• Photonics West
    How to Participate
    Preview Week January
    Best Paper Awards
    Plenary Sessions
    Special Events
    Industry Program
    Quantum West
    Photonics West Marketplace
    BiOS Marketplace
    Other Information:
    SPIE Event Policies
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Photonics West Exhibitors
    For BiOS Expo Exhibitors
Digital Forum
Online Only
6 - 11 March 2021
Search Program:  go
Print PageEmail PageView My Schedule

BiOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference

SPIE BIOS is the most important biomedical optics conference in the field.

Photonics West Digital Forum 6 - 11 March 2021
Attend SPIE BiOS, the most important biomedical optics conference in the field. Topics include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, and nanophotonics.

This event is transitioning to an online, digital forum. The digital program is being developed and details will be posted as they become available.

Registration information

Registration + pricing
available now

Presentations and
Manuscripts Due

12 February 2021

Author information

Photonics West Digital Forum technical topics

Browse the 2021 BiOS technical presentations covering cutting-edge research. The BiOS program is organized into six technical tracks and four application tracks to help you easily locate the presentations that are most interesting and applicable to you. 

2021 BiOS technical tracks

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
Browse program  ›

Check out the BiOS Digital Marketplace

Attend the BiOS Digital Marketplace

The BiOS conference coincides with the BiOS Digital Marketplace,
the world's leading biomedical optics and biophotonics event
—a perfect complement to the conference program.

BiOS 2021 Symposium Chairs

Jennifer Barton, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Jennifer Barton
The Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Wolfgang Drexler, Medical Univ. of Vienna (Austria)

Wolfgang Drexler
Medical Univ. of Vienna (Austria)

BiOS 2021 Program Track Chairs

Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
Eva M. Sevick, The Univ. of Texas Health Science Ctr. at Houston (United States)

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia Univ. (United States)

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

Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
E. Duco Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Jessica C. Ramella-Roman, Florida International 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)

Paras Prasad, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
Ewa M. Goldys, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)

Proceedings of SPIE

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. 

Receive email updates about SPIE Photonics West

Visibility for your research