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A 9 Base Pair Intron deletion in the human XPC DNA repair gene impairs lariat loop formation and causes Exon skipping and multiple skin cancers in XP-C patients
Sikandar Khan*1, Kyu-Seon Oh1, Hiroki Inui1, Steffen Emmert1, Deborah Tamura1, John DiGiovanna1, Tala Shahlavi1, Carl Baker3, Juliet Aiken2, Thomas Schneider2, Kenneth Kraemer1
1NCI, United States, 2NCI, United States, 3NIAMS Extramural Program, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
A homogeneous recoverable sensitizer for singlet oxygen production in aqueous solution
Wenbing Li, Naveen Gandra, Shavelle N. Courtney, Ruomei Gao*
Jackson State University, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM2-Environmental Photobiology  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
A non-photochemical quenching mutant of chlamydomonas reveals a role for LI818/LHCSR proteins.
Graham Peers*1, Thuy Truong1, Dafna Elrad2, Arthur Grossman2, Krishna Niyogi1
1University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2Carnegie Institute of Washington, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM2-Environmental Photobiology  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
A novel gene in the regulation of the photosynthetic chlorophyll antenna size.
Mautusi Mitra*, Anastasios Melis
University of California, Berkeley, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM5-Aquatic Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
A Photosensory two-component system regulates bacterial cell attachment
Erin Purcell, Dan Siegal-Gaskins, Dave Rawling, Aretha Fiebig, Sean Crosson*
The University of Chicago, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM2-Blue Light Photoreceptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
A photosynthetic strategy for coping in a high light, low nutrient environment
Katherine Mackey*1, Adina Paytan2, Arthur Grossman3, Shaun Bailey3
1Stanford University, United States, 2University of California, Santa Cruz, United States, 3Carnegie Institution of Washington, Plant Biology, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM5-Aquatic Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
A review of pharmaceutical photostability testing
Robert Reed
XenoPort, Inc., United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM4-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - B  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Action Spectra: Why are they important and how are they constructed and interpreted?
Edward De Fabo
The George Washington University Medical Center, United States
Monday, June 23:  MPM4-Photobiology School - Action Spectra  -  5:30PM - 6:30PM
Action spectrum conversion factors that change Erythemally weighted to previtamin D3 weighted UV Doses
Stanley Pope1, Michael Holick2, Steven Mackin3, Dianne Godar*4
1Sun Systems & Svc, Inc., United States, 2Boston School of Medicine, United States, 3Solartech Inc., United States, 4US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Activation of TGF beta-1 following low power laser irradiation – a potential mechanism for photobiomodulation
Praveen Arany*1, David Mooney1, Michael Hamblin2
1Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, United States, 2Wellman Center of Photomedicine, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM2-Low-Level Light Therapy  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Advanced glycation endproducts as Type I photosensitizers in the eye lens
Denis Fuentealba*1, Betrand Friguet2, Eduardo Silva1
1Laboratorio de Química Biológica, Departamento de Química Física, Facultad de Química, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile, 2Laboratoire de Biologie et Biochimie Cellulaire du Vieillissement, Université Denis Diderot, Paris 7, CC 7128, 2 Place Jussieu, 75251 Paris cedex 05, France
Posters:  Poster session
Advances in understanding photosynthetic efficiency: responding to the challenges of global climate change
Barry Osmond
Australian National University, Australia
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM1-ISPR Special Lecture - Advances in Understanding Photosynthesis Efficiency  -  3:00PM - 4:00PM
An unorthodox bacteriophytochrome controlling an important bacterial second messenger, c-di-GMP
Mark Gomelsky
University of Wyoming, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM2-Bacterial Phyochromes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy ( APDT) in treatment of a tuberculosis. The first clinical results
Nick Vasiliev
Siberian center of laser medicine, Russian Federation
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Application of Chlamydomonas rhodopsins to artificial stimulation of neurons using blue LED
Hiromu Yawo*1, Toru Ishizuka1, Hiroshi Tomita2, Eriko Sugano2, Hongxia Wang1, Yuka Sugiyama1, Hitomi Isago2, Makoto Tamai2
1Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences, Japan, 2Tohoku University Institute for International Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Japan
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM3-Environmental Aspects and Biological Applications of Blue Light Receptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Application of Suzuki reaction for the regioselective synthesis of Meso-Substituted photosensitizers with and without tumor imaging ability
Manivannan Ethirajan*, Chao Liu, Mahabeer Dobhal, Joseph Missert, Ravindra Pandey
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Applying the proposed FDA sunscreens rule – an in vitro and in silico assessment of the UVA protection of eight US sunscreens
Uli Osterwalder*1, Bernd Herzog1, Joseph Stanfield2
1Ciba Inc., Switzerland, 2Suncare Research Laboratories, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM4-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - B  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Approach toward comprehensive understanding of photosystem II reactions based on the diversity of cyanobacteria.
Mamoru Mimuro
Kyoto University, Japan
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
Aureochrome, the blue light-activated transcription factor, is conserved in Stramenopile algae
Hironao Kataoka*, Fumio Takahashi, Mié Ishikawa
Tohoku University, Japan
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM3-Environmental Aspects and Biological Applications of Blue Light Receptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Bacterial bilin- and flavin-binding photoreceptors
Wolfgang Gaertner1, Aba Losi*2
1Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Germany, 2Dept. Physics, University of Parma, Italy
Posters:  Poster session
Binding characteristics of a photochromic calcium-chelating naphthopyran
Satish Kumar, Julie Yang, Brenda Hoa, Alison McCurdy*
CSU Los Angeles, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Biomedical imaging and therapy applications of nanoparticles
Clemens Burda
Center for Chemical Dynamics and Nanomaterials Research, Department of Chemistry, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SPM1-KCS - Innovations in Photobiology  -  3:00PM - 4:00PM
Biophysical properties of photobleached porcine and cow RPE melanosomes – an in vitro model of aged human RPE melanosomes
Janice Burke1, Tadeusz Sarna2, Grzegorz Szewczyk2, Andrzej Zadlo2, Mariusz Zareba*2
1Medical College of Wisconsin, United States, 2Jagiellonian University, Poland
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Biotechnology of crop plants based on Transgenic Phytochrome Genes
Pill-Soon Song Song*1, Yunjeong Han Kim2, Kyungmoon Kim1, Jeong-Il Kim2
1Cheju National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Chonnam National University, Korea, Republic of
Saturday, June 21:  SAM2-Bacterial Phyochromes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Blue light at 450nm wavelength modulates proliferation and differentiation of human skin cells
Joerg Liebmann*1, Matthias Born2, Victoria Kolb-Bachofen1
1Institute for Immunobiology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany, 2Institute for Laser and Plasmaphysics, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Monday, June 23:  MAM2-Blue Light Photoreceptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Can the night-time atmospheric oxidant NO3(dot) damage aromatic amino acids?
