24 May 2019 International Schools on the Frontiers of Light: Biophotonics

ICFO teams up with UNAM for a new initiative in October 2019 In partnership with CFATA-UNAM – the Centre for Applied Physics and Advanced Technology of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (MEXICO), ICFO will launched a new initiative in October 2019.

The first ICFO-UNAM International School on the Frontiers of Light will be devoted to Biophotonics and will be held in Querétaro, Mexico from 21-25 October 2019.

The school will feature leading experts from ICFO and UNAM in an intensive 1-week course directed to young students wishing to enter the vibrant field of biophotonics.

Full details can be found at: http://frontiers.icfo.eu/icfo-unam/

The school is open to a limited number of participants, selected on the basis of academic merit. Thanks to generous support from the OSA, International Travel Fellowships are available to outstanding applicants. Up to two ICFO Student Research Fellowships may be offered to outstanding to advanced undergraduate or masters students accepted into the school.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 30 June 2019.

  • Turgut Durduran, ICFO
  • María García-Parajo, ICFO
  • Stefan Wieser, ICFO
  • Michael Krieg, ICFO
  • Pablo Loza, ICFO
  • Roberto León-Montiel, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
  • Remy Avila, Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, UNAM
  • Ataúlfo Martínez, Instituto de Neurobiología, UNAM
  • Christopher Wood, Instituto de Biotecnología, UNAM
  • Rubén Ramos García, INAOE

The school is organized by Dr. Pablo Loza-Alvarez, (ICFO), Dr. Remy Avila (UNAM) Dr. Robert Sewell (ICFO), Dr. Jorge Luis Domínguez-Juárez (UNAM).