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NIST Presents the Bio-Imaging Technologies Showcase


A technology transfer and federal marketplace event.


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7:15 am – 8:15 am Registration, Networking

8:15 am – 8:30 am Welcoming Remarks

  • John Wasilisin Acting President and Executive Director,
    Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
  • Belinda L. Collins, Ph.D. Director, Technology Services, NIST
  • Mark L. Rohrbaugh, Ph.D., J.D., Director, Office of Technology Transfer, NIH

8:30 am – 9:15 am Keynote Speakers

  • Gary Griffiths, Ph.D., Director, Imaging Probe Development Center,
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Jason Boehm, Ph.D., Acting Director of Program Office, NIST

9:15 am -10:15 am Technical Presentations - Abstracts from Session 1  

  • Background Suppression in Broadband Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS)
    Microscopy Processing for Cellular Metrology, Marcus Cicerone. (NIST)
  • Optimizing Multi-photon Fluorescence Microscopy Light Collection by Total Emission Detection (TED),
    Christian A. Combs. ( NHLBI)
  • Optical Microscopy and Image Analysis at the National Cancer Institute - Frederick with
    Emphasis on Validation, Stephen J. Lockett. (SAIC/NCI – Frederick)
  • The Advanced Technology Partnerships Initiative: Access to World-Class BioImaging Resources
    through Collaboration, Bruce Crise. (SAIC/NCI – Frederick)
  • Bioimaging Applications of Modern Nanoparticle Constructions, Joseph J. Barchi, Jr., Ph.D. (NCI-Frederick)
  • Nanoparticles in Lymphatic Imaging, Peter L. Choyke, M.D. (NCI)
  • Quantitative Molecular Sensors and Imaging Techniques for Diagnostic Detection of
    Infectious Diseases, Jeeseong Hwang. (NIST)
  • Method of Preparing Macromolecular Contrast Agents and Uses Thereof, Martin W. Brechbiel. (NCI)
10:15 am – 10:35 am Networking, Poster Sessions, Exhibits

Additional Posters Not Presented  

10:35 am – 11:00 am Company Success Stories

  • NIST, Reactive Nanotechnologies
  • NIH, Integrated BioTherapeutics

11:00 am – 11:10 am TEDCO Funding Briefing

11:10 am – 12:10 pm Technical Presentations - Abstracts from Session 2

  • 3D imaging of HIV transmission and entry, Sriram Subramaniam. (NCI)
  • Site-Specific Chemical Mapping of Individual Cells in Two- and Three Dimensions with
    Imaging Mass Spectrometry, Christopher Szakal. (NIST)
  • Live Cell Microscopy to Follow the Temporal Regulation of Gene Expression, Michael Halter. (NIST)
  • Processing for Cellular Metrology, Alden Dima (NIST)
  • Phantom Development to Support Quantitative MRI, Robert Usselman. (NIST)
  • Color Contrast Agents for MRI Utilizing Magnetic Microstructures, Gary Zabow. (NIST/NINDS)

  • Multicolored Fluorescent Cell Lines for High-Throughput Drug Discovery, Enrique Zudaire. (NCI) Note: Presentation removed at the request of the presenter.
12:10 am – 1:10 pm Lunch, Networking, Poster Sessions, Exhibits

Additional posters not Presented.  

1:10 pm – 1:20 pm Special Session: Why Partner/Collaborate with Fed?
  • Mojdeh Bahar, Coordinator, Mid Atlantic Region, Federal Lab Consortium and Chief,
    Cancer Branch, Office of Technology Transfer, NIH

1:20 pm – 1:40 pm Resources Available to the Public Sector 

  • Jason Cristofaro, Intellectual Property Advisor, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
  • Dan Neumann, Neutron Facility, NIST
  • Vincent Luciani, Nanofabrication User Facility, NIST

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm Technical Presentations - Abstracts from Session 3 

  • Standards for Quantitative CT and PET Imaging, Lisa Karam. (NIST)
  • Assessing the Performance of Software in Measuring Tumor Change, Charles Fenimore. (NIST)
  • Passive Terahertz Heterodyne Imager for Biomedical Applications, Eyal Gerecht. (NIST)
  • X-ray Microcomputed Tomography to Measure Cell Adhesion and Proliferation in
    Polymer Scaffolds, Carl Simon. (NIST)
  • Instrumentation for Fast Functional in Vivo Imaging of Small Animals Employing
    Free Radical Spin Probes, Sankaran Subramanian. (NCI)
  • Development of RF Preamplifiers and RF Coils for High Field MRI, Afonso C. Silva. (NINDS)
  • Susceptibility-Matched Multiwell Plates for High-Throughput Screening by Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    and Spectroscopy, Kenneth W. Fishbein. (NIA)
  • Metrology Tools for Quantitative Medical Optical Imaging, Maritoni Litorja. (NIST)
2:40 pm – 4:00 pm Networking, Poster Sessions, Exhibits

Additional posters not Presented.  

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tours of NIST Imaging Labs

Related Project(s):

Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, Site-Specific Bioimaging


Start Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
End Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Format: Conference


The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) 


Registration is closed for this event. 

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