopy applied to microbial biofilm research Robert Palmer R 202
         
  15:40 - 16:10 Break Coffee Operon Foyer
         
  16:10 - 17:50 Parallel Sessions    
    Multiphoton Technology - Chair: Winfried Denk    
  16:10 - 16:30 Three-dimensional third-harmonic generation (THG) imaging in biological specimens and materials Michiel Müller Large Operon
  16:30 - 16:50 Imaging properties of high aperture multiphoton fluorescence microscopes Peter Török Large Operon
  16:50 - 17:10 Two-photon fluorescence microscopy through tissue-like turbid media Min Gu Large Operon
  17:10 - 17:30 Confocal two-photon excitation fluorescence microscopy for real-time imaging Katsumasa Fujita Large Operon
  17:30 - 17:50 Ca2+ imaging with pico- and femtosecond two-photon excitation: signal and photodamage Helmut J. Koester Large Operon
    Live Cell Microscopy - Chair: Daniele Zink    
  16:10 - 16:50 Dynamics of chromatin condensation in living cells Eric Manders Small Operon
  16:50 - 17:10 Illuminating cellular structure and function in the early secretory pathway Rainer Pepperkok Small Operon
  17:10 - 17:30 Confocal fluorescence recovery after photobleaching of GFP-tagged DNA repair proteins in living cells Adrian Houtsmuller Small Operon
  17:30 - 17: 50 The analysis of splicing snRNP localization and trafficking in living cells using GFP-protein fusions Judith Sleeman Small Operon
    Advanced Optical Methods - Chair: Ernst-Ludwig Florin    
  16:10 - 16:30 Vibrational-infrared near-field microscopy Fritz Keilmann R 202
  16:30 - 16:50 Multi-angle evancescent wave microscopy Alexander Rohrbach R 202
  16:50 - 17:10 Improvement of transversal resolution by lateral modulation Rainer Heintzmann R 202
  17:10 - 17:30 In vivo imaging of cells in the photonic force microscope tapping mode Ernst H.K. Stelzer R 202
         
  18:00 Dinner   Canteen
         
Tuesday, 13th 09:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session    
  09:00 - 09:45 Investigating the functional architecture of cell nuclei by live cell microscopy Daniele Zink Operon
  09:45 - 10:30 Deconvolution and nonlinear optimization for near-field microscope images Satoshi Kawata Operon
         
  10:30 - 11:00 Break Coffee Operon - Foyer
         
  11:00 - 12:30 Plenary Session    
  11:00 - 11:45 2D/3D deconvolution for subpixel resolution with the scanning laser ophthalmoscope Timothy Holmes Operon
  11:45 - 12:30 An image quality measure for 3-D image restoration Andres Kriete Operon
         
  12:30 - 13:30 Lunch   Canteen
         
  13:30 - 15:30 Poster Session   R 202
         
  15:30 - 16:00 Break Coffee Operon Foyer
         
  16:00 - 17:20 Parallel Sessions    
    Instrumentation - Chair: Tony Wilson    
  16:00 - 16:20 Characterising high quality objective lenses Rimas Juskaitis Large Operon
  16:20 - 16:40 Characterization of an Optical Sectioning Programmable Array Microscope Quentin Hanley Large Operon
  16:40 - 17:00 Axial apodizing filters in confocal microscopy Colin Sheppard Large Operon
  17:00 - 17:20 Investigation in 4 dimensions: new approaches for confocal microscopy implemented on Zeiss LSM 510 Ronald Wendenburg Large Operon
    2D/3D Image Processing - Multiphoton Applications Chair: Timothy Holmes    
  16:00 - 16:20 Image deconvolution and restoration in 4Pi confocal microscopy Matthias Nagorni Small Operon
  16:20 - 16:40 Image restoration in two-photon and 4Pi/two-photon fluorescence microscopy Hans van der Voort Small Operon
  16:40 - 17:00 Time-resolved analysis and visualization of dynamic processes in living cells Roland Eils Small Operon
  17:00 - 17:20 3D photochromic memory with Erbium-doped fiber laser and reflection contrast Satoshi Kawata Small Operon
         
