Program as of Mon Apr 21 04:36:48 PM CEST 2008

Sunday, April 13

16:00-18:10Opening Session - JST Sponsored ""Beyond the Limit Technology"" Session
SU-EV-PLEN (Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center)
O. Shimomura Discovery and evolution of GFP [PDF] [invited]
T. Wilson (University of Oxford) Making light work in microscopy [PDF] [invited]
A. Ben-Yakar (University of Texas at Austin) Two-photon luminescence imaging of cancer cells using gold nanorods in a miniaturized probe [PDF] [invited]
19:00-21:00Welcome Reception, Drinks and Snacks (Conservatory Garden)

Monday, April 14

08:30-09:50Plenary Session I - JST Sponsored ""Beyond the Limit Technology"" Session
MO-MO-PLEN (Main Hall)
H. Hamaguchi (The University of Tokyo) The Raman sepctroscopic signature of life and viability imaging of single living cells [PDF] [invited]
H. Shroff (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus) Technical and Biological Applications of Photoactivation Localization Microscopy (PALM) [PDF] [invited]
9:50-10:10Coffee Break (Event Hall)
10:10-12:10Parallel sessions
MO-MO-PAR-A High Resolution Microscopy I - JST Sponsored ""Beyond the Limit Technology"" Session (Main Hall)
S. Kawata (Osaka University) Imaging beyond the plasmonics: New aspects in tip-enhanced Raman microscopy [PDF] [invited]
C. Flors & J. Hotta & H. Uji-I & P. Dedecker & R. Ando & H. Mizuno & A. Miyawaki & J. Hofkens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) A stroboscopic approach for fast photoactivation-localization microscopy with Dronpa mutants: S-PALM [PDF]
P. Dedecker & J. Hotta & C. Flors & R. Ando & H. Mizuno & A. Miyawaki & J. Hofkens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) Subdiffraction imaging through the selective donut-mode depletion of the fluorescent protein Dronpa [PDF]
E.H. Rego & N. Kamps-Hughes & L. Winoto & G. Johansson & M.G.L. Gustafsson (University of California, San Francisco) Nonlinear structured-illumination microscopy with photoswitchable molecules [PDF]
O. Haeberlé (University of Haute-Alsace) Saturated structured subtraction microscopy (S3M) with theoretically unlimited resolution [PDF]
T. Yano & P. Verma & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University, Japan) Tip-pressurized Raman microscopy for molecular nano-imaging [PDF]
MO-MO-PAR-B Advance Optics & Microscopy I (Reception Hall B)
S. Ram & J. Chao & A. Abraham & E.S. Ward & R.J. Ober (University of Texas, Dallas) Resolving single molecules in two and three dimensions: how far can we go beyond Rayleigh's limit? [PDF]
M.R. Foreman & S.S. Sherif & P.R.T. Munro & P. Török (Imperial College London) Inverse problems in high numerical aperture focusing systems [PDF]
F. Massoumian & T. Mansouri & S. Alali (Sharif University of Technology) Solving the inverse problem of finding the incident field on a high aperture lens for a desired field at the focus of the lens using evolutionary algorithms [PDF]
S.H. Goh & C.J.R. Sheppard (National University of Singapore) High aperture focusing through a spherical interface: application to solid immersion lens (SIL) for subsurface imaging [PDF]
S. Vertu & J.-J. Delaunay & O. Haeberlé (University of Tokyo) Diabolo-shaped optical transfer function for microtomography with sample rotation [PDF]
P.R.T. Munro & C.A. Macías-Romero & P. Török (Imperial College London) Rigorous simulations of confocal microscopes imaging surface relief structures: Results [PDF]
MO-MO-PAR-C Optical Trapping, Manipulation and Laser Surgery (Amphitheater)
S.-Y. Tseng & L. Hsu (National Chiao Tung University) Transporting micro-particles by using optical line segments generated by holographic optical tweezers [PDF]
J. Ando & G. Bautista & K. Fujita & N.I. Smith & V.R. Daria (National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines) Optical trapping and surgery of living yeast cells using a single laser [PDF]
P.M.P. Lanigan & T. Ninkovic & O. Ces & D. Klug & M.A.A. Neil (Imperial College London) Optical trapping of smart nanoblobs for targeted nanodigestion of intracellular membrane proteins [PDF]
J. Glückstad (DTU Fotonik) Photonics Workstation [PDF]
H. Niioka & N.I. Smith & K. Fujita & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Department of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University) Femtosecond laser nano-ablation in fixed and non-fixed cultured cells [PDF]
T. Obara & Y. Igarashi & D. Wako & H. Tsubokawa & Y. Nakaoka & K. Hashimoto (Tohoku University) Fluorescent and tracking microscope system [PDF]
12:10-13:00Lunch Break (Event Hall)
13:00-14:00Posters, Coffee (Event Hall Lobby)
14:00-16:00Parallel sessions
MO-AF1-PAR-A High Resolution Microscopy II - JST Sponsored ""Beyond the Limit Technology"" Session (Main Hall)
S.W. Hell (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry) Breaking Abbe's barrier: fluorescence microscopy with diffraction-unlimited resolution [PDF] [invited]
J. Schröder & H. Benink & M. Dyba & G. Los (Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH) In vivo labeling method for nanoscale resolution microscopy [PDF]
E. Auksorius & B.R. Boruah & C. Dunsby & P.M.P. Lanigan & G.T. Kennedy & M.A.A. Neil & P.M.W. French (Physics Department, Imperial College London) STED microscopy with supercontinuum source, holographic PSF control and FLIM [PDF]
P. Peters & G.C. Cox & E.J. Harry (Unikversity of Sydney) Super-resolution imaging of Fts-Z in Bacillus subtilis during interphase and cell division [PDF]
