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Focus on Microscopy, 2-5 April 2023, Porto, Portugal

, by sterjung in Meetings, Conferences, Symposia


April 2 – 5, 2023

Porto, Portugal


36th International Conference on 3D Image Processing in Microscopy 35th International Conference on Confocal Microscopy

Dear colleagues,

After the successful FOM2022 online conference earlier this year, it is a pleasure to announce FOM2023: the next in a series of unique interdisciplinary meetings on advanced and multi-dimensional light microscopy and image processing. The FOM2023 conference will take place in the historic city centre of Porto, by the Douro River at the

Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto

The Porto conference will start on Sunday morning April 2 with tutorials, followed by parallel sessions, Flash poster presentations and a plenary opening session with invited speakers at the end of the afternoon. The first day will be closed with a welcome reception. A technical exhibition will be part of the FOM2023 conference.

Our website https://www.FocusOnMicroscopy.org will be regularly updated with relevant information on the upcoming conference. A more detailed announcement will follow at the end of October 2022.

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FOM2023 continues a long-standing (since 1988), yearly conference series on the latest innovations and developments in (optical) microscopy and their application in biology, medicine, and the material sciences. FOM is committed to advancing microscopy research and meeting the needs of participants by providing opportunities for sharing work and connecting scientists with the global scientific community.

Key topics include:

  • Theory and practice of confocal and multiphoton-excitation microscopy
  • Super-resolution, nanoscopy imaging: from PSF engineering (4pi, SIM, STED), fluorescent activation/quenching, stochastic/centroid (PALM, STORM, GSDIM, SOFI and related techniques) to TIRF
  • 3D and 4D live cell and tissue imaging
  • Adaptive optics for microscopy
  • Light sheet microscopy
  • Phase/interference based microscopies
  • OCT, holographic, endoscopy
  • Advanced fluorescence imaging/spectroscopy: FRET, FRAP, FLIM, FCS, SOFI
  • New fluorescence probes, proteins, quantum dots, single molecule imaging
  • Clearing and expansion techniques.
  • Coherent non-linear microscopies: SHG, THG, SFG, CARS.
  • Multi-dimensional fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy imaging
  • Correlated light/electron microscopy
  • Laser manipulation and tracking, photo-activation
  • Fast acquisition, automated and high-content microscopy
  • 3D image processing and visualization for multidimensional data

Abstracts for oral and poster contributions can be submitted starting Wednesday October 19 through our website where further information on the present and previous FOM conferences can be found.

Important dates

Opening submission of abstractsWednesday, October 19, 2022
Deadline for the submission of abstracts     Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Acceptance of contributions, draft program on the webThursday, February 9, 2023
Deadline for early registrationThursday, February 23, 2023
FOM2023 ConferenceSunday, April 2 – Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Easter Sunday 2023 Sunday, April 9, 2023

On behalf of the FOM2023 organizers:

Paula Sampaio, IBMC/i3S, University of Porto, Portugal Hans Gerritsen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Fred Brakenhoff, Honorary member

E-mail: info2023@FocusOnMicroscopy.org

Web: https://www.FocusOnMicroscopy.org