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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
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BIOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference

With 2,400 papers and presentations, SPIE BiOS 2018 is the most important biomedical optics conference you can attend in 2018.

Attend SPIE BiOS 2018. With 2,400 papers and presentations, SPIE BiOS 2018 is the most important biomedical optics conference you can attend in 2018.

Topics include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, and nano/biophotonics.

Browse the BiOS 2018 online program

Important Dates

Manuscripts Due
5 January 2018

Registration Prices
increase after 12 January

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Topics include

Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Clinical Technologies and Systems
Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
Nano/Biophotonics
BRAIN
Translational Research
3D Printing
View all tracks and papers

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BiOS Hot Topics and Plenary Talks. Don't miss Saturday evening Hot Topics; the Neurophotonics Plenary on Sunday afternoon; the Stefan Hell Plenary on Sunday evening, and the Bionanophotonics plenary on Monday
Technical events that include the Translational Research Lunchtime Forum, FDA Policies and Procedures, NIH special session
Student event: Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics 3-Minute Poster Presentations
BiOS Expo (Saturday and Sunday)
Photonics West Exhibition (Tuesday to Thursday)

BiOS 2018 Symposium Chairs

James G. Fujimoto,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

James G. Fujimoto,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)

R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

BiOS 2018 Program Track Chairs

Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Rafael Yuste, Columbia Univ. (United States)
David Boas, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (United States)

Clinical Technologies and Systems
Tuan Vo Dinh, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke Univ. (United States)
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)

Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
Steven L. Jacques, Oregon Health & Science Univ. (United States

Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
Ammasi Periasamy, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Daniel L. Farkas, Univ. of Southern California (United States) and SMI (United States)

Nano/Biophotonics
Paras Prasad, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)
Dan V. Nicolau, McGill Univ. (Canada)

SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 

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