Uta Wille*, Duanne Sigmund
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM1-Photooxidation in Proteins  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Cancer stem cells in murine breast cancer side population are resistant to PDT with photosensitizer substrates of the multiple drug resistance transporter ABCG2
Janet Morgan*, Ravindra Pandey, Jennifer Jackson, Allan Oseroff
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Cationic Fullerenes as photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy
Tim Wharton Wharton*1, Michael R. Hamblin2
1Lynntech, Inc., United States, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Characterising the influence on human UV exposures due to reflective vertical surfaces
Joanna Turner*, Alfio V Parisi
University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Characterization of phytochromes as autophosphorylating kinases
Yun-Jeong Han1, A-Young Shin1, Pill-Soon Song2, Jeong-Il Kim*1
1Chonnam National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Cheju National University, Korea, Republic of
Monday, June 23:  MAM6-Photobiology in Asia - 1  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Cholesterol: A multifaceted photooxidizable lipid
Albert Girotti
Medical College of Wisconsin, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM -KCS Interdisciplinary Symposium  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Closing the vicious cycle of skin cell photo-oxidative stress: The lipid peroxidation-derived protein epitope DHP is a potent UVA-sensitizer
Georg T. Wondrak*, Christopher M. Cabello, Bobbi L. Anglin, Sara M. Azimian, Sarah D. Lamore
University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy and Arizona Cancer Center, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM1-Photooxidation in Proteins  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Combination of photodynamic therapy and surgery for multiple primary lung cancer
Taichiro Ishizumi*1, Jitsuo Usuda1, Shuji Ichinose1, Keishi Ohtani1, sachio Maehara1, Yoshihiko Tsunoda1, Tetsuya Okunaka2, Norihiko Ikeda1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Japan, 2Respiratory Disease Center, Sanno Hospital, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
Posters:  Poster session
Crucial role of phospholipase C ε in ultraviolet B irradiation-induced skin inflammation and skin tumor development
Masahiro Oka*, Tsuneyoshi Kamo, Hironori Edamatsu, Masanobu Sakaguchi, Makoto Kunisada, Riko Kitazawa, Tohru Kataoka, Chikako Nishigori
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Cv-pdg Facilitates repair of UVB-Induced DNA damage in skin
Jodi Johnson*, Brian Lowell, R. Stephen Lloyd, Amanda McCullough
Oregon Health & Science University, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Cyanobacterial photoreceptors: Crystal structure and spectral properties of AnPixJ_GAF2
Rei Narikawa1, Shigeru Itoh2, Genji Kurisu1, Masahiko Ikeuchi*1
1The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2Nagoya University, Japan
Saturday, June 21:  SAM2-Bacterial Phyochromes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Cyanobacterial Rhodopsins: Light-Driven proton pump GR (Gloeorhodopsin) and ASR (Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin) for regulating gene expression of photosynthetic pigments
Ah Reum Choi, So Young Kim, Kwang-Hwan Jung*
Sogang university, Korea, Republic of
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
Cytochrome c Oxidation by the phthalocyanine Pc 4 and light: Detection of a unique singlet oxygen derivate product
Myriam Rodriguez*, Junhwan Kim, Ming Guo, Malcolm Kenney, Nancy Oleinick, Vernon Anderson
Case Western Reserve University, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM1-Photooxidation in Proteins  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Deconstructionist Organic Chemistry: Cleaning Water with Light.
William Jenks
Iowa State University, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM2-Environmental Photobiology  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Detection of blue light receptor genes from metagenomic DNA using a microarray approach
Gopal Pathak1, Armin Ehrenreich3, Wolfgang Streit2, Aba Losi4, Wolfgang Gaertner*1
1MPI Bioinorganic Chemisty, Germany, 2Dept Microbiology, Univ. Hamburg, Germany, 3Dept Microbiology, Univ. Goettingen, Germany, 4Dept Physics, Univ Parma, Italy
Posters:  Poster session
Discrimination of malignant melanoma from malignant melanoma suspicious nevi by non invasive in-vivo NIR-FT Raman spectroscopy
Peter Philipsen*, Robert Gniadecki, Hans Christian Wulf
Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Diversity and evolution of LOV-dependent blue-light signaling proteins
Ulrich Krauss1, Bui Quang Minh2, Aba Losi3, Wolfgang Gaertner*4, Thorsten Eggert5, Arndt v. Haeseler2, Karl-Erich Jaeger1
1IMET - FZ Juelich, Germany, 2Center of Informatics; Univ Vienna, Austria, 3Dept Physics Univ Parma, Italy, 4MPI Bioinorganic Chemistry, Germany, 5evocaltec, Germany
Posters:  Poster session
DNA damage induction and repair in human respiratory epithelium and human epidermis exposed to broadband ultraviolet radiation.
