Seeing is believing: Imaging the processes of life

The processes of life are naturally dynamic in space and time from the molecular to the organismal level. The rapid development of imaging methods across this full scale of biological organization has revolutionized our ability to directly visualize the inner workings of proteins, protein complexes, organelles, cells, tissues, organs and whole organisms.

With the Symposium “Seeing is Believing – Imaging the Processes of Life” we aim to bring together the leading developers of imaging methods with cutting edge applications that illustrate how imaging can answer biological questions. We will place emphasis on methods that are able to capture the dynamics of life and aim to span the whole range from molecular resolution to imaging of whole organisms
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Keynote Speakers

Roger Tsien, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of California, San Diego, USA
Confirmed Speakers

Eric Betzig, Janelia Farm Research Campus, USA
Gaudenz Danuser, Harvard Medical School, USA
Scott Fraser, Caltech, USA
Peter Friedl, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, The Netherlands
Daniel Gerlich, IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology GmbH, Austria
Ron Germain, NIH, USA
Pierrw Gönczy, EPFL, Switzerland
Enrico Gratton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Rainer Heintzmann, Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
Stefan Hell, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Stefan Jakobs, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Kai Johnsson, EPFL, Switzerland
Judith Klumperman, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Carolyn Larabell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Jeff Lichtman, Harvard University, USA
Erik Meijering, Erasmus MC - University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Atsushi Miyawaki, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Melissa Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Hanchuan Peng, Janelia Farm Research Campus, USA
Markus Sauer, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany
Melina Schuh, LMB Cambridge, United Kingdom
Robert Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Thomas Surrey, London Research Institute, United Kingdom
Pavel Tomancak, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Ron Vale, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Roberto Weigert, National Institutes of Health/NIDCR, USA
Invited Speakers

Clare Waterman, NHLBI (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute), USA

3 Oct - 6 Oct 2013

Heidelberg
Germany
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