M. Yamanaka & S. Kawano & K. Fujita & M. Kobayashi & S. Kawata (Osaka university) Spatial resolution improvement in confocal fluorescence microscopy by using saturated excitation [PDF]
S. Kawano & M. Yamanaka & K. Fujita & M. Kobayashi & N.I. Smith & S. Kawata (Department of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University) Imaging properties of saturated-excitation fluorescence microscopy [PDF]
MO-AF1-PAR-B Advance Optics & Microscopy II (Reception Hall B)
P. Török & C.A. Macías-Romero & P.R.T. Munro & A.S. van de Nes & M.R. Foreman (Imperial College London) High numerical aperture Müller matrix micro-polarimeter [PDF] [invited]
H.J. Huang & T.Y. Hsieh & C. Chou (National Yang-Ming University) Linear birefringence imaging by developed differential-phase polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography [PDF]
C. Preza & S.V. King & A.R. Linertun & C.J. Cogswell (The University of Memphis) Computational imaging for DIC microscopy: Current use in live-Cell imaging [PDF]
S. Mehta & C.J.R. Sheppard (National University of Singapore) Asymmetric illumination based differential phase contrast (AI-DPC) for full-field transmission imaging of phase information in biological specimens [PDF]
T.Y. Hsieh & H.J. Huang & C. Chou (National Yang-Ming University) Differential-phase optical Doppler tomography for fluid flow velocity measurement [PDF]
S.S. Kou & C.J.R. Sheppard (National University of Singapore) Three-dimensional quantitative phase imaging in DIC (differential inteference contrast) microscopy [PDF]
MO-AF1-PAR-C Microscopy to Investigate Cellular Biology (Amphitheater)
A. Cornea (Oregon National Primate research Center) 3D morphometric analysis of Golgi-stained neurons [PDF]
J. Goss & D. Toomre (Dept. Cell Biology, Yale Univ. School of Med.) Both daughter cells traffic and exocytose membrane at the cleavage furrow during mammalian cytokinesis [PDF]
M. Brameshuber & M. Moertelmaier & J. Weghuber & V. Ruprecht & H. Stockinger & G.J. Schütz (University Linz, Institute for Biophysics) A novel method for the stoichiometric analysis of molecular aggregates in living cells [PDF]
J. Plasek & B. Hoskova & Z. Burdikova & A. Pichova (Chatles University) Aging-related changes in S. Cerevisiae wild-type and RAS2val19 mutant cells [PDF]
J. Boulanger & A. Gidon & J. Salamero & J.B. Sibarita & C. Kervrann (Institut Curie UMR 144 CNRS) Repetitive and transient event detection in fluorescence video-microscopy [PDF]
P. Pocza & A. Falus & Z. Darvas (Semmelweis University) Locally generated elastin peptides increase invasive potential of melanoma cells dominantly by galectin-3 [PDF]
16:00-16:20Coffee Break (Event Hall)
16:20-18:00Parallel sessions
MO-AF2-PAR-A SHG Microscoy I (Main Hall)
S.-W. Chu & T.-M. Liu & C.-K. Sun (Department of Physics, National Taiwan University) Quantitative analysis of epi-collected second harmonic generation in biological tissues [PDF]
A.M. Raja & W. Sun & D.C.S. Tai & C.H. Kang & H. YU (National univ of Singapore / IBN) Improvement of second harmonic generation microscope using pulse compressor [PDF]
E.Y.S. Yew & C.J.R. Sheppard (National University of Singapore) Resolution of Bessel-Gauss radially polarized beams in second harmonic generation microscopy [PDF]
N.K. Balla & C.J.R. Sheppard (National University of Singapore) Gold nanoparticles as second harmonic contrast agents for imaging live cells [PDF]
A. Brocas & L. Jay & K. Singh & E. Mottay & I. Brunette & T. Ozaki (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique EMT) High-resolution Corneal imaging by second harmonic generation and third harmonic generation microscopy [PDF]
MO-AF2-PAR-B Cell Properties, Dynamics & Investigatory Techniques (Reception Hall B)
N.I. Smith & Y. Kumamoto & J. Ando & K. Fujita & S. Kawata (Osaka University) Cell contraction, signalling and action potentials evoked by femtosecond laser irradiation [PDF]
A.N. Searle & C. Genoud & J. Mancuso & B. Kraus (Gatan) Cell 3D structure at the ultrastructural level using serial block face scanning electron microscopy [PDF]
X. Gan & M. Gu (Swinburne University of Technology) Deformation of erythrocytes under near-field optical tweezers [PDF]
M.-T. Wei & H.D. Ou-Yang & A. Chiou (National Yang-Ming University) Probing visco-elastic properties of biological cells by oscillatory optical tweezers [PDF]
A. Esposito & T. Tiffert & J. Mauritz & J.B. Choimet & J.N. Skepper & V.L. Lew (University of Cambridge) Fluorescence techniques for the investigation of the homeostasis of malaria infected red blood cells [PDF]
MO-AF2-PAR-C Protein-Based Fluorescent Probes (Amphitheater)
A. Miyawaki & A. Sakaue-Sawano & R. Ando & H. Mizuno & T. Kogure & H. Kurokawa & M. Sugiyama & K. Sugimura (RIKEN Brain Science Institute) New fluorescent probes and new perspectives in bioscience [PDF] [invited]
W. Tomosugi & T. Matsuda & I. Kotera & K. Saito & T. Nagai (Hokkaido University) Development of a fluorescent protein with deep blue color [PDF]
T. Matsuda & A. Miyawaki & T. Nagai (Laboratory for Nanosystems Physiology, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University) Direct measurement of protein dynamics in single living cells using a rationally designed photo-convertible fluorescent protein [PDF]
I.-H. Kim & J. Nagel & B. Knerr & R. Eils & K. Rohr & S. Dietzel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Quantitative comparison of fluorescent signals created by GFP-tagging, immunostaining and fluorescence in situ hybridization from the same structure [PDF]