  16:00 - 16:20

Room 202 is available for further poster discussions

R 202
  16:20 - 16:40 R 202
  16:40 - 17:00 R 202
  17:00 - 17:20 R 202
         
  17:45 Conference Dinner    
         
Wednesday, 14th 09:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session    
  09:00 - 09:45 A phase-shifiting white light interference microscope Colin Sheppard Operon
  09:45 - 10:30 Scanning polarised light microscopy Tony Wilson Operon
         
  10:30 - 11:00 Break Coffee Operon - Foyer
         
  11:00 - 12:30 Plenary Session    
  11:00 - 11:45 Near real time X-ray cone-beam microtomography Ping Chin Cheng Operon
  11:45 - 12:30 Spatio-temporal photobleaching and photoactivation profiles using single and two photon excitation Ulrich Kubitscheck Operon
         
  12:30 - 14:00 Lunch   Canteen
         
  14:00 - 15:40 Parallel Sessions    
    Live Cell Microscopy - Chair: Philippe Bastiaens    
  14:00 - 14:20 GFP-Rab6 defines a new Golgi to ER retrograde transport phatway in live cells Jamie White Large Operon
  14:20 - 14:40 Approaches towards 4D microscopy of GFP fusion proteins in Dictyostelium discoideum Timo Zimmermann Large Operon
  14:40 - 15:00 Trafficking of viral/cellular proteins in living cells revealed by sensitive real time fluorescence microscopy Markus Neumann Large Operon
  15:00 - 15:20 Identification of tubular-saccular organelles as carriers between golgi and plasma membrane Roman S Polishchuk Large Operon
  15:20 - 15:40 Dynamics of newly born secretory granules Hans-Hermann Gerdes Large Operon
    Near Field Micros./Optical Trapping - Chair: Satoshi Kawata    
  14:00 - 14:20 Laser microdissection and laser pressure catapulting: a versatile technique in molecular biology and medicine Karin Schütze Small Operon
  14:20 - 14:40 Micromanipulation by light and image processing for the observation of single molecule reactions Karl Otto Greulich Small Operon
  14:40 - 15:00 Optical trapping of Rayleigh-Debye particles Alexander Rohrbach Small Operon
  15:00 - 15:20 Three-dimensional high-resolution particle tracking for optical tweezers by forward scattered light Arnd Pralle Small Operon
  15:20 - 15:40 Mechanical properties of single molecules studied by three-dimensional position fluctuation analysis Ernst Ludwig Florin Small Operon
    2D/3D image processing - Chair: Hans van der Voort    
  14:00 - 14:20 Experimental imaging properties in two-photon excitation microscopy and in-depth image restoration Kees de Grauw R 202
  14:20 - 14:40 Methods of digital measurement of tooth surface and occlusion Ian Harper R 202
  14:40 - 15:00 Quantitative analysis of microstructures from 3-D fluorescence confocal images Geert van Kempen R 202
  15:00 - 15:20 A multi-purpose imaging approach to fully automated chromosome analysis visualized by multicolor FISH (MFISH) Kaan Saracoglu R 202
  15:20 - 15:40 Reconstruction of experimental axialtomographic data from a confocal microscope Rainer Heintzmann R 202
         
