Seminar Methods of Physics in Biology and Medicine

Seminar: Methods of Physics in Biology and Medicine

Wintersemester 2021/22

Tuesday, 18:00 (s.t.) –19:30 h

According to the current plan, the seminar will take place online using Zoom.us.

On 19.10.2021, there will be a meeting to discuss general questions (Vorbesprechung).

Please choose the desired topic from the list below and register via the following link:

https://terminplaner4.dfn.de/ycP7g3tldymydWF5

Please enter your name and the number of the topic you want to choose. Please also select the desired date.

E.g. Max Mustermann (11.)

Then click "save" on the right side.

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Update: It is the aim that there will be at least one talk for each date. However, two talks per date will be allowed.

For questions, or if you want to choose a topic not listed below, please contact t.kuder@dkfz.de oder p.bachert@dkfz.de

 

 

To receive 6 credit points: talk, written report and regular attendance are required.

• duration of talk: 40 min + 5 min questions
• computer with microphone needed, the presenting person will be required to share the screen with the slides to be shown
written report: overview of the presented topic, maximum 10 pages, to be handed in until 01. April 2022

Prof. Peter Bachert (p.bachert@dkfz.de) , Prof. Joao Seco (j.seco@dkfz.de), Dr. Tristan Kuder (t.kuder@dkfz.de)

 

TOPICS FOR TALKS

 

1. Ultrasound imaging (US)

 2. Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

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 3. Physics of nuclear spin systems / Nuclear magnetism

 4. NMR imaging of tissue water protons (MRI) (topic already reserved)

5. Fast MRI / Echo–planar imaging (EPI) / Advanced k–space–readout techniques

 6. Compressed–sensing MRI 

7. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)

8.  X–nuclei imaging (17O, 23Na, 39K, 3He...)

 9. Hyperpolarization of nuclear spin systems

 

10. 1D and 2D highresolution NMR spectroscopy

11. In vivo NMR spectroscopy (MRS)

12. Monitoring energy metabolism in vivo with 31P NMR

13. Chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST)

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 14. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)

15. Positron emission tomography (PET)

16. PET hybrid devices (PET/CT, MR/PET)

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17. Fluorescence imaging and immunofluorescence

18. Bioluminescence imaging

 19. Phase contrast microscopy

20. Stimulated emission depletion microscopy (STED)

21. Singleplane illumination microscopy (SPIM)

22. Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFP)

23. Thin light–sheet microscopy (TLSM)

24. Spectral precision distance microscopy (SPDM)

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25. Hyperthermic therapy

26. Simulations of hyperthermia therapy

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27. Auto–regulation / Feedback systems biology

28. Systems biology and enzymatic systems

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29. Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter

30. Radiobiology (effects of ionizing radiation on biological systems / cells)

31. Radiation chemistry and radiation bio–chemistry

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32. Planning of radiotherapeutic treatments: 2D and 3D planning techniques, excluding IMRT

33. Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)

34. Image–guided radiotherapy (IGRT): Cone–Beam–CT

35. Volumetric arc therapy (VMAT), Rapid Arc, Tomotherapy

36. Physics of radiotherapy with protons, in particular eye treatments

37. Radiotherapy with heavy ions

38. Laser ion / proton acceleration

39. Radionuclide therapy

40. Brachytherapy

41. Radio–immunotherapy

42. MR–guided radiotherapy (MRLinac / MRcobalt therapy)

43. Stereotactic body radiation (SBRT)

44. Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)

45. Radiography with ions

 

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