A. Seitz & T. Zimmermann & S. Terjung & R. Pepperkok (EMBL Heidelberg) Quantitative measurement of the YFP photoconversion to a CFP-like-species [PDF]
18:20-21:30Sponsors Sessions (with dinner & concert)
Leica Microsystems (Main Hall)
Olympus Corporation (Reception Hall B)
Nikon Corporation Instruments Company (Amphitheater)

Tuesday, April 15

08:30-09:50Plenary Session II - JST Sponsored ""Beyond the Limit Technology"" Session
TU-MO-PLEN (Main Hall)
T. Ando (Kanazawa University) High-speed AFM and video shooting of dynamic biomolecular processes [PDF] [invited]
L.V. Wang (Washington University (St. Louis)) Super-depth photoacoustic microscopy [PDF] [invited]
9:50-10:10Coffee Break (Event Hall Lobby)
10:10-12:10Parallel sessions
TU-MO-PAR-A SHG Microscopy II (Main Hall)
S.-Y. Chen & C.-K. Sun (National Taiwan University) In vivo imaging of human skin using harmonic generation microscopy [PDF]
T.-M. Liu & Y.-W. Lee & C.-F. Chang & S.-C. Yeh & C.-H. Wang & S.-W. Chu & C.-K. Sun (National Taiwan University) Second harmonic generation microscopy on the polyhedral inclusion bodies of nuclear polyhedrosis viruses [PDF]
M. Strupler & M. Hernest & T. Chastang & J.-L. Martin & P.-L. Tharaux & M.-C. Schanne-Klein (Ecole Polytechnique) Second harmonic microscopy to quantify renal interstitial fibrosis and arterial remodeling [PDF]
C.H. Kang & D.C.S. Tai & S. Xu & N. Tan & S.M. Chia & H. Yu (Institute of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology, A*STAR) Quantification of collagen in second harmonic imaging of liver fibrosis [PDF]
D.C.S. Tai & N. Tan & C.H. Kang & C.L. Chen & S.M. Chia & G.F. Xiao & W.X. Sun & H. Yu & A. Raja (Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology) Standardized quantification on liver fibrosis using second harmonic generation and two-photon microscopy [PDF]
V. Nucciotti & C. Stringari & L. Sacconi & F. Vanzi & M. Linari & G. Piazzesi & V. Lombardi & F.S. Pavone (European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy, University of Florence) Second harmonic generation imaging of structural dynamics in skeletal muscle fiber [PDF]
TU-MO-PAR-B Confocal Microscopy (Reception Hall B)
C.J.R. Sheppard & C.H. Wong & L.B. Liu & N.G. Chen (National University of Singapore) Focal Modulation Microscopy (FMM): A new method to increase penetration depth in confocal fluorescence [PDF] [invited]
G.J. Brakenhoff & L. Oomen & L. Brocks & K. Jalink & J.M. Zwier (University of Amsterdam) Quantitative image calibration for confocal fluorescence microscopy using thin reference layers and SIPchart based calibration procedures [PDF] [invited]
P. Lipp & K. Bell & J. Sheblee & L. Kaestner (Saarland University; Molecular Cell Biology) Variable pinholes improve kilobeam-array scanner for live cell imaging [PDF]
R.A. Hoebe & C.H. van Oven & W. de Vos & P. Zoon & S. Lambrechts & T.W.J. Gadella & C.J.F. van Noorden & E.M.M. Manders (University of Amsterdam) Controlled light exposure microscopy (CLEM) for prolonged live-cell imaging [PDF]
R.A. Hoebe & C.H. van Oven & C.J.F. van Noorden & E.M.M. Manders (Academic Medical Centre, UvA) Noise reduction in controlled light exposure microscopy (CLEM) [PDF]
V. Poher & G.T. Kennedy & H.B. Manning & D.M. Owen & P.M.W. French & M.A.A. Neil (Imperial College London) Method of improving the axial resolution and image contrast in a slit scanning confocal microscope [PDF]
TU-MO-PAR-C FCS/FRAP (Amphitheater)
M.E. van Royen & S.M. Cunha & M.C. Brink & A. Nigg & P.J. Verschure & H.J. Dubbink & J. Trapman & A.B. Houtsmuller (Erasmus MC) Simultaneous FRAP and FRET reveal compartmentalisation of androgen receptor protein-protein interactions in living cells [PDF]
M. Matsumoto & T. Sugiura & K. Minato (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) Critical-angle illumination for fluorescence correlation spectroscopy with electron-Multiplying CCD camera [PDF]
Ch. Wood & J. Huff & K. Kannan & W. Wiegraebe (Stowers Institute for Medical Research) Tools for genome wide fluctuation analysis of S. Cerevisiae [PDF]
F. Mueller & P. Wach & J.G. McNally (National Cancer Institute) FRAP anaylsis of binding: Improved procedures reveal major errors in previous approaches and suggest a common mode of transcription factor interaction with chromatin [PDF]
C. Gueudry & C. Favard & V. Fraisier & V. Racine & J. Salamero & J.B. Sibarita (Imaging Plateform, UMR144-CNRS, Institut Curie) Multimodal-FRAP imaging for analyzing living cell activity: Which technique for which application? [PDF]
J.W. Dobrucki & D. Trembecka & M. Kuzak (Jagiellonian University, Div. of Cell Biophysics) Quantitative FRAP - The role of photon flux and the limits imposed by cell photodamage [PDF]
TU-MO-PAR-D Development of Advanced Instruments 1 (Room 301)
E. Simbuerger & B. Zimmermann (Carl Zeiss MicroImaging) Multiphoton imaging with highly sensitive detector technology [PDF]
K. Weisshart (Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH) Assessing internal cell dynamics by raster scanning image correlation spectroscopy (RICS) [PDF]
B. Zimmermann & A. Bergter & R. Hessling (Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH) Advanced methods for spectral imaging and linear unmixing: Image aquisition, image processing and quality control [PDF]
T. Szellas (Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH) Answering biological questions beyond the Abbe limit - The Leica TCS STED [PDF]
R. Scott Young (Leica Microsystems) Solving the challenge of fluorescence [PDF]
T. Ode & T. Ota & M. Kobayashi (Nanophoton Corp) The fastest Raman imaging with line scanning technique [PDF]
