Past Event

The 13th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response

14–15 September 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom


This international conference will bring together world experts to discuss recent progress in the use of microbeams to investigate the radiation biology underpinning particle therapy and understand the cellular response to radiation



         Radiation biology of particle therapy

         Cellular and tissue effects

         Particle therapy research facilities including microbeam facility design & X-ray and Laser microbeams

         Clinical translation from microprobe investigation


Topics to be covered

         Single cell microbeam (particle) facilities/design and developments

         Laser & X-ray microbeam facilities

         Particle therapy research beamlines Irradiation & imaging techniques

         Cellular and tissue effects

         Cellular response: communication and dynamics

         Diagnostics and analysis techniques

         Clinical translation for particle therapy developments


Learning Outcomes

         To increase knowledge about the latest research developments and techniques in the field of single cell irradiation and measurement of the single cell response to radiation

         To raise awareness and highlight the clinical relevance of microprobe techniques for understanding fundamental radiobiological parameters for particle therapy


Target Audience

Academic researchers, medical physicists and clinicians



�210 (includes conference dinner)

�190 (General admission)