Novel Laser Applications in Biomedicine
Alexander Sergeev, Institute of Applied Physics RAS,   Russia
Alfred Vogel, University of Luebeck, Germany


  • Ultrafast x-ray sources for biomedical imaging
  • Laser acceleration of particles for cancer therapy
  • Femtosecond laser interaction with tissues and cells
  • Cell manipulation with lasers
  • Laser development for biomedical applications

Scientific Secretary
Artem Korzhimanov
Institute of Applied Physics RAS
46 Uljanov str., 603950 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Invited speakers   

Viacheslav Artyushenko
Art Photonics GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Novel laser & fiber optics solutions in optical theranostics

Walter Assmann
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany

The sound of protons – ion acoustic range monitoring in proton therapy

Nadya Bulgakova
HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics ASCR, Dolní Brezany, Czech Republic

Spatio-temporal modeling of femtosecond laser effects in transparent dielectrics based on solving Maxwell’s equations

Alexander Heisterkamp
Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Optogenetic stimulation using nonlinear optics
(Plenary talk)
  Keiichi Inoue
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Novel classes of eubacterial light-driven ion pumping proteins for
optical control tools of cells

Kiminori Kondo
Kansai Photon Science Institute, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan

Laser driven injector for a new generation heavy ion cancer therapy machine in Japan
(Plenary talk)

Yuri Kulchin
Institute of Automation and Control Processes FEB RAS, Russia
Optical and sensory characteristics of oceanic biota and
organic-inorganic natural and biomimetic materials
Holger Lubatschowski
Rowiak GmbH & Laser Center Hannover, Germany
Frontiers of femtosecond laser applications in ophthalmology
  Umar Masood
OncoRay / HZDR, Dresden, Germany
Ion beam therapy with laser-accelerated proton beams - Challenges and

Michel Meunier
École Polytechnique de
, Canada

Experimental and theoretical investigations on laser-excited nanocavitation around plasmonic particles

  Vladimir Minaev
Gerhard Paulus
Institute of Optics & Quantum Electronics, Univ. Jena, Germany
XUV coherence tomography with nanoscale resolution

Andrei Seryi
John Adams Institute, United Kingdom

Recent developments in JAI and UK on X-Ray bioimaging based on laser-plasma acceleration
Ken-Ichi Ueda
Institute for Laser Science, the University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Alfred Vogel
Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Lübeck, Germany

Cavitation bubble dynamics in plasma-mediated nanosurgery of cells and tissues
  Satochi Wada
RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan
Development of tunable MID-IR lasers for agriculture and health science
Xueding Wang
Biomedical Engineering, Univ. Michigan, USA
Antivascular effects induced by photo-mediated ultrasound

Makina Yabashi
RIKEN SPring-8 Center

Challenges of the Japanese X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) facility SACLA: Capturing 3D movies of biological molecules
Alexei Zheltikov
M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Fiber-optic neurointerfaces and multimodal optical neuroimaging in opto-
and thermogenetic studies