12:10-13:00Lunch Break (Event Hall)
13:00-14:00Posters, Coffee (Event Hall Lobby)
14:00-15:40Parallel sessions
TU-AF1-PAR-A Raman / CARS Microscopy (Main Hall)
C.W. Freudiger & B.G. Saar & W.Y. Yang & X.S. Xie (Harvard University) Vibrational imaging of drug distributions in skin with CARS microscopy [PDF]
T. Minamikawa & M. Hashimoto & K. Fujita & S. Kawata & T. Araki (Osaka University) Realtime imaging of lipid bilayer vesicle with multi-focus CARS microscope [PDF]
C. Otto & A. Lenferink & V.V. Pully & H.W.J. van Manen (University of Twente) New Developments in Raman imaging of living cells [PDF]
K. Fujita & K. Hamada & N.I. Smith & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Osaka University) Raman microscopy for observation of cellular dynamics [PDF]
V.V. Pully & A. Lenferink & C. Otto (University of Twente) Time lapse Raman imaging of living cells [PDF]
TU-AF1-PAR-B Advanced Optics & Microscopy III (Reception Hall B)
R. Riesenberg & M. Kanka & Ch. Graulig (Institute of Photonic Technology) Synthetic aperture microscopy [PDF]
P. Bianchini & V. Caorsi & E. Ronzitti & P. Ramoino & A. Diaspro (Department of Physics, University of Genoa) White light laser (WLL) spectral confocal imaging [PDF]
R. Juskaitis & M.J. Booth & T. Wilson (University of Oxford) Spectral confocal reflection microscopy using a supercontinuum source [PDF]
T. Sugiura & K. Matsui & T. Kawahito & K. Yasaka (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) Brewster angle microscopy with high spatial resolution [PDF]
R.E. Connally & J.A. Piper (Macquarie University) A solid-state time-gated luminescence microscope with UV LED excitation and EM-CCD detection [PDF]
TU-AF1-PAR-C Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (Amphitheater)
F.J. Kao & V. Gukkasyan & P.Y. Lin (National Yang-Ming University) Cellular molecular dynamics revealed through autofluorescence and FLIM [PDF] [invited]
K. Greger & M. Neetz & E. Reynaud & E.H.K. Stelzer (EMBL Heidelberg) Dynamic 3D fLuorescence lifetime imaging using single plane illumination microscopy (SPIM-FLIM) [PDF]
H.-W. Guo & C.-T. Chen & Y.-H. Wei & O.K. Lee & V. Ghukasyan & F.J. Kao & H.-W. Wang (National Yang-Ming University) NADH fluorescence lifetime detects metabolic changes in the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) [PDF]
S.W. Botchway & A.G. Crisostomo & A.W. Parker & R.H. Bisby (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) Real-time cellular uptake of serotonin using fluorescence lifetime imaging with 2-photon excitation - A unique biological window [PDF]
V. Katsoulidou & C. Biskup & W. Becker (Becker & Hickl GmbH) Multi-wavelength FLIM by multidimensional TCSPC [PDF]
TU-AF1-PAR-D Electron Microscopy (Room 301)
A.V. Agronskaia & M.A. Karreman & B.M. Humbel & A.J. Verkleij & H.C. Gerritsen (Utrecht University) Integrated fluorescence and transmission electron microscopy [PDF]
A. Paiziev & V. Krakhmalev (Arifov Institute of Electronics Uzbek Academy of Science) Visualization of helical structure of cotton cell-Hairs under optical microscope [PDF]
B. Jodlowska-Jedrych & W. Matysiak & B. Kawka (Medical University of Lublin) The dentine of typical and atypical supplemental teeth in a scanning microscope [PDF]
K.S. Sim & C.P. Tso & W.K. Lim & L.W. Thong (Multimedia University) Iterative blind deconvolution algorithm for deblurring of scanning electron microscope images [PDF]
J. Greiser & W.F. Voorhout & R.H.M. Schoenmakers & A. Voigt & F. de Haas & A. Yakushevska (FEI Company) Xplore3D, a total solution for electron tomography [PDF]
15:40-16:00Coffee Break (Event Hall)
16:00-18:00Parallel sessions
TU-AF2-PAR-A Multiphoton Microscopy (Main Hall)
H.C. Bao & J. Allen & R. Pattie & R Vance & M. Gu (Swinburne University of Technology) In-vivo two-photon fluorescence endoscope with 475umx475um field of view [PDF]
J.L. Li & D. Day & M. Gu (Centre for Micro-Photonics, Swinburne University of Technology) Cancer cell imaging and photothermal therapy using gold nanorods [PDF]
G. McConnell (Centre for Biophotonics, University of Strathclyde) Ideal pulse-shapes for nonlinear microscopy: A theoretical study [PDF]
S. Kumazaki (Kyoto University) Simultaneous broadband fluorescence spectral imaging of a cyanobacterium and chloroplasts facilitated by line-scanning of multiphoton excitation pulses [PDF]
D.G. Reddy & P. Saggau (Baylor College of Medicine) Three-dimensional random-access multi-photon (3D ramp) microscopy for fast functional imaging of neuronal activity [PDF]
S. Zeng & L. Fu & Q. Luo (Britton Chance Center for Biomedical Photonics, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics) Random access two-photon microscope and its application in fast recording of neuronal activity [PDF]
TU-AF2-PAR-B Nanoparticles and Tracking (Reception Hall B)
A. Bruckbauer & P. James & D.-J. Zhou & J.W. Yoon & D. Excell & Y. Korchev & R. Jones & D. Klenerman (Cancer Research UK) Nanopipette delivery of individual molecules to cellular compartments for single-molecule fluorescence tracking [PDF]
S. Raimud & P. Prabhat & J. Chao & Z. Gan & C. Vaccaro & E.S. Ward & R.J. Ober (University of Texas, Dallas) 3D single molecule tracking in live cells with high spatial and temporal resolution: Endocytosis and exocytosis [PDF]
Y.-R. Chang & H.Y. Lee & K. Chen & C.-C. Chang & D.-S. Tsai & C.-C. Fu & H.-C. Chang & W. Fann (Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica) Three-dimensional tracking and two-photon imaging of single fluorescent nanodiamonds in biological cells [PDF]