David Mitchell*1, Edina Garaczi2, Zsolt Bella3, Lajos Kemeny2, Andrea Koreck2, Guillermo Sanchez1
1Department of Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States, 2Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University of Szeged, Hungary, 3Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Szeged, Hungary
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
DNA repair and photoaging
Daniel Yarosh
AGI Dermatics, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Drinking green tea prevents UVB-induced immunosuppression through rapid repair of damaged DNA and enhancement of nucleotide excision repair gene expression in mice
Santosh Katiyar*1, Syed Meeran1, Harry van Steeg2, Thejass Punathil1
1University of Alabama at Birmingham,, United States, 2National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM1-Nutriceuticals in Photobiology  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Drug Photodegradation in the Solid State: Unexpected Photochemistry Observed in a Lyophilized Product
Steven Baertschi
Lilly Corporate Center, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM1-ASP/PPS-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - A  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Dynamic molecular responses of plants to photon
Jeongsik Kim1, Sung Hyun Hong1, Yumi Kim1, Hyunmo Choi1, Miji Yeom1, Suyeong Jeong1, Jong Sang Ryu3, Dong Su Kim4, Hong Gil Nam*2
1Division of Molecular and Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of, 2School of Interdisciplinary Biosciences and Bioengineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of, 3Division of Bio & Health, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea, Republic of, 4Genomine Research Division, Genomine, Inc, Korea, Republic of
Monday, June 23:  MAM6-Photobiology in Asia - 1  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Dynamics of ultrastructural changes in the isolated neuron under photodynamic impact
Anatoly Uzdensky
Institute of Neurocybernetics, Russian Federation
Posters:  Poster session
Economic benefit of increased vitamin D
William Grant
SUNARC, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Effect of fluence rate on tumor metabolism during PDT of tumors in rats evaluated by Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Kim Mongrain*, Jacques A. Rousseau, Christian Thibaudeau, Luc Tremblay, Martin Lepage, Roger Lecomte, Johan E. van Lier
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Effect of H-type colorant aggregation on the photostability of liquid formulations.
Guilherme Indig
University of Wisconsin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM1-ASP/PPS-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - A  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Effects of chitosan nanoparticles on the uptake and phototoxicity of delta-aminolevulinic acid
Maria Perde-Schrepler*1, Ioana Brie1, Piroska Virag1, Ion Dan Postescu1, Olga Soritau1, Eva Fischer-Fodor1, Gabriela Chereches1, Corina Tatomir1, Simina Dreve2
1Oncologic Institute I.Chiricuta, Romania, 2National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Romania
Posters:  Poster session
Effects of topically-applied hydroxyacids on UV-Induced erythema assessed by Digital Image Analysis (DIA)
RongRong WEI*, Donnie Lowther, Andrija Kornhauser
FDA, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Elucidating the mechanisms of photodynamic therapy induced endothelial cell morphological and functional change.
Priyanka Agharkar*, Bin Chen
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Enabling plants to tolerate the shade with bathochromic Phytochromes A
Yun-Jeong Han1, Yong-Min Kim*1, Min-Gon Kim1, Jeong-Il Kim1, Pill-Soon Song2
1Chonnam National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Cheju National University, Korea, Republic of
Posters:  Poster session
Evaluation of angiogenic markers in vascular and cellular mediated photodynamic therapy using hypericin
Ramaswamy Bhuvaneswari*1, Yik Yuen Gan2, Sasidharan Swarnalatha Lucky1, William Wei Lim Chin1, Mohamed Ali-Seyed1, Khee Chee Soo1, Malini Olivo1
1National Cancer Centre, Singapore, 2Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Posters:  Poster session
Evolving paradigms for processing DNA photoproducts in bacteria and in human cells
Philip C. Hanawalt
Stanford University, United States
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Excited-state structural dynamics and photochemistry of pyrimidine nucleobases
Glen R. Loppnow
University of Alberta, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MPM2-Raman Spectroscopy and Photobiology  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Exposure of human reconstructed skin to low dose of daily ultraviolet radiation revealed a different oxidative stress response in keratinocytes and fibroblasts.
Claire Marionnet*, Cécile Pierrard, Juliette Sok, François Lejeune, Marie Thomas, Françoise Bernerd
L'Oreal Recherche, France
Posters:  Poster session
Exposure to sun and sun beds – advantages versus risk for health
Alina Carmen Porojnicu*, Zoya Lagunova, Johan Moan
Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Extracorporeal photopheresis in atopic dermatitis
Peter Wolf
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM2-Extracorpeal Photoimmunotherapy- Photophoresis  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Extracorporeal photopheresis reverses experimental graft-versus-host disease through regulatory T cells
Erin Gatza*, James Ferrara
University of Michigan, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM2-Extracorpeal Photoimmunotherapy- Photophoresis  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy
Richard Mathies
University of California, Berkeley, United States
Monday, June 23:  MPM2-Raman Spectroscopy and Photobiology  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Ferric Chloride mediated oxidation of bacteriochlorins. first synthesis of pyrrole “B” reduced Free-base and Metallated Photosensitizers for Tumor-Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
Chao Liu*1, Mahabeer Dobhal1, Tymish Ohulchanskyy2, Janet Morgan3, Yihui Chen1, Joseph Missert1, Munawwar Sajad4, Hani Nabi4, Ulas Sunar1, William Potter1, Earl Bergey2, Paras Prasad2, Allan Oseroff3, Ravindra Pandey1
1PDT Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States, 2Institute of Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics,, United States, 3Department of Dermatology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States, 4Department of Nuclear Medicine, SUNY, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Fluorescence diagnostic imaging of lesions in the human oral cavity using hypericin
Patricia Soo-Ping Thong*1, William Wei-Lim Chin1, Ramaswamy Bhuvaneswari1, Kiang-Wei Kho1, Kent Mancer2, Malini Olivo1, Khee-Chee Soo1
1National Cancer Centre, Singapore, 2Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Fluorescence kinetics and drug transport of chlorin e6 – polyvinylpyrrolidone for photodynamic applications of urological cancer
William Wei Lim Chin*1, Paul Wan Sia Heng2, Weber Kam On Lau3, Pei Li Lim3, Ramaswamy Bhuvaneswari1, Patricia Soo Ping Thong1, Malini Olivo1
1Division of Medical Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore, 2Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 3Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Fluorescence lifetime of hypericin has an important role for determination of its biological activity inside the cells.
