Animal BioImaging Mini-Symposium Thursday, April 26, 2012

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Monday 04/09/2012

Animal BioImaging (ABIC) is sponsoring a mini- symposium for investigators who either are currently using optical Imaging or for investigators who are interested in potential ways of utilizing optical Imaging for their research projects.

The symposium will be held on the FHCRC Day campus in the Arnold Building in conference room M1-A303 on Thursday April 26, 2012 from 1:00-4:00 PM.

The detailed agenda is listed below.

If you have questions, contact Laura Grant via email at

FHCRC – UW Cancer Consortium Animal Bioimaging Center (ABIC)
Optical Imaging Mini-Symposium


Keynote Speaker:
Ruikang Wang, PhD
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington


1:00pm - 1:10pm: Opening comments (Paul Woloshin, MBA, PhD, FHCRC and Norman Beauchamp, MD, MPH, UW Radiology

1:10pm - 1:30pm:  Introduction and ABIC updates, (Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, UW Radiology, Director, ABIC)

1:30pm - 1:45pm:  Introduction of optical imaging, (Ruikang Wang, PhD, UW Bioengineering)


Scientific Session on the State-of-the-Art Optical Imaging Technologies
Moderator: Ruikang Wang, PhD

1:45pm - 2:15pm: Optical coherence tomography and optical microangiography of tissue morphology and microcirculation in vivo (Ruikang Wang, PhD, UW Bioengineering)

2:15pm - 2:45pm: Optical endoscopic imaging (Eric Seibel, PhD, UW Mechanical Engineering)

2:45pm - 3:15pm: Nano-technology and contrast agents in bio-imaging (Xiaohu Gao, PhD, UW Bioengineering)


Moderator: Laura Grant, Administrative Support, ABIC

3:15pm - 3:30pm: Access / project intake (Greg Garwin, BS, FHCFC, UW Radiology)

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Animal facilities/IACUC/Animal Transport (Rajesh Uthanmanthil, DVM, FHCRC)


4:00 pm: Discussion and Close of Symposium