2012 Scientific Programme

2012 Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival
Garden Quad, St John’s College, 25th October 2012
Organisers: Peter Jezzard, Ian Dobbie, Niki Sibson and Damian Tyler


08:50-09:20: Registration and poster set up 

09:20-09:30: Welcome and Introduction

09:30-10:45: Platform Session 1: Cell Microscopy (Chair: Ian Dobbie)

  • 09.30-09.50: Christian Eggeling (WIMM) – Studying plasma membrane organization with fluorescence (STED) super-resolution microscopy
  • 09.50-10.10: Lothar Schermelleh (Biochemistry) –  Super-resolution structured illumination imaging of nuclear organization
  • 10.10-10.30: Andrew Zisserman (Eng Sci) – Cell detection and counting, and cell mitotic phase labeling
  • 10.30-10.45: Proffered Talk: Haibo Jiang (Materials Sci) – NanoSIMS study of glutamine metabolism in cancer

10.45-11.45:  Poster Session 1 + Tea/Coffee:  Odd numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

11.45-12.45: Annual Guest Lecture: Nicholas Ayache, INRIA, France: “From biomedical images to virtual physiological patients”, introduced by Mike Brady (Oncology)

12.45-13.45: Buffet Lunch

13.45-15.00:  Platform Session 2: Disease and Therapy (Chair: Robin Choudhury)

  • 13.45-14.05: Clare Mackay (Psychiatry) – Imaging biomarkers for neurodegeneration
  • 14.05-14.25: Mike Partridge (Oncology) – Innovations in image-guided radiotherapy: meeting the challenges of lung cancer
  • 14.25-14.45: Matthew Robson (CVM) – Novel measures of cardiac function
  • 14.45-15:00: Proffered Talk: Sylvia Rueda (IBME) – Fetal arm adipose tissue quantification: a new nutritional indicator for personalised perinatal monitoring

15.00-16.00:  Poster Session 2 + Tea/Coffee:  Even numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

16.00-17.00: Platform Session 3: Bioinformatics and Imaging (Chair: Julia Schnabel)

  • 16.00-16.20: Mark Sansom (Biochemistry) – Protein molecules in silico: images and movies
  • 16.20-16.40: Shoumo Bhattacharya (CVM) – High-content cellular imaging in the Target Discovery Institute
  • 16.40-17.00: Tim Behrens (FMRIB) – The human Connectome

17:00: Close