Veronika Huntosova*1, Franck Sureau2, Zuzana Nadova1, Pavol Miskovsky1
1University P. J. Safarik, Slovakia, 2University P. & M. Curie, France
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Formation and accumulation of damaged proteins within cells: evidence for a key role for protein peroxides in cellular damage.
Michael Davies*, Michelle Gracanin, Aldwin Suryo Rahmanto
The Heart Research Institute, Australia
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM1-Photooxidation in Proteins  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Functional analysis of photoactivated Adenylyl Cyclase alpha (PACa) from euglena gracilis
Jens Looser*1, Saskia Schroeder-Lang2, Masakatsu Watanabe3, Peter Hegemann4, Georg Nagel1
1Universitaet Wuerzburg, Julius-von-Sachs-Institut fuer Biowissenschaften, Germany, 2Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biophysik, Germany, 3National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan, 4Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin, Experimentelle Biophysik, Germany
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM3-Environmental Aspects and Biological Applications of Blue Light Receptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Functional melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) is not necessary for an inflammatory response to UV radiation in adult mouse skin
Agnieszka Wolnicka-Glubisz, Frances Noonan*, Edward De Fabo
EOH/SPHHS, The George Washington University, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Functional transplant of photoactivated adenylyl cyclase (PAC) into Aplysia sensory neurons
Tatsumi Nagahama1, Takeshi Suzuki2, Shinya Yoshikawa3, Mineo Iseki*2
1Toho University, Japan, 2Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan, 3Fukui Prefectural University, Japan
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM3-Environmental Aspects and Biological Applications of Blue Light Receptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
G+C content of genomes is a key parameter for the distribution of UVB-induced bipyrimidine DNA photoproducts
Thierry DOUKI*1, Sabine Matallana-Surget2, Jarah A. Meador3, Fabien Joux2
1CEA-INaC/SCIB, France, 2CNRS & Université Paris VI UMR 7621, France, 3Columbia University, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM4-Contributed Papers - E  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Geometry conversion factors that change UV doses relative to the horizontal plane to doses Relevant to the human body
Stanely Pope1, John Streicher2, Dianne Godar*3
1Sun Systems & Svc, Inc., United States, 2National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States, 3Food and Drug Administration, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hairless mouse with UV-induced skin tumors as a model for chemo- and photo- therapy of cancer.
Max Myakishev
URMC, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Hierarchy of repair of the different cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers in human skin and cultured cells
Thierry Douki*1, Stephane Mouret1, Marie Cherveron2, Jean Cadet1, Alain Favier1
1CEA-INaC/SCIB, France, 2Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre, France
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
How actin works in chloroplast photorelocation movement?
Masamitsu Wada
National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
How blue light regulates kinase activity of phototropin
Satoru Tokutomi*1, Daisuke Matsuoka2, Kazunori zikihara1, Koji Okajima1, Hitomi Katsura1, Shizue Yoshihara1, Masayoshi Nakasako3
1Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 2Kobe University, Japan, 3Keio University, Japan
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
How does UVR exposure dose and behavior in spring and summer influence on vitamin D level in autumn and winter?
Elisabeth Thieden*, Peter Alshede Philipsen, Hans Christian Wulf
Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Identification of free radicals induced by UV irradiation in collagen water solutions
Marine Dgebuadze*1, Nunu Metreveli1, Louisa Namicheishvili2, Keteven Jariashvili2, Eduard Chikvaidze2, Alina Sionkowska3
1Ilia Chavchavadze State University, Georgia, 2Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia, 3Nicolas Copernicus University, Poland
Posters:  Poster session
Imaging of DNA nanoparticles with tunable fluorescent nanocrystals for gene delivery monitoring
Anna Cristina Samia*1, Xuguang Chen1, Wenchao Sun1, Clemens Burda2, Pamela Davis1
1Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, United States, 2Center for Chemical Dynamics and Nanomaterials Research, Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
In vitro phototoxicity testing: a task involving multiple endpoints
Laurent Marrot*, Jean-Philippe Belaidi, Christophe Jones, Anita Labarussiat, Philippe Perez, Jean-Roch Meunier
L'Oreal Research, France
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM1-ASP/PPS-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - A  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Indocyanine Green enhanced non-invasive laser thermal ablation of experimentalbBreast carcinoma
Robert Griffin*, Cassie Jackson, Jeffrey Myhill, Petr Novak, Gal Shafirstein
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Interaction between 7-mercapto-4-methylcoumarin and CdSe quantum dots
María González-Béjar*, Mathieu Frenette, Juan Cesar Scaiano
University of Ottawa, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Interactive effects of elevated CO2 and UV exposure on microalgal photosynthesis
Patrick Neale*1, Cristina Sobrino2, Robert Moeller3
1Smithsonian Env. Res. Ctr, United States, 2Univ. Vigo, Spain, 3Miami Univ. Ohio, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM5-Aquatic Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Interplay of lysosomes and mitochondria in photodynamic therapy-induced death of cancer cells
Anna-Liisa Nieminen*1, Jennifer Frye1, Geraldine Quiogue1, Kashif Azizuddin2, Ping Zhang2, Malcolm Kenney2, Peter Pediaditakis3, John Lemasters1, Nancy Oleinick2
1Medical University of South Carolina, United States, 2Case Western Reserve University, United States, 3University of North Carolina, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM3-Photodynamic Therapy - 1  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Intravital microscopic analysis of vascular perfusion and macromolecule extravasation after photodynamic vascular targeting therapy
Chong He*1, Priyanka Agharkar1, Bin Chen1
1University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, United States, 2University of Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Investigating the role of adenine in the FAD of DNA photolyase
Madhavan Narayanan*, Robert Stanley
Temple University, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Isolation and characterization of photosynthetic chlorophyll antenna mutants by DNA insertional mutagenesis.
