2017 Scientific Programme

2017 Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival
Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, 29th September 2017
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: Big Data and Machine Learning in Imaging (Chair: Michael Chappell)

      • 09.30-09.45: Vicente Grau (IBME) – Machine learning in imaging: a primer
      • 09.50-10.05: Tom Nichols (Big Data Institute) – Big data: hopes and plans for mining imaging data at the BDI
      • 10.10-10.25: Steve Taylor (WIMM) – Digital image integration, visualisation and management
      • 10.30-10:45: Ana Namburete (IBME) – Deep learning for global registration of 3D fetal brain ultrasound

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

11.45-12.45: Annual Guest Lecture: Mark Lythgoe, Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging, University College London: “Title: The limits of perception: advances in biomedical imaging” (introduced by Nicola Sibson)

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: From Microbes to Mice and Men (Chair: Nicola Farrer)

      • 14.30-14.45: Peijun Zhang (Diamond Light Source) – New developments and applications in cryo-electron microscopy
      • 14.50-15.05: Stephan Uphoff (Biochemistry) – Single-molecule and single-cell microscopy of DNA repair and mutagenesis in bacteria
      • 15.10-15.25: Anjali Kusumbe (Kennedy Institute) – Imaging the tissue and tumour microenvironment
      • 15.30-15.45: Alexandr Khrapichev (Oncology) – Assessing lung function in mice using fluorine and hyperpolarized gases
      • 15.50-16.05: George Harston (Radcliffe Dept of Medicine) – Novel developments in stroke imaging

16:10: Close