Biophotonics Summer School: Remember to apply

The 9th International Graduate Summer School Biophotonics '19 will take place 8 – 15 June 2019 at Backafallsbyn on the Island of Ven, Sweden, and the registration is open. The application deadline is 24 February 2019.
Let your colleagues know and make them apply now for this year's Summer School on Biophotonics. More information on the school and how to apply can be found on

This year's lecturers

  • CEO Dr. David Cuccia, PhD, Modulated Imaging Inc., Irvine, USA
    Keynote: Entrepreneurship in Biophotonics
  • Professor Jes Broeng, Technical University of Denmark
    Keynote: Innovation in Photonics
  • Professor Sune Svanberg, Lund University, Sweden
    Keynote: Spectroscopy in Life Science
  • Professor Kishan Dholakia, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
    Shaped Light for Imaging and Micromanipulation
  • Professor Wolfgang Drexler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Optical Coherence Tomography: Technology and Applications
  • Professor Steven Jacques, Oregon Health Science University, USA
    Tissue Optics
  • Professor Seemantini Nadkarni, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Optical Micromechanics
  • Professor Brian Pogue, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, USA
    Diffuse Optics
  • Professor Eric Potma, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Biomolecular Imaging With Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy
  • Professor Melissa Skala, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
    Fluorescence lifetime imaging
  • Professor Katarina Svanberg, Lund University, Sweden
    Strategies For Cancer Treatment Using Lasers And Photodynamic Therapy
  • Professor Roy Taylor, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Fibre Based Supercontinuum Sources and Lasers
  • Professor Lihong Wang, California Institute of Technology, USA
    Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Breaking through the Optical Diffusion Limit

Who should attend?

The school lectures spans areas ranging from basic research to applied technology and therefore students and post docs in both the technical and medical sciences are encouraged to attend this summer school.

The target group is primarily graduate students (PhD) and post-doctoral fellows within the main topics of the school, i.e., within the field of biomedical optics. Admission of a limited, small number of under-graduate students will be allowed.


Apply for the school on The deadline for applying to attend is 24 February 2019.

We look forward to receiving your application
Peter E. Andersen, Dominik Marti (DTU, Denmark) & Stefan Andersson-Engels (Tyndall, Ireland)
Founders and Organizers, Biophotonics '19

BIOP '17 group photo

Biophotonics Class 2017

SPIE is the main sponsor of the International Graduate Summer School: Biophotonics

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International Graduate Summer School: Biophotonics

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