C.-H. Lee & C.-C. Wang & H.-J. Jian (Academia Sinica) Particle movements and membrane deformations on a living cell measured by non-interferometric widefield optical profilometry [PDF]
J.P. Siebrasse & J. Ritter & R. Veith & U. Kubitscheck (University of Bonn) Single-molecule microscopy and SPIM of single nanoparticles and mRNA molecules in vivo [PDF]
G.A. Stanciu & R. Hristu & S.G. Stanciu (University Politehnica of Bucharest) Photoluminescence and third harmonic generation in semiconductor quantum dots investigated by laser scanning microscopy [PDF]
TU-AF2-PAR-C Microscopy to Investigate Subcellular Biology (Amphitheater)
A. Nakano (Molecular Membrane Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute) High-resolution live imaging of membrane trafficking: From the endoplasmic reticulum and through the golgi apparatus [PDF] [invited]
I. Grigoriev & S. Montenegro Gouveia & B. van der Vaart & J. Demmers & C.C. Hoogenraad & A. Akhmanova (Erasmus Medical Center) STIM1 is a microtubule plus end tracking protein involved in the extension of ER tubules [PDF]
M. Nishi & K. Hosokawa & K. Fujikawa & M. Kawata (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine) Signal transport from synapse to nucleus [PDF]
L. Plecita & M. Lessard & J. Santorova & J. Bewersdorf & P. Jezek (Institute of Physiology, Czech Academy of Sciences) Changes in mitochondrial network morphology of mammalian cells observed by 4pi microscopy [PDF]
H.D. Ou-Yang & J. Wang (Lehigh University) 4D Imaging of microtubule self-organization [PDF]
Z. Cvackova & M. Masata & D. Stanek & I. Raska (Institute of Cellular Biology and Pathology, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, and Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.) Do chromosomes "remember" their position in daughter cells? [PDF]
TU-AF2-PAR-D Development of Advanced Instruments 2 (Room 301)
H.Y. Lee & J.D. White & W.S. Fann (Yuan Ze University) High-speed low-Cost autocorrelator for single molecule flourescence correlation spectroscopy [PDF]
B. Kraemer & V. Buschmann & U. Ortmann & F. Koberling & A. Buelter & M. Patting & P. Kapusta & R. Erdmann (PicoQuant GmbH) Advanced FRET and FCS measurements with laser scanning microscopes based on time-resolved techniques [PDF]
B. Su & W. Becker (Becker & Hickl GmbH) Fast Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging [PDF]
I. Steinmetz (Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH) Confocal microscopy - from macro to nano: new solutions for varying needs in observation field and resolution [PDF]
H. Hirukawa & H. Nakayama & Y. Tanibata & Y. Kuwabara & J. Lu & M. Kuwata & T. Azuma & T. Iino (Yokogawa Electric Corporation) Advance in dual Nipkow disk confocaL [PDF]
R. Owen & C. Loebbe & J. Barner & H. Haschke (JPK Instruments AG) High performance atomic force microscopy (AFM) with true optical integration for transparent and non-Transparent samples [PDF]
18:30-21:30Sponsor Sessions (with dinner & concert)
Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH (Awaji Westin Hotel)

Wednesday, April 16

9:00-10:20Parallel sessions
WE-MO1-PAR-A Optics for 3D Fabrication, Investigation & Data Storage (Main Hall)
M. Gu (Swinburne University of Technology) Multi-photon excitation of nanoparticles in optical microscopy: Beyond 3-D optical data storage [PDF] [invited]
D. Day & K. Pham & M.L. Menting & J. Oliaro & D. Izon & S.M. Russell & M. Gu (Swinburne University of Technology) Microfabricated structures for imaging highly motile non-adherent cells [PDF]
J. Harris & G. Norris & E. Esposito & G. McConnell (University Of Strathclyde) Characterisation of periodically poled materials using multi-photon microscopy [PDF]
Y. Kawata & M. Miyamoto & M. Ito (Shizuoka University) Multilayered two-photon memory for terabyte data storage in the next generation [PDF]
WE-MO1-PAR-B Biomedical Insights from Microscopy (Reception Hall B)
S.C. Watkins & R.D. Salter & M. Bruchez & A. Waggoner (University of Pittsburgh) New tools for and novel observations of functional cellular communication in the immune system [PDF]
W. Matysiak & B. Jodlowska-Jedrych & E. Kifer-Wysocka & J. Romanowska-Sarlej & A. Czupich & K. Czerny (Medical University of Lublin) Coxib high doses affect renal corpuscles ultrastructural image [PDF]
P.J. Bernal & K. Leelavanichkul & C.M. St Croix (University of Pittsburgh) The use of contemporary optical imaging technologies to reveal molecular pathways regulating contractile events in the pulmonary vasculature [PDF]
S. Nishimura & M. Nagasaki & I. Manabe & T. Kadowaki & S. Sugiura & R. Nagai (University of Tokyo) In vivo molecular imaging revealed obese adipose tissue remodeling and malfunction in metabolic syndrome [PDF]
WE-MO1-PAR-C FRET (Amphitheater)
J. Lu & Z. Zhang & Q. Liu & S. Zeng & Q. Luo (Britton Chance Center fo Biomedical Optics) Visualization of beta-secretase cleavage in living cells using a genetically encoded surface-displayed fret probe [PDF]
F. Waharte & S. Miserey-Lenkei & B. Goud & S. Monnier & L. Heliot & J. Salamero (UMR144 CNRS, Institut Curie) Use of FRET/FLIM to look at multiple molecular interactions in living cells. Acquisitions and data set analyses [PDF]
C. Madeira & J.A.B. Ferreira & S.M. Andrade & G.J.M. Cabrita & S.M.B. Costa & E.P. Melo (Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering) Fluorescence studies of the pair CFP-YFP: FLIM-FRET in vitro studies and expression in neuronal cells to probe the prion protein at the cell surface [PDF]
