2016 Scientific Programme

2016 Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival
Garden Quad, St John’s College, 18th October 2016
Organisers: Peter Jezzard, Christian Eggeling, Matthew Robson, 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: The Long of It: Imaging at the Systems and Whole Organ Level (Chair: Dan Bulte)

  • 09.30-09.45: Veerle Kerseman (Oncology) – Quantification of the tumour vascular network by high-resolution contrast-enhanced CT
  • 09.50-10.05: Eugene Duff (FMRIB, NDCN) – The Developing Human Connectome Project: a large-scale imaging study of foetal and neonatal brain development
  • 10.10-10.25: Vanessa Ferreira (Cardiovascular Medicine) – Applications of cardiac MRI parametric mapping
  • 10.30-10:45: Joel Smith (Dept of Public Health) – The health economics of imaging

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

11.45-12.45: Annual Guest Lecture: Robert S. Balaban, National Institutes of Health, USA: “Functional Imaging of the mitochondrial reticulum in muscle”

12.45-13.30: Buffet Lunch

13.30-14.30:  Poster Session 2 + Tea/Coffee:  Even numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

14:30-16:10: Platform Session 2: The Short of It: Imaging at the Cellular and Microscopic Scale (Chair: Stephen Faulkner)

  • 14.30-14.45: Michael Dustin (Kennedy Institute) – Visualizing the syntax of immune cell communication
  • 14.50-15.05: Dominic Waithe (WIMM) – Counting cells in 3D microscopy using density kernel estimation
  • 15.10-15.25: Mark Wallace (Chemistry [now KCL]) – Single-molecule Imaging of lipid membrane pores
  • 15.30-15.45: Sonia Contera (Physics) – Quantifying biology with atomic force microscopy
  • 15.50-16.05: Proffered talk: David Vaux (Dunn School) – The age of macromolecules: imaging subcellular turnover

16:10: Close