Medically Relevant Experiments with Synchrotron Radiation

nano anatomy with a synchrotron radiation-based technique

Organizers: Prof. Bert Müller, Dr. Georg Schulz

Time: 5 modules on wednesday afternoon: 13:30 - 17:00

Location: ZLF, Grosser Hörsaal, Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel

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After the seminars and the formal discussions, the participants and the invited guests will have the chance to informally interact at  





14:15 - 15:00Bert Müller and Georg SchulzIntroduction of the speakers and related research at the Department of Biomedical Engineering
15:15 - 
Hans Hertz

High-resolution biomedical imaging with laboratory and accelerator-based X-ray sources

13:30 - 15:00Timm Weitkampf (via zoom)

Micro- and nanotomography at the ANATOMIX beamline

15:15 - 16:45

Marianne Liebi 

Nanostructure surveys of macroscopic bone specimens by small-angle scattering tensor tomography

13:30 - 14:30Alexandra-Teodora Joita-PacureanuThree-dimensional imaging of subcellar anatomical features (nano-tomography)
14:45 - 15:45Christoph RauCutting-edge tomographic imaging at the Diamond Light Source

16:00 - 17:00

Alexander Rack (via zoom)

Microimaging of tissues and dental implants at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility




13:30 - 14:30Felix BeckmannPushing towards the limits of density resolution in computer tomography
14:45 - 15:45Ana DiazPtychography and spatially resolved small-angle X-ray scattering at the Swiss Light Source
16:00 - 17:00Alberto BravinMicrobeam radiation therapy at the European Synchroton Radiation Facility




13:30 - 14:30PhD students (Bert Müller, Georg Schulz)Rapid fire presentations of student's posters
14:45 - 15:45Benjamin HornbergerExpanding the reach of synchroton X-ray techniques with the Lyncean Compact Light Source
16:00 - 17:00Julia HerzenAdvanced computed tomography for research in medicine and biology