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MESO-BRAIN to host the ‘Photonics Meets Biology IV Summer School’ between the 19th and 22nd September 2017

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From 2017-09-19 to 2017-09-22, Spain
The MESO-BRAIN Project will co-organise and host the ‘Photonics Meets Biology IV Summer School’ in Barcelona, Spain from the 19th and 22nd September 2017. The event brings together experts from world-leading academic centres to educate students and young researchers in this cutting edge field.
MESO-BRAIN to host the ‘Photonics Meets Biology IV Summer School’ between the 19th and 22nd September 2017
The event will be organised by:
- Prof Edik U. Rafailov Aston University, UK
- Dr Pablo Loza-Alvarez ICFO, Spain
- Prof Maria Farsari IESL-FORTH, Greece
- Dr Jordi Soriano Fradera Faculty of Physics, U. Barcelona, Spain

The Conference has several key notes speakers including:
- Prof Peter J. Delfyett CREOL, Florida, USA
- Prof Boris N. Chichkov LZH, Hannover, Germany
- Prof Wolfgang Drexler MedUni Wien, Vienna, Austria
- Prof Paul French, ICL, London, UK

Along with guest lectures planned by:
- Andrey Y. Abramov UCL Institute of Neurology, UK
- Peter Anderson DTU, Denmark
- Viacheslav Artyushenko Art Photonics GmbH, Germany
- Rinat Esenaliev University of Texas, USA
- Daniele Faccio Heriot-Watt University, UK
- Sonia Gandhi UCL Institute of Neurology, UK
- Richard Hogg Glasgow University, UK
- V. Kalchhenko Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
- Corinne Lorenzo ITAV, France
- Marco Dal Maschio Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Germany
- Igor Meglinsky Oulu University, Finland
- Ferenc Mueller Birmingham University, UK
- Rheinallt Parri Aston University, UK
- Valdas Pasiskevicius KTH, Sweden
- Dr Lina Persechini Associate Editor & Team Manager, Nature Communications
- Bojan Resan LUMENTUM, Switzerland
- Sergei Sokolovski Aston University, UK
- Grigorii Sokolovskii Ioffe Institute, Russia
- Jordi Soriano U. Barcelona, Spain
- Zoltán Szadai Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungary
- Valery Tuchin Saratov University, Russia
- Miklos Veres Wigner Research Institute, Hungary
- Corette Wierenga Utrecht University, Netherlands
- Stefan Wieser ICFO, Spain
- Giannis Zacharakis IESL-FORTH, Greece

For more information about the ‘Photonics Meets Biology IV Summer School’, please visit

The MESO-BRAIN and VISGEN Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme Under Grant Agreement No’s. 713140; 734862.



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