The 2nd international school-conference for young researchers

Smart Nanosystems
for Life

10—13 December 2019, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Registration Photo competition

Welcome to Saint-Petersburg!

International research laboratory “Hybrid Nanostructures for Biomedicine” invites you to take part in the 2nd School-conference for young researchers "Smart Nanosystems for Life". The aim of the conference is to deliver the experts' opinions on current trends in the application of nanostructures in biomedicine, pharmacology, and nanophotonics to young researchers and to promote their collaboration. This year the School-Conference is a part of the 120th anniversary of ITMO University. Young researchers will be able to listen to reports from ITMO alumni of different years who are successful in the scientific field, as well as to communicate with them in an informal setting.
The conference participants will be able to present the results of their research in oral (15 min) or poster presentations (A1 format, 300 dpi). The conference also gives young scientists the opportunity to attend invited lectures and to take part in scientific workshops upon confocal microcopy, luminescence decay kinetics, and DLS. The abstracts will be included into the book of abstracts. The full-text conference papers will be published in Optics and Spectroscopy journal.
In the framework of the conference you will have a chance to take part in the photography competition, which will be focused on macro and microimaging in science. You can send your photos and its small description to our conference e-mail: smartnano.conference@gmail.com.
The conference is held in ITMO University which is located in one of the most beautiful Russian cities — Saint-Petersburg.

Conference Topics

  • Materials for biomedical and pharmacology applications
  • Biomedical imaging and diagnostics
  • Multimodal nanosystems for diagnostic and therapy
  • Sensors for environmental monitoring
  • Antibacterial nanoparticles
  • Nanosystems for cancer theranostics
  • Nanosystems for cargo delivery
  • Photovoltaic systems
  • Photonic crystals
  • Plasmonic solar cells
  • Important dates

    Registration and abstracts submission deadline

    30 November

    Conference

    10 December – 13 December

    Scientific Photography Competition

    13 December

    Conference papers submission deadline

    28 December (extented until 10 January 2020)

    Plenary and invited speakers

    Vladimir A. Oleinikov

    Shemyakin–Ovchinnikov Institute of bioorganic chemistry RAS,
    Russia

    D.Sc, Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics Head

    Chandra Sekhar Rout

    Jain University,
    Bengaluru, India

    PhD, Associate professor, Centre for Nano & Material Sciences

    Victor A. Serebryakov

    Vavilov State Optical Institute,
    Russia

    D.Sc, Professor

    Anna O. Orlova

    ITMO University, Russia

    D.Sc, Professor, Hybrid Nanostructures for Biomedicine Lab Head

    Andrey V. Veniaminov

    ITMO University, Russia.

    D.Sc, Leading researcher, Information Optical Technology Center

    Aleksandr V. Baranov

    ITMO University, Russia.

    D.Sc, Professor, Information Optical Technology Center

    Victor S. Laktyushkin

    Zeiss, Russia

    Engineer, ZEISS

    Nikita A. Toropov

    Aston University, UK

    PhD, Associate professor

    Victor V. Zaharov

    ITMO University, Russia

    PhD, Researcher, Information Optical Technology Center
    Engineer, ZEISS

    Irina V. Martynenko

    Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany

    PhD, Researcher, Division Biophotonics

    Pavel A. Petrov

    CeramOptec SIA, Latvia

    PhD, Physicist Optician, Research & Development department

    Vladimir N. Borisov

    Samsung, Russia

    Leading Engineer, Research & Development center

    Elena V. Ushakova

    ITMO University, Russia
    City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R.

    PhD, Senior Reasercher, Information Optical Technology Center
    Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

    Social Program and Workshops

    Scientific photography competition

    In the framework of the conference you will have a chance to take part in the photography competition, which will be focused on macro and microimaging in science. You can send your photos and its small description to our conference e-mail: smartnano.conference@gmail.com. Photos are accepted for the competition from November 15 to December 13.
    The competition panel will be represented by the organizers of the conference, as well as representatives of Zeiss, the Machines and Mechanisms magazine, and the Russian Union of Art Photographers.

    December, 10, 12.
    Confocal microscopy workshop

    The conference participants are able to take part in workshop upon confocal microscopy. Confocal laser scanning microscope LSM 710 (Carl Zeiss) is designed to work in the visible range. It provides the possibility of spectral analysis and layer-by-layer analysis of samples in depth. LSM 710 allows to receive volumetric optical and luminescent images with the maximum spatial resolution possible for light microscopes.
    Please, choose the appropriate option in the activities list during registration to take part in the workshop.

    December, 11, 13.
    Luminescence decay kinetics workshop

    The MicroTime 100 laser scanning fluorescence microscope (PicoQuant) is designed to measure the luminescence decay time. It provides optical images of objects, 2D luminescent images and maps of luminescence decay times with diffraction spatial resolution. The method of correlated counting of single photons provides a temporal resolution of up to 100 ps.
    Please, choose the appropriate option in the activities list during registration to take part in the workshop.

    December, 10, 12.
    DLS workshop

    The Zetasizer Nano ZS (Malvern, UK) Colloidal Particle Characterization System uses Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) to obtain data on the hydrodynamic size of particles in the range of 0.3 nm to 10 µm. High perfomance of the system also enables the measurement of the zeta-potential of particles and of the molecular weight.
    Please, choose the appropriate option in the activities list during registration to take part in the workshop.

    December, 10—13.
    Museum of Optics visit

    The Museum of Optics is a fascinating and vivid story about the magical properties of light, which tells you about the world of optical illusions and actual lighting solutions.
    Please, choose the appropriate option in the activities list during registration so we could provide you a ticket.

    Museum site

    Registration

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    Conference history

    27–28 November 2017

    Smart Nanosystems for Translation Medicine

    The 1st School-conference for young researchers "Smart nanosystems for translation medicine was organized by our team in November, 2017. The conference brought together over 80 participants, including 12 oral and 18 poster presentations. The conference was also attended by 7 invited scientists with high achievements in their research field: Prof. Yuri Volkov, Prof. Yuri Gun'ko, Dr. Adriele Prina-Mello, and Prof. Elena Kornilova.
    Master classes upon confocal microscopy and fluorescence decay kinetics were held for all the participants.

    Our Partners

    How to contact us

    ITMO University

    "Hybrid Nanostructures for Biomedicine" International Research Laboratory
    Saint-Petersburg, Birzhevaya line, 14–16

    smartnano.conference@gmail.com

    Organizing committee

    Prof. Anna Orlova

    Chief organizer a.o.orlova@itmo.ru

    Tatiana Pereziabova

    perezyabovatp@itmo.ru

    Ekaterina Kolesova

    kolesovaekaterina@itmo.ru

    Dr. Oleg Pereziabov

    pereziabov_oa@itmo.ru

    Kirill Annas

    kiannas@itmo.ru

    Program committee

    Prof. Anna Orlova

    a.o.orlova@itmo.ru

    Prof. Anatoly Fedorov

    a_v_fedorov@mail.ifmo.ru

    Prof. Aleksandr Baranov

    a_v_baranov@yahoo.com

    Prof. Vladimir Oleinikov

    voleinik@mail.ru

    Prof. Andrey Veniaminov

    avveniaminov@itmo.ru

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