Henning Kirst*, Anastasios Melis
University of California at Berkeley, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM5-Aquatic Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Levels of retinyl palmitate and retinol in the skin and liver of SKH-1 mice topically treated with retinyl palmitate and concomitant exposure to simulated solar light for thirteen weeks
Qingsu Xia*1, Jian Yan1, Mary Boudreau1, Alan Warbritton2, Paul Howard1, Peter Fu1
1National Center for Toxicological Research, FDA, United States, 2Toxicological Pathology Association, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Life and death pathways for the UV DNA damage response in the S phase of human cells
James Cleaver*, Imenne Boubaker, Luzviminda Feeney, Sebastien de Feraudy
university of california, United States
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Light dosimetry for esophageal photodynamic therapy
Linda Jones
College of Charleston, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SPM2-Presidents Lectures  -  4:00PM - 5:30PM
Light sensing in the fungi
Alexander Idnurm
University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM2-Blue Light Photoreceptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Long-range molecular alignment across the surface of Sepia melanosomes
John Simon*, Dana Peles
Duke University, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM4-Award Lectures  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Low Level Light Therapy for wound healing: Basic mechanisms and animal models
Michael Hamblin1
1Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States, 2Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM2-Low-Level Light Therapy  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
LZF1, a light and HY5-regulated transcriptional factor, functions in Arabidopsis de-etiolation
Shu-Hsing Wu*, Chiung-swey Chang, Li-Teh Chen
Insitute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Monday, June 23:  MAM6-Photobiology in Asia - 1  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Making Quantum Dots more luminescent by Sulfur photocuring without compromising sensor response
Laetitia Rene-Boisneuf*, J. C. Scaiano
University of Ottawa, Canada
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Making schools safe for UV hypersensitive students
Robert Sayre*2, John Dowdy1
1Rapid Precision Testing Laboratories, United States, 2Dept Dermatology Div. Medicine, Univ Tenn Center for Health Sciences, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
MAS NMR analysis of the photochemical machinery of the photoreceptor phytochrome
Thierry Rohmer*1, Jon Hughes2, Wolfgang Gärtner3, Jörg Matysik1
1Leiden University, Netherlands, 2Justus-Liebig-Universität, Germany, 3Max-Planck-Institut für Bioanorganische Chemie, Germany
Saturday, June 21:  SAM2-Bacterial Phyochromes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Mast cell-derived IL-10 limits skin pathology associated with chronic low-dose ultraviolet B-irradiation
Michele Grimbaldeston*2, Susumu Nakae1, Janet Kalesnikoff1, Mindy Tsai1, Stephen Galli1
1Stanford University, United States, 2IMVS/Hanson Institute, Australia
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Measurement of solar UVB exposures in sea water with a high – exposure dosimeter
Peter Schouten*, Alfio Parisi, David Turnbull
University Of Southern Queensland, Australia
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM5-Aquatic Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Mechanisms of bystander signaling following photodynamic stress
Noemi Rubio*, Robert W. Redmond
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM3-Photodynamic Therapy - 1  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Mechanisms of enhancement of Anti-Tumor immunity by PDT: Role of inflammatory mediators
Sandra O. Gollnick*, Craig Brackett
Roswell Park Cancer Inst., United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Mechanisms of UV-induced melanoma
Frances Noonan*1, Jesse Bahn1, Agnieszka Wolnicka-Glubisz1, Heather Poetschke-Klug1, Miriam Anver2, Glenn Merlino3, Edward De Fabo1
1EOH/SPHHS, The George Washington University, United States, 2SAIC NCI-Frederick, United States, 3Laboratory of Cancer Biology & Genetics, NCI/NIH, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Mice drinking goji berry juice are protected against photoimmune suppression via haem oxygenase induction
Vivienne E. Reeve*, Munif Allanson, Diane Domanski
University of Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM1-Nutriceuticals in Photobiology  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Mitochondrial distribution in photoreceptors make them a candidate for oxidative damage, and for photobiological repair
Jonathan Stone1
1University of Sydney, Australia, 2Australian National University, Australia
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM2-Low-Level Light Therapy  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Mitochondrial redox activation of cytochrome c by cardiolipin: An apoptotic gateway.
Valerian Kagan
University of Pittsburgh, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM2-ASP/RRS-Mitochondrial ROS  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Mode of action in ECP: An update on the role of regulatory T cells
Thomas Schwarz
Department of Dermatology, Germany
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM2-Extracorpeal Photoimmunotherapy- Photophoresis  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of photocarcinogenesis
Stefan Beissert
University of Muenster, Germany
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Motexafin Lutetium mediated PDT for recurrent prostate cancer.
Keith Cengel*, Kevin Du, Hiram Patel, Rosie Mick, Timmothy Zhu, Jarod Finlay, Theresa Busch, Stephen Hahn, S. Bruce Malkowicz
University of Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Multimode optical imaging system for In Vivo chemotherapy assessment in small animals
Jae Youn Hwang*1, Julia Ljubimova2, Lali K. Medina-Kauwe2, Daniel L. Farkas2
1University of Southern California, United States, 2Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Mutations affecting the GTP/ATP binding properties of the blue-light sensor YtvA
Aba Losi*2, Wolfgang Gaertner1, Elsa Livoti2, Yifen Tang1, Zhen Cao1, Ulrich Krauss3
1Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, Germany, 2Dept. Physics, University of Parma, Italy, 3Forschungzentrum Juelich, Germany
Monday, June 23:  MAM2-Blue Light Photoreceptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Neonatal exposure to ultraviolet radiation leads to immune suppression, potentially mediated by T regulatory cells
Heather McGee*1, H.K. Muller1, Greg Woods1
1Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia, 2School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM4-Contributed Papers - E  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
New amphiphilic halogenated bacteriochlorins: spectroscopic, photophysical and photobiological studies.
