HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Biophysics - Laubach

Date

June 10 -15, 2012

Topic

Interaction of Radiation with Matter

Lecturers

Sarah Baatout (SCK • CEN, Uni Gent)
Vincenzo Patera (INFN)

Coordinator

Sascha Vogel

Agenda (preliminary)

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
           
 
9:00-10:30
 
travel Lecture
Physics
Lecture
Biology
Lecture
Physics
Lecture
Biology
Lecture
Physics
10:30-11:00 break break break break break
11:00-12:30 Lecture
Biology
Lecture
Physics
Participant
Talks I
Participant
Talks II
Lecture
Biology
12:30-14:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:00-15:30 finalizing
talks
finalizing
talks
break social acticity Group Project/Feedback
15:30-17:00
17:00-18:00 Checkin Group Project Group Project Group Project Group Project travel
18:00 Introduction Questions/Wrapup Questions/Wrapup Questions/Wrapup Questions/Wrapup
19:00-20:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner

Talks

Physics Topics

  1. Talk: Cathrin Wälzlein; Partner: Markus Beuke
    Computed tomography and X-Ray diagnostic ( photoelectric effect, attenuation coefficient )
  2. Talk: Maren Herrlitz; Partner: Till Dettmering
    SPECT diagnostic with different tracer ( photoelectric and Compton effect)
  3. Talk: Christoph Schuy; Partner: Anna Constantinescu
    PET and TOF-PET( low electron-positron range, gamma detection)
  4. Talk: Rebecca Grün; Partner: Aljona Groo
    Radiotheraphy with electron and photon beam ( electron Bremsstrahlung, pair production by gamma, range)
  5. Talk: Andreas Maier; Partner: Bruno Merk
    Radio Protection in space : dose by cosmic rays to astronauts and effect on the electronics (fragmentation of heavy nuclei, bethe-Bloch formula )
  6. Talk: Vladimir Lavrik; Partner: Mareike Müller
    Proton and Carbon hadrontherapy ( Bethe-Bloch formula, multiple scattering, fragmentation)

Biology Topics

    Several biology topics might be distributed during the lecture week for late registration participants.

Literature

Please contact Vincenzo Patera regarding literature and more information regarding the topics. His email can be found in the announcements of the lecture week.

Practical Information

Begin/End

Checkin is on Sunday afternoon, June 10.
The scientific part of the lecture week will close on Friday afternoon.

Late arrivals

If you will arrive late or on you own please contact the coordinator in advance so key pick up can be arranged.

Venue

The lecture week will be at Landhotel Waldhaus.
More information can be found here >

Travel

We travel by chartered bus to Laubach. Details including schedule and departure point can be found here >

Accomodation

Accomodation is mostly in twin bed rooms.

Food

Special food requirements (vegetarian, other) will be arranged on the first evening. Full board is included in the lecture week.

What to bring

Clothing The lecture week will be very informal, so only casual attire necessary.
Linen/towel Is provided by the venue.

Internet

A WLAN access point is available.

Presentations

Each participant will contribute in a presentation. Subjects will be given in due time before the lecturer week. They will be arranged by the lecturers. The presentation will not be on the own scientific work of the participant but will be connected to the topic of the lecture week. A laptop and projector will be available. In addition flip charts can be used. Presentation time is 30 minutes including discussion.

Expenses

All basic expenses are covered by HGS-HIRe. You only have to pay for local expenses (drinks,etc.). All meals are included.

Insurance

Though this trip will not generate any costs for your supervisor or group please do not forget to file a trip request so you are covered by insurance during the lecture week.

Participants

  1. Markus Beuke
  2. Lucas Burigo
  3. Anna Constantinescu
  4. Till Dettmering
  5. Aljona Groo
  6. Rebecca Grün
  7. Maren Herrlitz
  8. Vladimir Lavrik
  9. Sabine Luft
  10. Andreas Maier
  11. Bruno Merk
  12. Mareike Müller
  13. Alex Ortner
  14. Christoph Schuy
  15. Cathrin Wälzlein
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