4th Optogenetic Technologies and Applications Conference | AIChE

The 4th Optogenetic Technologies and Applications Conference will showcase advances in optogenetics and bring together different branches of the optogenetic community. The conference will include approaches in neuronal and non-neuronal optogenetics as well as in material science and unicellular organisms. Discover how these approaches are being promoted to initial translation across the life sciences.

Important Deadlines: 
Abstract Submission Deadline: May 21, 2024
Early Bird Deadline: July 16, 2024

This is the premiere conference for developers and practitioners of optogenetics from diverse fields of bioscience. It will showcase the latest developments, foster new interactions, and highlight the future of optogenetics across both academia and industry.
Lukasz Bugaj, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Top Reasons to Present

  • Reach the highest density of leading international scientists in optogenetics.
  • Identify trends that might influence your current research.
  • Increase your international visibility.
  • Benefit from creative input from colleagues working in allied fields, and develop new collaborations.
  • Gain exposure to an attentive, well-informed audience at each talk.

Special Section: The Future of Bioengineering

Driving the solutions to many of society’s biggest challenges.

Top Reasons to Attend

  • There are no other conferences that so broadly cover the development and application of optogenetics tools across the biosciences.
  • This conference is unique in that it includes both neuronal optogenetics and cell-based optogenetic approaches in one meeting.
  • Enjoy a slate of exceptional guest speakers presenting the state-of-the-art in optogenetics.
  • Share experiences, new tools, and strategies in the meeting’s intimate discussion settings.
  • Network with international researchers, and meet editors of key journals.

Who Should Attend

  • Cell biologists in academia and industry at all levels.
  • Scientists in industry.
  • Representatives of the optical industry.
  • Students and senior researchers.
  • Industry decision makers/ tech scouts looking to speed up research and foster new applications.

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