E.J. McGhee & D.M. Grant & C.B. Talbot & J. McGinty & I. Munro & C. Dunsby & M.A.A. Neil & P.W.M. French (Imperial College London) High-speed wide-field optically sectioned FLIM and multiplexed FRET for live cell studies [PDF]
WE-MO1-PAR-D High Through-Put Screening, Microscopy & Protocols (Room 301)
D.A. Ball & S.E. Moody & J. Peccoud & J.J. Tyson (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute) Improving the throughput in high-content screening [PDF]
L. Kaestner & O. Müller & A. Flockerzi & S. Ruppenthal & A. Scholz & P. Lipp (Saarland University) Towards high content screening of primary cultured adult cardiac myocytes [PDF]
J. Jacak & J. Hesse & G. Regl & T. Eichberger & F. Aberger & A. Frischauf & L. Muresan & G.J. Schütz (Johannes Kepler University, Linz) RNA expression profiling at the single molecule level [PDF]
G. Stocker & M. Fischer & D. Rieder & G. Bindea & J.G. McNally & Z. Trajanoski (Graz University of Technology) iLAP: a novel work flow oriented approach for microscopy data management and protocol development [PDF]
10:20-10:40Coffee Break (Event Hall)
10:40-12:20Parallel sessions
WE-MO2-PAR-A SPIM / Structured Illumination (Main Hall)
E.H.K. Stelzer (EMBL Heidelberg) Light sheet based fluorescence microscopes (LSFM, SPIM, DSLM) are tools for a modern biology [PDF] [invited]
O. Gliko & P. Saggau (Baylor College of Medicine) High-speed two-dimensional standing wave microscopy [PDF] [invited]
P.F. Gardeazabal Rodriguez & E. Sepulveda & B. Dubertret & V. Loriette (Laboratoire d'Optique Physique, ESPCI - CNRS) Axial coding with 3D structured illumination [PDF]
P.J. Keller & E.H.K. Stelzer (EMBL Heidelberg) New perspectives for developmental biology with digital scanned laser light sheet microscopy (DSLM) [PDF]
S. Preibisch & T. Rohlfing & P. Tomancak (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics Dresden) Image analysis pipeline for efficient registration of multi-view SPIM microscopy data [PDF]
WE-MO2-PAR-B Adaptive Optics & Microscopy (Reception Hall B)
G. Saavedra & M. Martinez-Corral (Optics Department - Universitat de València) PSF engineering in 3D scanning microscopy [PDF] [invited]
M.J. Booth & D. Debarre & T. Wilson (University of Oxford) Adaptive optics for structured illumination microscopy [PDF]
C. Oriach-Font & F. Laguarta & C. Cadevall & R. Artigas & A. Pintó (Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development) Adaptive optics applied to deep 3D metrology [PDF]
E.J. Botcherby & M.J. Booth & R. Juskaitis & T. Wilson (University of Oxford) High speed focusing for high resolution microscopy [PDF]
T.T.J. DeVaney & W. Sax & F. Platzer (Medical University Graz) Correction of optical refraction artefacts in multiwell plates for live cell imaging [PDF]
WE-MO2-PAR-C 3D Cell Culture Techniques, Observation & Tissue Engineering (Amphitheater)
J. Han & H. Chang & G. Fontenay & B. Parvin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Segmentation of 3D cell culture models for high throughput studies [PDF]
J.Y. Cheng & M.H. Yen & C.T. Kuo & T.H. Young (Academia Sinica Taiwan) Long-term cell imaging in a microchamber with variablly controlled concentration gradient generation [PDF]
F. Pampaloni & M. Marcello & E.H.K. Stelzer (EMBL Heidelberg) Growth and differentiation of cells in physiological three-dimensional cell cultures [PDF]
K.J Kurzydlowski & W. Swieszkowski & R. Olkowski & C.X.F. Lam & D.W Hutmacher (Warsaw University of Technology) Application of 3D imaging techniques in development and evaluation of the tissue engineering products [PDF]
K. Miura (Centre for Molecular and Cellular Imaging, EMBL) Studying biological systems by imaging, simulation and patterning [PDF]
12:20-12:40Coffee Break (Event Hall)
12:40-13:30Closing Session
C.-K. Sun (National Taiwan University) In vivo optical biopsy based on least-invasive harmonic generation microscopy [PDF] [invited]
19:00-21:00Conference dinner & concert (sponsored by Leica Microsysytems)

Monday and Tuesday, April 14/15, 13:00-14:00

Optics & Microscopy I
H. Uji-i & A. Deres & A. Hermann & K. Müllen & J. Enderlein & J. Hofkens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) Defocus imaging of anisotropic rotational diffusion in a polymer thin film [PDF]
C. Moriguchi & C. Egami & Y. Kawata & M. Tsuchimori & O. Watanabe (Shizuoka University) Near-field fluorescence imaging for high-resolution imaging of biosamples [PDF]
K. Masui & A. Ono & Y. Saito & T. Ichimura & N. Hayazawa & P. Verma & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Department of Applied Physics,Osaka University) Active control of oxidation of a silicon cantilever for the characterization of silicon-based semiconductors [PDF]
G. Vicidomini & M.C. Gagliani & M. Canfora & K. Cortese & P. Bianchini & P. Boccacci & C. Tacchetti & A. Diaspro (LAMBS-MicroSCoBiO, DISI, University of Genoa) High-throughput and three-dimensional correlative light electron microscopy [PDF]
C. Song & M.K. Ahn & D.G. Gweon (KAIST) High resolution spectral domain optical coherence tomography with a broadband superluminescent diode laser source [PDF]
L. Chandler & A. Vigier & T. Komatsu (Horiba, Ltd) Pico-second fluorescence lifetime microscope system in the deep UV-visible (240nm - 850nm) using both time- and frequency-Domain time-resolved techniques [PDF]
Y. Sugawara & J. Mori & Y. Miyashita & H. Kasai & H. Oikawa & H. Nakanishi (FUJIFILM Corporation) Picosecond time-resolved fluorescence microscopy for organic nanoparticles [PDF]
