FluoroFest Glasgow 2017 Outline Programme

 

Monday 24th April

10:00 - 10:45 Registration & coffee
10:45 - 11:00 Welcome & Introduction

Fluorescence Basics, Techniques and Instrumentation

11:00 - 11:45 Plenary Lecture: Otto Wolfbeis, University of Regensburg
Fluorescent sensing and imaging of oxygen: from fiber optics to planar sensors and nanosensors
11:45 - 12:25 David Birch, University of Strathclyde
A lifetime in fluorescence: its measurement and application
12:25 - 13:00 Sebastian van de Linde, University of Strathclyde
Fluorescence microscopy: basics to beyond the diffraction limit
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & poster session
14:00 - 14:30 Klaus Suhling, Kings College London
Wide-field TCSPC fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy
14:30 - 14:50 Robert Henderson, University of Edinburgh
CMOS SPAD cameras: counting and timing every photon in every pixel
14:50 - 15:05 Tara Sabir, Leeds Beckett University
High resolution multi-parameter spFRET determination of 3D structure of the RNA stem loop SL(A) of Dengue Virus
15:05 - 15:20 Sharon DíSouza, Institute of Physics Publishing
The secret art of publishing in scientific research journals
15:20 - 15:30 Graham Hungerford, HORIBA Jobin Yvon IBH
Introduction to the instrument range for the hands-on sessions
15:30 - 17:30 Instrument time with coffee & poster session
17:30 - 19:00 FluoroFest Mixer at the Village Hotel Club

 

Tuesday 25th April

Fluorescence in Life Sciences and Medicine

09:00 - 09:45 Plenary Lecture: Yves Mély, University of Strasbourg
Faithful monitoring of local conformational changes in nucleic acids using advanced fluorescent nucleoside surrogates
09:45 - 10:05 Ton Visser, University of Wageningen
Maximum entropy analysis of EGFP fluorescence anisotropy decay
10:05 - 10:25 Changlin Tian, University of Science and Technology of China Hefei
Integrated system of fluorescent lifetime image microscopy and patch-clamp for the in vivo dynamic analysis of ion channels in a single cell
10:25 - 10:45 Jérémie Léonard, University of Strasbourg
Towards sensitive, high-throughput, fluorescence lifetime-based biomolecular assays
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break & poster session
11:15 - 11:35 Thomas Just Sørensen, University of Copenhagen
A single optical sensor for pH (and DO)
11:35 - 13:00 Research student 5 minute Flash presentations
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch & poster session
14:15 - 15:00 Plenary Lecture: Karol Gryczynski, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
Developing Probes and Technologies for Ultrasensitive Biomedical Assays and Imaging of Cellular Microenvironments
15:00 - 17:00 Instrument time with coffee & poster session
18:30 - 22:30 FluoroFest Feast at Ross Priory on the banks of Loch Lomond

 

Wednesday 26th April

Fluorescence in Nanotechnology & Materials

09:00 - 09:45 Plenary Lecture: Joseph Lakowicz, University of Maryland
Controlling fluorescence by near-field interactions with nanostructures: opportunities for research and biomedical applications
09:45 - 10:05 Christian Coelho, Université de Bourgogne/AgroSupDijon
Chemical significance of fluorescent PARAFAC components applied to white winemaking oenological practices
10:05 - 10:25 Bo Laursen, University of Copenhagen
Triangulenium dyes with long fluorescence lifetime
10:25 - 10:40 Tariq Sajjad, University of St Andrews
Fluorescence for the study of solar cells
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break & poster session
11:10 - 11:55 Plenary Lecture: Martin Nikl, Institute of Physics, Prague
Research and development of scintillation materials
11:55 - 12:15 Mario Berberan-Santos. University of Lisbon
Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF) in photoluminescence and in electroluminescence
12:15 - 12:45 Andrew Beeby, University of Durham
Tuning the Properties of Cyclometalated Iridium Complexes
12.45 - 13:10 Open forum: Future requirements & new opportunities for fluorescence & Closing Remarks
13:10 - 14:00 Lunch & poster session
14:00 - Additional Instrument time as required