Prof. Alessandro Bevilacqua, Computer Vision Group (CVG), Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems (ARCES), University of Bologna, Italy. Topic: Biomedical image processing techniques applied to develop software tools for microscopy.
Prof. Peter Horvath, Biological Image Analysis and Machine Learning Group (BIOMAG), Biological Research Centre (BRC), Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary. Topic: Analysis of cellular images, in particular cell tracking and cell classification.
Prof. Kevin Smith, Science for Life Laboratory, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Topic: Non-parametric models to correct the illumination field of microscopy images.
Prof. Gabor Csucs, Scientific Center for Optical and Electron Microscopy (ScopeM), ETH Zurich, Stockholm, Switzerland. Topic: Analysis of high-content screening images regarding human-genome wide screens.
Dr. Enrico Lucarelli, Orthopaedic Pathology and Osteoarticular Tissue Regeneration Unit, Orthopaedic Institute (IOR), Bologna hospital, Italy. Topic: Analysis of mesenchymal stem cells capability to regenerate bone tissue. In particular, analysis of adhesion, proliferation, and motility in different situations.
Dr. Anna Tesei, Biosciences Laboratory, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST), Forli'-Meldola (FC) hospital, Italy. Topic: Creation and analysis of in vitro-built cancer multicellular spheroids, then routinely employed as 3D tumour model.
Prof. Emanuele Domenico Giordano, Cellular and Molecular Engineering Laboratory, Biomedical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy. Topic: Automatization of widefield fluorescence microscopes for quantitative analysis of genetically modified bacterium.