J. Ma & Y. Lee & S. Kim & S. Cho & D. Kim (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology) Energy transfer dynamics and fluorescence lifetime imaging of deep blue organic light emitting diode [PDF]
E. Ronzitti & F. Cella & G. Vicidomini & A. Diaspro (University of Genoa) Studying the illumination puzzle towards an overall 3D improvement of optical resolution [PDF]
V.F. Canales & P.J. Valle & J.E. Oti & M.P. Cagigal (University of Cantabria) Resolution limits with pupil filters [PDF]
J.-S. Wu & L.-P. Yu & H.-F. Chang & H.-F. Yau & C. Chou (National Yang-Ming University) Reduce spherical aberration in a polarized photon-pairs confocal laser scanning microscope [PDF]
F. Cella & Z. Lavagnino & A. Diaspro (Department of Physics, University of Genoa) Scattering and non-linear effects in deep penetration multiphoton microscopy [PDF]
E. Esposito & K. Gardner & S. Keatings & E. Riis & G. McConnell (Centre for Biophotonics) Frequency doubled VECSEL for laser scanning confocal microscopy [PDF]
A. Palonpon & T. Ichimura & Y. Saito & T. Yano & P. Verma & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University) Chemical contribution to surface-enhanced hyper-Raman scattering by halide ions [PDF]
J. Qin & N. Umeda (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) 3-D mapping of molecular orientation of LC thin film by scanning near-field birefringence microscopy [PDF]
X. Yu & Y. Araki & N. Umeda (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) Measurement of nano-particles size by evanescent interference field with conventional optical microscope [PDF]
Microscopy in Biological Applications I
Y. Kumamoto & N.I. Smith & S. Kawata (Graduate school of engineering, Osaka University) Driving and damping heart muscle cells by pulsed laser and electrical stimulation [PDF]
H. Miyoshi & T. Sugiura & K. Minato (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) Cell response measurement by mechanical stimulation with an optically manipulated microbead [PDF]
O. Faivre & M. Thomas & B. Hedwig (University of Cambridge) Applications of a programmable array microscope (PAM) to neurobiological experiments [PDF]
D. Mazza & K. Braeckmans & F. Cella & I. Testa & A. Diaspro (LAMBS-Microscobio - Physics Department - University of Genoa) Intracellular 3-D Diffusion as probed with two-photon laser scanning FRAP [PDF]
K. Hovnanyan & E. Arustamyan & A. Tarasov & N. Demichev & V. Podgornov & K. Karageuzyan (Institute of Molecular biology NAS RA) Ultrastructural analysis of the bones chondromahondromas after cryoapplication [PDF]
L. Kaestner & P. Lipp & D. von Gegerfelt & H. Karlsson & E. Illy & J. Hellström (Saarland University) Novel 515nm DPSS-laser stimulates fluorescence microscopy [PDF]
K. Sunley & T. Tharmalingam & M. Butler (University of Manitoba) In situ imaging of mammalian cells within macroporous microcarriers [PDF]
R. Dzijak & M. Kahle & P. Hozak (Institute of Molecular Genetics) The IQ motif drives the nuclear translocation of nuclear myosin I [PDF]
K. Ogasawara & K. Yamada & N. Hatugai & I. Hara-Nishimura & M. Nishimura (National Institute for Basic Biology) Comparative studies on constitutive and indusible ER bodies in wounded cotyledon of Arabidopsis thaliana [PDF]
W. Yu & S. Hariharan & L. Hwee Kuan & S. Ahmed (Institute of Medical Biology) An automated approach to measure neurite outgrowth using high content imaging [PDF]
E. Lin & V. Hung & G.F. Tibbits (Simon Fraser University) Distribution patterns of the Na+-Ca2+ exchanger and caveolin-3 in developing rabbit cardiomyocytes [PDF]
X. Tekpli & L. Huc & J. Lacroix & M. Rissel & M. Poët & R. Primault & M.T. Dimanche-Boitrel & D. Lagadic-Gossmann (University of Rennes 1, France) Regulation of Na+/H+ exchanger 1 allosteric balance by its localization in cholesterol- and caveolin-rich membrane microdomains [PDF]
J. Itoh & K. Miyajima & S. Takekoshi & K. Kakimoto & R.Y. Osamura (Tokai University School of Medicine) Three-dimensional imaging of tumor angiogenesis in estrogen-induced Pituitary Prolactinoma and its inhibitory effect by anti-VEGF antibody in Fischer 344 rats [PDF]
P. Bianchini & G. Vicidomini & J. Janacek & L. Kubinova & A. Diaspro (LAMBS, MicroScoBio, University of Genoa) Orientation of collagen fibers in tendons by second harmonic generation microscopy [PDF]
L. Sacconi & R.P. O'Connor & A. Jasaitis & A. Masi & M. Buffelli & F.S. Pavone (University of Florence, LENS) In vivo multi-photon nanosurgery on cortical neurons: Focusing on network organization [PDF]
M.-H. Chen & W.-L. Chen & C.-Y. Dong (School of Dentistry, College of medicine, National Taiwan University) Multiphoton excitation micorsocopy imaging of the tooth [PDF]
Optics & Microscopy II
M.K. Ahn & I.C. Song & S.W. Lee & D.G. Gweon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Development of high content screening confocal microscope connected to detection components with multi-mode fiber [PDF]
J. Ahn & T.J. Kim & D.G. Gweon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) A study on improvement of efficiency to enhance the contrast for confocal microendoscope with GRIN probe [PDF]
T.J. Kim & D.G. Gweon (KAIST) Simultaneous improvement of lateral and axial resolution of structured illumination confocal scanning microscopy [PDF]
C.-H. Lien & T.-Y. Tseng & T.-F. Wang & C. Wang & A. Chiou (National Yang Ming University) Probing the interaction of RecA and RecA-ssDNA with dsDNA via photonics force microscopy [PDF]
B.S. Chun & T.J. Kim & H. Yoo & S.W. Lee & D.G. Gweon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Effect of scattering coefficient on the axial resolution of reflectance confocal microscopy in turbid media [PDF]