Janusz Dabrowski*1, Luis Arnaut3, Mariette Pereira3, Krystyna Urbanska2, Grazyna Stochel1
1Faculty of Chemistry, Poland, 2Biophysics Department, Poland, 3Chemistry Department, Portugal
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM4-Contributed Papers - E  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
New insight and prediction of photostability of sunscreens
Bernd Herzog*1, Myriam Sohn1, Uli Osterwalder2
1Ciba Grenzach GmbH, Germany, 2Ciba Inc., Switzerland
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM1-ASP/PPS-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - A  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
New photosensitizers for antimicrobial photodynamic therapy
Michael Hamblin1
1Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States, 2Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is protective against ultraviolet radiation-induced immunosuppression in humans
Diona Damian*, Eleni Yiasemides, Geetha Sivapirabu, Joohong Park, Gary Halliday
University of Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM1-Nutriceuticals in Photobiology  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Non-denatured soy extracts reduce UVB-induced skin damage via multiple mechanisms
Nannan Chen1, Richard Scarpa2, Li Zhang1, Miri Seiberg*1, Connie Lin1
1Johnson & Johnson, United States, 2Ernst & Young LLP, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Novel secosteroidogenic pathway and the skin
Andrzej Slominski*1, Robert Tuckey2, Jordan Zjawiony3
1University of Tennessee Health Science Center, United States, 2University of Western Australia, Australia, 3University of Mississippi, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Optical experiments with singlet oxygen: From single cells to gold nanodiscs
Peter R. Ogilby
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM1-ASP/PPS-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - A  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Optical model for Barrett's esophagus
Jane Buchanan*1, Linda Jones1, Norris Preyer, Jr.1, Herbert Wolfsen1, Michael Wallace1, Kanwar Gill1
1College of Charleston, United States, 2Mayo Clinic, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Organically Modified Silica (ORMOSIL) Nanoparticles as a drug delivery system for Photodynamic Therapy and tumor imaging
Chao Liu1, Anurag Gupta*1, Mahabeer P. Dobhal1, Tymish Y. Ohulchanskyy2, Indrajit Roy2, Janet Morgan1, Earl J. Bergey2, Paras N. Prasad2, Allan R. Oseroff1, Ravindra K. Pandey1
1Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States, 2SUNY at Buffalo, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Oxidative stress inhibits the repair of oxidative DNA base modifications generated by solar light
Bernd Epe*1, Wolfgang Eiberger1, Beate Volkmer2, Pablo Radicella3, Rachel Amouroux3, Claudine Dhérin3
1University of Mainz, Inst. of Pharmacy, Germany, 2Dermatologisches Zentrum, Germany, 3CEA, Inst. de Radiobiologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire, France
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Patient specific integrating sphere for improvement of dosimetry in PDT
Diana Glennie*1, Thomas J. Farrell2, Michael S. Patterson2, Joseph E. Hayward2, Greg Sawesky2, Pam Woodworth2
1McMaster University, Canada, 2Juravinski Cancer Centre, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
PDT-induced necrosis of neuronal and glial cells is controlled by cell signaling machinery
Anatoly Uzdensky
Institute of Neurocybernetics, Russian Federation
Posters:  Poster session
PET Imaging and PDT: Comparative tumor imaging and photosensitizing potential of Ring ‘B’ vs. Ring ‘D’ reduced chlorins with similar lipophilicity
Chao Liu*1, Mahabeer P. Dobhal1, Janet Morgan1, Tymish Y. Ohulchasskyy2, Yihui Chen1, Ulas Sunar1, William Potter1, Joseph R. Missert1, Earl J. Bergey2, Paras N. Prasad2, Allan R. Oseroff1, Ravindra K. Pandey1
1Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States, 2SUNY at Buffalo, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Photobiology and Photochemistry in industry: water disinfection and contamination treatment
Gordon Knight
Trojan Technologies, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Photobiomodulation as a novel non-invasive therapy for the treatment of neurodegeneration and autoimmunity.
Jeri-Anne Lyons*1, Kamaldeen Muilli1, Kristina DeSmet1, Huan Ling Liang2, Margaret Wong-Riley2, Harry Whelan2, Janis Eells1
1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM2-Low-Level Light Therapy  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photobiomodulation for retinal injury and retinal degenerative disease
Janis Eells*1, Kristina DeSmet1, Michele Henry2, James VerHoeve3, Michael Nork3, Margaret Wong-Riley2, Harry Whelan2, Diana Kirk4, Jonathan Stone4, Krisztina Valter4
1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, United States, 3University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States, 4The Australian National University, Australia
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Photocarcinogenesis data demonstrate the validity of the SCUP-m actionsSpectrum for UVR-Induced skin cancer
Paul Donald Forbes*, Douglas B. Learn, Christopher P. Sambuco, Marvin Arocena, Alan M. Hoberman
Charles River Laboratories, Inc., United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Photocarcinogenesis: What can we learn from the immune system?
Stephen Ullrich
UT MD andersonCancer Center, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SPM2-Presidents Lectures  -  4:00PM - 5:30PM
Photochemical cooperativity in photosystem II reaction center
Venkataramanaiah Viruvuru, Mario Fragata*
University of Quebec, Canada
Posters:  Poster session
Photodynamic therapy and the tumor microenvironment
Charles Gomer
University of Southern California, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM3-Photodynamic Therapy - 1  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photodynamic Therapy-Induced activation and nuclear relocalization of epidermal growth factor receptor and STAT3 mediates survival of ovarian and lung cancer cells
Keith Cengel*, Sarah Hagan, Mousumi Chadhury, Stephen Hahn
University of Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM3-Photodynamic Therapy - 1  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photoimunomodulation in cosmetics
Priscila Menezes*1, Carlos Praes2, Israel Feferman2, Vanderlei Bagnato1, Cladio Sibata1
1University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2O Boticário, Brazil
Posters:  Poster session
Photooxidative stress in melanocytes: from specific damage to specific responses
Laurent Marrot*, Jean-Philippe Belaïdi, Elodie Burty, Christophe Jones, Philippe Perez, Jérémie Soeur, Jean-Roch Meunier
L'Oreal Research, France
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photophereis in CTCL and systemic sclerosis
Robert Knobler
Medical University of Vienna, department of Dermatology, Austria
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM2-Extracorpeal Photoimmunotherapy- Photophoresis  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photopheresis in solid organ transplantation
John Zic
Vanderbilt Univ School of Medicine, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM2-Extracorpeal Photoimmunotherapy- Photophoresis  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Photophysical properties of Pheophorbide-a and Pheophorbide-a – Carboquone complex and its interactions with DNA Nucleosides and DNA oligonucleotides
Yisaira Diaz-Espinosa*1, Rafael Arce1, Antonio E. Alegria2
1University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico, 2University of Puerto Rico in Humacao, Puerto Rico
Posters:  Poster session
Photophysics of the eye—Dosimetry for exposure of the retina and other ocular structures
David Sliney
Consulting Medical Physicist, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Photoreversibility of fruiting in oriental melon (Cucumis Melo L.)
