The list of references below constitutes the curriculum for Biophotonics '19. It is mandatory that you are familiar with the references listed, i.e., that you study these references prior to attending the school.

In case you cannot access one or more of the references through your own library services, please contact the organisors immediately.

Shaped Light for Imaging and Micromanipulation

Kishan Dholakia, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

  • Stevenson, D. J., Gunn-Moore, F., & Dholakia, K. (2010). Light forces the pace: optical manipulation for biophotonics. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 15(4).
  • Huisken, J., & Stainier, D. Y. R. (2009). Selective plane illumination microscopy techniques in developmental biology. Development, 136(12).

Optical Coherence Tomography: Technology and Applications

Wolfgang Drexler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

  • Drexler, W., Liu, M., Kumar, A., Kamali, T., Unterhuber, A., & Leitgeb, R. A. (2014). Optical coherence tomography today: speed, contrast, and multimodality. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(7).

Tissue Optics

Steven Jacques, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

  • Jacques, S. L., & Pogue, B. W. (2008). Tutorial on diffuse light transport. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 13(4).

Optical Micromechanics

Seemantini Nadkarni, Harvard Medical School, USA

  • Hajjarian, Z. et al. (2008). Laser Speckle Rheology for evaluating the viscoelastic properties of hydrogel scaffolds. Scientific Reports, 6:37949

Diffuse Optics

Brian W. Pogue, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA

  • Pogue, W. B. & Wilson, B. C. (2018). Optical and x-ray technology synergies enabling diagnostic and therapeutic applications in medicine. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 23(12).

Biomolecular Imaging With Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy

Eric O. Potma, University of California, Irvine, USA

  • Alfonso-García, A., Mittal, R., Lee, E. S., & Potma, E. O. (2014). Biological imaging with coherent Raman scattering microscopy: a tutorial. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(7).

Fluorescence lifetime imaging

Melissa Skala, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

  • Irene Georgakoudi and Kyle P. Quinn (2012). Optical Imaging Using Endogenous Contrast to Assess Metabolic State. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering , 14.

Strategies For Cancer Treatment Using Lasers And Photodynamic Therapy

Katarina Svanberg, Lund University Hospital, Dept. Of Oncology, Sweden

  • Svanberg, K., Bendsoe, N., Axelsson, J., Andersson-Engels, S., & Svanberg, S. (2010). Photodynamic therapy: superficial and interstitial illumination. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 15(4).

Fibre Based Supercontinuum Sources And Lasers

Roy Taylor, Imperial College London, Dept. of Physics, United Kingdom

  • Taylor, J. R. (2016). Tutorial on fiber-based sources for biophotonic applications. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21(6).

Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Breaking Through The Optical Diffusion Limit

Lihong Wang, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, USA

  • Zhou, Y., Yao, J., & Wang, L. V. (2016). Tutorial on photoacoustic tomography. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21(6).


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