J. Ramirez-Castellanos & M. Parras & J.M. Gonzalez-Calbet & D. Mestre & P. Hidalgo & A. Cremades & J. Piqueras (Universidad Complutense) Structural defects and physical properties in sintered SnO2 [PDF]
M. Parras & L. Miranda & J. Ramirez-Castellanos & M. Hernando & K. Boulahya & A. Varela & J.M. Gonzalez-Calbet (Universidad Complutense) HREM identification of 2H BA-Mn-M-O (M: Ti, Fe, Co) related polytypes [PDF]
H. Yoshikawa & S. Nakanishi & S. Shoji & S. Kawata (Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University) Size dependent transition temperature of polymer nano-wires fabricated by two-photon polymerization [PDF]
S. Shoji & S. Nakanishi & H.B. Sun & Z. Sekkat & S. Kawata (Osaka University) Evaluation of two-photon polymerization reaction with confocal Raman microscopy [PDF]
M. Kawashima & S. Nakashima & T. Ota & M. Igisu & T. Komiya & S. Maruyama (Osaka University) Raman and IR imaging of spheroidal microfossils from Doushantuo formation [PDF]
T. Rodgers & S. Shoji & S. Kawata (Osaka University) Selective aggregation of metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes by laser trapping [PDF]
M.A. Ramirez Cruz & F. Sanchez Sinencio & A. Cruz Orea & E. Higueras (ESFM-IPN, Unidad Profesional Adolfo López Mateos) An analytical model experimental and theoretical study of processes steady sound in devices thermoacoustic engines [PDF]
M.A. Ramirez Cruz & C. Vazquez Lopez (ESIME-IPN, Unidad Profesional, Zacatenco, Mexico) Optical and electrical characterization of AlxGa1-xAs /GaAs layers grown by MOCVD using different precursors [PDF]
D. Armstrong & M.F. Arrigoni (Coherent Inc.) Advances in lasers for multiphoton excitation microscopy [PDF]
Y. Saito & M. Kobayashi & D. Hiraga & K. Fujita & S. Kawata (Osaka University) Z-polarization sensitive detection for flexible Raman polarizability measurements [PDF]
H. Noh & Y.-J. Yu & W. Bak & G.S. Jeon & H.-R. Noh & Y. Arakawa & W. Jhe (Seoul National University) Near-field photoluminescence of bonding and anti-bonding states of laterally coupled quantum dots [PDF]
Microscopy in Biological Applications II
Y. Harada & K. Nakano & Y. Yamaoka & K. Miyawaki & K. Imaizumi & H. Takaoka & M. Nakaoka & T. Takamatsu (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine) Analysis of the origin of autofluorescence in the rat colon by using combined SHG and two-photon microscopy [PDF]
M. Ogawa & Y. Harada & T. Takamatsu (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine) Imaging of myocardial infarct by resonance Raman analysis [PDF]
K. Hamada & K. Fujita & N.I. Smith & Y. Inouye & S. Kawata (Department of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University) Resonant Raman imaging of cytochrome C in living cells [PDF]
R. Cicchi & D. Massi & S. Sestini & V. De Giorgi & T. Lotti & F.S. Pavone (LENS and Department of Physics, University of Florence) Multiphoton imaging of biological tissues [PDF]
K. Ashida & K. Yoshiki & T. Araki & M. Hashimoto (Graduate School of Engineering Science Osaka University) Second harmonic generation imaging of self-assembled monolayers by radially polarized beam excitation [PDF]
Y. Ohsugi & M. Kinjo (Hokkaido University) Lateral diffusion of membrane-binding proteins in living cells analyzed by multi-point total internal reflection fluorescence correlation spectroscopy [PDF]
K. Hibino & Y. Sako (RIKEN) Single-molecule imaging analysis of interactions and conformational changes of signaling molecules in living cells [PDF]
M. Hiroshima & Y. Sako (RIKEN) High-resolution analysis of hierarchical clustering of epidermal growth factor receptor in the cell membrane [PDF]
T. Fujino & K. Hirota & K. Ohta & T. Tahara (Tokyo Metropolitan University) In-cell viscosity measurements by femtosecond fluorescence up-conversion microscopy [PDF]
J. Moreau & A.C. Boccara & A. Dubois (Institut d'Optique Graduate School) Spectroscopic full-field optical coherence tomography [PDF]
A. Chmyrov & J. Widengren & Ch. Eggeling & P.-Å. Löfdahl & C. Seidel (Royal Institute of Technology) Strategies to improve photostabilities in ultrasensitive fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging [PDF]
S.W. Botchway & R.H. Bisby & A.G. Crisostomo & A.W. Parker (University of Salford) Intracellular imaging of neuropharmacological drugs using fluorescence lifetime multiphoton microscopy [PDF]
B.-J. Chang & C.-K. Huang & S.-Y. Chiang (National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center) Two-photon fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and its application in the interactions of biomolecules [PDF]
M.K. Hossain & Y. Kitahama & V.P. Biju & G. Haung & A. Ikehata & T. Kaneko & T. Itoh & Y. Ozaki (Kwansei Gakuin University) Gold nano-assembly: A quest to biomolecular detection [PDF]
D. Gruenwald & S.M. Shenoy & R.H. Singer (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) Calibrating excitation light fluxes for quantitative imaging in cell biology [PDF]
A. Dlaskova & L. Hlavata & J. Jezek & P. Jezek (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Monitoring of complex I superoxide generation by use of confocal microscopy [PDF]
X. Levecq & J. Ballesta & S. Bucourt & M. Semenou (Imagine Optic) Introducing adaptive optics in microscopy applications [PDF]
J. Yang & T. Hori & P. Dedecker & H. Uji-i & J. Hofkens & A. Osuka & D. Kim (Yonsei University) Excitation energy migration processes in cyclic porphyrin arrays probed by single molecule spectroscopy [PDF]