Seung Chang Hong*1, Pyung Gyun Shin1, An Cheol Chang1, Ki Sang Lee1, Chul Won Lee1
1National Institute of Agricultural Science & Technology. RDA, Korea, Republic of, 2Chungbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Posters:  Poster session
Phototoxic damage to human lens epithelial cells
Joan E. Roberts*1, Albert Wielgus2, Usha Andley3, Colin F. Chignell2
1Natural Science, Fordham University, United States, 2NIEHS,Laboratory of Pharmacology and Chemistry, United States, 3Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Phototoxicity of pristine (C60) and hydroxylated [C60(OH)24] fullerene towards keratinocytes
Baozhong Zhao*, Yu-Ying He, Piotr J. Bilski, Colin F. Chignell
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Phototriggered liposomal release
Imene Chebbi*1, Daniel Brault1, Marc Lecouvey2, Evelyne Migianu2, Olivier Seksek1
1Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France, 2Universite Paris Nord, France
Posters:  Poster session
PIF5: Photoactivated protein degradation and negative regulation of PhyB Abundance in prolonged red light illumination
Yu Shen*, Rajnish Khanna, Peter Quail
UC Berkeley, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM6-Photobiology in Asia - 1  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Platelet Activating Factor (PAF) induces mast cell migration from the skin to draining lymph nodes
Scott Byrne*, Clare Beaugie
Dermatology Research Laboratories, Australia
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Practical assessment of recommended UV exposures for vitamin D synthesis
Ann R. Webb*, Richard Kift, Marie Durkin, Lucy Bunhill, Jacqueline Berry, Lesley E. Rhodes
University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Prevention of genomic damage afforded by three sunscreen products having the same SPF: Beneficial effect of Mexoryl SX
Laurent Marrot*1, Jean-Philippe Belaïdi1, Isabelle Hansenne2, Jean-Roch Meunier1
1L'Oreal, France, 2L'Oreal, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Primary photo processes in some Fluoroquinolone antibiotics
Suppiah Navaratnam*1, Fernando Lorenzo2, Ruth Edge3, Norman Allen2
1University of Salford, United Kingdom, 2Manchester Metroplotan University, United Kingdom, 3University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM4-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - B  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Probiotics : A new approach in oral photoprotection
Patricia Manissier
Laboratoires innéov, France
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM1-Nutriceuticals in Photobiology  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Properties of photosystem ii (psii) in arabidopsis thaliana “lpa1” and chlamydomonas reinhardtii “rep27” mutants under photoinhibitory and recovery conditions
David Dewez*1, Jose Gines Garcia-Cerdan2, Sungsoon Park1, Wolfgang P. Schroeder2, Anastasios Melis1
1University of California - Berkeley, United States, 2Institute of Chemistry, Umea University, Sweden
Posters:  Poster session
Properties of UVA or UVB irradiated quercetin, a potential topical photoprotectant
Brian Fahlman*, Ed Krol
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Posters:  Poster session
Protein- and peptide-membrane interactions investigated with UV resonance Raman spectroscopy
Judy Kim*, Hannah Shafaat, Katheryn Sanchez, Diana Schlamadinger, Tiffany Neary
University of California at San Diego, United States
Monday, June 23:  MPM2-Raman Spectroscopy and Photobiology  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Proteomic response of the Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus early cleavage embryo to ultraviolet radiation
Joseph Campanale*, Lars Tomanek, Nikki Adams
California Polytechnic State University, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Quantification of reactive oxygen species damage to Mitochondrial DNA after radiation and H2O2
Helene Hill
NJ Medical School, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM2-ASP/RRS-Mitochondrial ROS  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Quantification of total and deleted mitochondrial DNA copies in Chinese hamster fibroblasts expressing mutations in the nuclear genes coding for succinate dehydrogenase (SDH)
Helene Hill*1, Douglas Spitz2, James Dermody1, Robert Donnelly1, Disha Dayal2, Kjerstin Owens2
1NJ Medical School, United States, 2University of IA, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Quantitative assessment of genotoxicity induced by simulated solar UV on a reconstructed skin model EPISKIN
Laurent Marrot*1, Emilie Planel1, Nathalie Boyera2, Jean-Philippe Belaïdi1, Christophe Jones1, Perez Philippe1, Jean-Roch Meunier1
1L'Oreal research, France, 2EPISKIN Laboratories, France
Posters:  Poster session
REP27, a tetratricopeptide repeat nuclear-encoded and chloroplast-localized protein functions in the D1/32 kD reaction center protein turnover and photosystem-II repair from photodamage.
