Save the dates: 25 - 30 January 2025

SPIE Photonics West BiOS

The industry's most important biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging meeting

Featuring 48 conferences on:

  • Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
  • Neurophotonics and Neurosurgery
  • Clinical Technologies and Systems
  • Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction
  • Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
  • Nano/Biophotonics
  • NEW this year: Quantum Biology

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Plan to attend in San Francisco for BiOS 2024


SPIE BiOS is the most comprehensive biomedical optics meeting in the field. Topics include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, and nanophotonics.

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Advance your career with a course related to BiOS


Tissue Optics - SC029
Instructor(s): Steven L. Jacques, Univ. of Washington (United States)

Instructor(s): James G. Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Instructor(s): Rudolf M. Verdaasdonk, Univ. Twente (Netherlands)



Nearly 60 courses have been designed for advancing your career and professional skills and will be available onsite in San Francisco.

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Attend the BiOS Expo

Find the best biomedical optics and biophotonics solutions from around the world. Mark your calendar for 27 – 28 January 2024.

BiOS Symposium Chairs


Sergio Fantini

Tufts Univ. (United States)

Paola Taroni

Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

BiOS Program Track Chairs


Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
Eva M. Sevick, The Univ. of Texas Health Science Ctr. at Houston (United States)

Neurophotonics, Neurosurgery, and Optogenetics
Shy Shoham, New York Univ. (United States)
Anna Devor, Boston Univ. (United States)

Clinical Technologies and Systems
Tuan Vo-Dinh, Duke Univ. (United States)
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)

Tissue Optics, Laser-Tissue Interaction, and Tissue Engineering
E. Duco Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Jessica C. Ramella-Roman, Florida International Univ. (United States)

Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Imaging
Ammasi Periasamy, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Daniel L. Farkas, Univ. of Southern California (United States) and SMI (United States)

Nano/Biophotonics
Paras Prasad, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
Ewa M. Goldys, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)