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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
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BiOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference

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

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SPIE BiOS is 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.

Registration and the Advance Program PDF will be available in October.

Review the 2020 papers

Author Notification
30 September 2019

Registration opens
October 2019

Manuscripts Due
8 January 2020

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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
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Don't miss the BiOS Expo

Attend the BiOS Exhibition

The BiOS conference coincides with the BiOS Expo, considered
the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics
exhibition—a pefect combination to start the Photonics West week.

BiOS 2020 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)

Learn more by reading the SPIE article, New Chairs Lead Photonics West BiOS 2020

BiOS 2020 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
David A. Boas, Boston Univ. (United States)
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)

Nano/Biophotonics
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. 

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