  15:40 - 16:10 Break Coffee Operon Foyer
         
  16:10 - 17:50 Parallel Sessions    
    Optical Theory - Chair: Colin Sheppard    
  16:10 - 16:30 Theoretical modelling of a novel wavefront sensor for confocal microscopy Martin Booth Large Operon
  16:30 - 16:50 Controlling the illuminating pupil of a confocal microscope for aberration correction and "super-resolution" Mark Neil Large Operon
  16:50 - 17:10 A novel method to calculate gain factors of setups with a large soid angle Stephan Grill Large Operon
  17:10 - 17:30 Tunable 3D superresolution by annular binary filters. Application to confocal microscopy Manuel Martinez-Corral Large Operon
    Instrumentation - Chair: Stefan Hell    
  16:10 - 16:30 Narrow-field and wide-field imaging techniques in Video-Confocal Microscopy Pier Alberto Benedetti Small Operon
  16:30 - 16:50 4Pi-Multifocal Multiphoton Microscopy Martin Schrader Small Operon
  16:50 - 17:10 Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy in biology: visualisation of biomedical reactions in the cell Philippe Bastiaens Small Operon
  17:10 - 17:30 Time-gated fluorescence microscopy in cellular biology Herbert Schneckenburger Small Operon
  17:30 - 17:50 Spectral presicion distance microscopy: requirements and application to human chromosome structure analysis Peter U. Edelmann Small Operon
    Live Cell Microscopy - Chair: Eric Manders    
  16:10 - 16:30 Dynamics of intracellular granules with CD63-GFP in rat basophilic leukemia cells Mamoru Nakanishi R 202
  16:30 - 16:50 Correlative light-electron microscopic identification of Golgi-to-plasma membrane carriers Alexander Mironov R 202
  16:50 - 17:10 Correlative microscopy of transfected and virus infected cells Thomas Baechi R 202
  17:10 - 17:30 Imaging of live PC12 and bovine chromaffin cells by multifocal multiphoton microscopy Phillip Holroyd R 202
  17:30 - 17:50 Observation of fluorescent probes in intracellular structures using FCS Jörg Langowski R 202
         
  18:00 Dinner   Canteen
         
Thursday, 15th 09:00 - 10:20 Parallel Sessions    
    Instrumentation - Chair: Ulrich Kubitschek    
  09:00 - 09:20 CCDiode II: bringing the readout noise down James Pawley Large Operon
  09:20 - 09:40 Tomographic imaging of cryogenic biological specimens with the x-ray microscope at BESSY Daniel Weiß Large Operon
  09:40 - 10:00 Measurement of thin coatings in the confocal microscope Guy Cox Large Operon
  10:00 - 10:20 Two-photon three-dimensional optical data storage under continuous wave illumination Min Gu Large Operon
    Multiphoton Technology/Application - Chair: Karsten König    
  09:00 - 09:20 Two photon microscopy of fluorescent dyes for cell physiology using a turn-key, low power infra-red laser Roland Nitschke Small Operon
  09:20 - 09:40 Two-photon optical beam induced current imaging of InGaN blue LEDs Fu-Jen Kao Small Operon
  09:40 - 10:00 Two photon excitation application to energy transfer Irina Majoul Small Operon
    Live Microscopy Medicine - Chair: Christoph Cremer    
  09:00 - 09:20 Confocal Imaging of Dental Material Maturation and Monitoring Lip Changes in Crohns Disease Tim Watson R 202
  09:20 - 09:40 Cytoplasmic and nuclear calcium signalling in human microvascular endothelial cells E. Marion Schneider R 202
  09:40 - 10:00 In vivo confocal: I. On-line 3-dimensional imaging of the cornea H. Dwight Cavanagh R 202
  10:00 - 10:20 In vivo confocal: II. Thickness and light scattering measurements in eyes James Jester R 202
         
  10:20 - 10:45 Break Coffee Operon - Foyer
         
  10:45 - 12:15 Plenary Session    
  10:45 - 11:30 Spectral precision distance microscopy in human genome 3D-nanostructure analysis Christoph Cremer Operon
  11:30 - 12:15 Control of microtubule dynamics in Xenopus egg extracts Anthony A. Hyman Operon
         
  12:15 Closing Ceremony   Operon
         
  13:00 - 14:15 Lunch   Canteen
         
  14:15 The End    

 

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