5th International Frontiers in Neurophotonics Symposium



October 15 – 18, 2017


All lectures and breaks, the Welcome Reception and the Wine and Cheese Party took place in the “Centre Broca Nouvelle-Aquitaine” (previously Neurocampus building) located in the southeast of the Bordeaux University campus, Carreire area.

The gala dinner was held in the Palais de la Bourse, Bordeaux downtown.


View the full program of  FINS2017 here.

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Organized by the neuroscience and photonics departments and imaging facilities of Bordeaux and Quebec, Neurophotonics 2017 was the fifth edition of a successful conference series devoted to new frontiers in microscopy and neuroscience.

The meeting brought together leading developers and practitioners of advanced optical approaches to study brain function, from receptor dynamics at synapses to sensory processing in intact brains.

It covered:

  • Optogenetics & photomanipulation
  • Image analysis & computational approaches
  • Super-resolution microscopy
  • In vivo imaging


Tom Bartol | Salk Institute

Thomas Blanpied | Maryland University

Robert Campbell | Alberta University

Rosa Cossart | INMED

Daniel Côté | University Laval

Francoise Coussen | IINS – Université de Bordeaux

Pietro De Camilli | Yale School of Medicine

Karl Deisseroth | Stanford Univ

Yves De Koninck | Université Laval

Valentina Emiliani | Université Paris Descartes

Florian Engert | Harvard University

Rainer Friedrich | Friedrich Miescher Institute

Yukiko Goda | Riken BSI

Laurent Groc | IINS – Université de Bordeaux

Kristen Harris | University of Texas at Austin

Elizabeth Hillman | Columbia University

Erik Jörgensen | Utah University

Ralf Jungmann | Max Planck Institute

Luke Lavis | HHMI Janelia

Nathalie Rochefort | Edinburgh University

Claire Wyart | ICM Paris

Ryohei Yasuda | Max Planck Florida Institute

Rafael Yuste | NTC Columbia University

Xiaowei Zhuang | Harvard University


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