Optogenetic Technologies and Applications

December 8-10, 2019
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The Optogenetic Technologies and Applications Conference will touch upon a broad range of topics including applications in neurobiology, biochemical, and biomedical research.

Session Topics:

  1. Advances in Optogenetic Technologies
    1. Novel optogenetic modalities
    2. Advanced optogenetic technologies for animal cells
    3. Advanced optogenetic technologies for microbial and plant cells
  2. Optogenetics in Biomedicine
    1. Neurobiology
    2. Vision
    3. Cardiovascular medicine
    4. Drug delivery
    5. Other biomedical applications
  3. Optogenetics in Biotechnology
    1. ​Microbes
    2. Cell culture
    3. Plants

Conference Chairs: 

  • Mark Gomelsky, University of Wyoming
  • Emmanuel Tzanakakis, Tufts University

Organizing Committee:

  • Emilia Entcheva, George Washington University
  • Martin Fussenegger, ETH Zürich
  • Alexander Gottschalk, University of Frankfurt
  • Ravi Kane, Georgia Tech
  • Jeffrey Tabor, Rice University
  • Haifeng Ye, East China Normal University