Sungsoon Park*, David Dewez, Anastasios Melis
University of California Berkeley, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Resonance Raman studies of mitoNEET: pH and pioglitazone binding effects
Timothy Tirrell*, Mark Paddock, Andrea Conlan, Patricia Jennings, Judy Kim
University of California, San Diego, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Review of the Vitamin D endocrine system: From ultraviolet light and 7-dehydrocholesterol, thru key metabolism, to production of a steroid hormone with a complex receptor system and a multitude of biological responses
Anthony Norman
University of California, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Role of retinoids in visual photoreceptor function and survival
Rosalie Crouch
Medical University of South Carolina, United States
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM4-Award Lectures  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Roles of different functional moieties of phototropins
Akira Nagatani*, Akihiko Onodera, Sam-Geun Kong, Yusuke Aihara, Toshiaki Kozuka, Tomomi Suzuki
Kyoto Univerity, Japan
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
RopGEF11, novel phytochrome interacting protein, is involved in light signaling in Arabidopsis
Dong Ho Shin1, Bong-Kwan Phee1, Tae-Lim Kim1, Jihye Yoo1, Jeong-Il Kim2, Kyoung-Jin Park2, Pill-Soon Song3, Yong-Kook Kwon1, Man-Ho Cho1, Jong-Seong Jeon1, Seong Hee Bhoo*1, Tae-Ryong Hahn1
1Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of, 2Chonnam National University, Korea, Republic of, 3Cheju National University, Korea, Republic of
Monday, June 23:  MAM6-Photobiology in Asia - 1  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Safety assessments of endoscopic light exposures of internal tissues
David Sliney
Consulting Medical Physicist, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM4-Pharmaceutical Photochemistry - B  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
SERS-based sensors and assays
Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu*, Cynthia Pagba, Stephen Lane
University of California Davis, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Signaling control of apoptosis in photosensitized glial cells
Uzdensky Anatoly
Institute of Neurocybernetics, Russian Federation
Posters:  Poster session
Signaling events in nitric oxide-induced cell resistance to photodynamic eradication
Reshma Bhowmick, Albert Girotti*
Medical College of Wisconsin, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Singlet Oxygen: A critical ROS in Photodynamic Therapy
Brian Wilson
Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM2-ASP/RRS-Mitochondrial ROS  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Solar radiations and the induction of DNA damages, Mutations and Skin cancers, especially Malignant Melanomas
Richard Setlow
Brookhaven National Laboratory, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM1- -Photobiology Perspectives Lecture  -  10:30AM - 11:00AM
Stand-Off detection of vapor-phase materials using back-scattered Coherent spectroscopy
Bradley Arnold
UMBC, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM2-Environmental Photobiology  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Structure and binding analyses of Arabidopsis thaliana cryptochrome 3 in complex with CPD-comprising probes
Richard Pokorny*1, Tobias Klar2, Lars-Oliver Essen2, Alfred Batschauer1
1Philipps University, Department of Biology, Germany, 2Philipps University, Department of Chemistry, Germany
Monday, June 23:  MAM2-Blue Light Photoreceptors  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Study of interaction of Hypericin in U-87MG cell line using synchrotron based Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy
Luboslava Buriankova2, Matthieu Refregiers1, Sirinart Srichan1, Veronika Huntosova*2, Paul Dumas1, Pavol Miskovsky2
1Synchrotron SOLEIL, France, 2University P.J.Safarik, Slovakia
Posters:  Poster session
Sub-erythemal UV radiation effects on human skin
Anny Fourtanier
L'Oréal Recheche, France
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
Surface elastic properties and Age-Dependent photoionization thresholds of human RPE melanosomes and lipofuscin
John Simon
Duke University, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Synergies of VEGF Inhibition and Photodynamic Therapy in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
Maria-Fernanda Zuluaga1, Meihua Ju2, Carolina Mailhos2, Gregory Robinson2, David T. Shima2, Robert Gurny1, Norbert Lange*1
1University of Geneva, Switzerland, 2Eyetech Research Center, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Synthesis and photophysical properties of functional macromolecules from short Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (sSWNT), (4,4’-diphenylvinyl)-sSWNT and (alkyl-azaxanthone)-sSWNT.
Roberto Martin1, Liliana Jimenez*1, Juan C. Scaiano1, Hermenegildo Garcia1
1University of Ottawa, Canada, 2Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica CSIC/UPV, Spain
Posters:  Poster session
TGF-beta1 transgenic mice: a suitable model for the therapeutic action of PUVA in psoriasis
Tej Pratap Singh1, Michael P. Schön2, Kai Michaelis3, Xiao-Jing Wang4, Helmut Kerl1, Peter Wolf*1
1Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria, 2Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany, 3Rudolf Virchow Center for Experimental Biomedicine and Department of Dermatology, University of Würzburg, Germany, 4Departments of Otolaryngology, Dermatology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Oregon Health & Science University, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
The cone photoreceptors for color vision depend on presence of the transport protein IRBP for normal function
Ryan Parker, Rosalie Crouch*
Medical Univeristy of south Carolina, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM5-Ocular Photobiology  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
The control of skin carcinogenesis in mice via metabolic regulation of cyclic guanosine monophosphate
Munif Allanson, Sondur J. Arun, Vivienne E. Reeve*
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Australia
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
The effects of melanin on the amount and distribution of DNA damage induced by UVA and UVB radiation.
David Mitchell*1, Lakshmi Paniker1, Vishnukama Golla1, Douki Thierry2
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States, 2Lab Lésions des Acides Nucléiques, CEA, France
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
The effects of UVB light on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in humans with 3% dihydroxyacetone treatment of skin
Laura Armas1, Ramon Fusaro*1, Christopher Huerter1, Robert Sayre2, Robert Heaney1
1Creighton University, United States, 2University Tennesses, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM3-Vitamin D/UVB  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
The excited states of fluorescent adenine analogs: An Ab Initio and stark spectroscopic study of 2-Aminopurine and 8-Vinyladenine.
Goutham Kodali*, Kurt Kistler, Spiridoula Matsika, Robert Stanley
Temple University, United States
Posters:  Poster session
The ideal sunscreen protects against sunburn, skin photo aging and skin cancer but still allows the synthesis of Vitamin D3 in the skin – an in vitro and in silico assessment of past, current and future sunscreens.
Uli Osterwalder*, Bernd Herzog
Ciba Inc., Switzerland
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
The immunosuppressant Rapamycin alters the p53 mutation spectrum in UV-induced skin tumors and inhibits tumor outgrowth.
Pieter Voskamp1, Gudrun Koehl2, Heggert Rebel1, Jan-Nico Bouwes Bavinck1, Hans Schlitt2, Frank de Gruijl*1, Edward Geissler2
1Leiden Univ. Med. Ctr., Netherlands, 2Univ. of Regensburg, Germany
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
The performance of a sunscreen depends on the UVR spectrum with which it is tested
Antony Young
King's College School of Medicine (Guy's Campus), United Kingdom
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM6-Contributed Papers - D  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
The Photosensitizing potential of compact fluorescent vs. incandescent light bulbs
Colin Chignell*, Robert Sik, Piotr Bilski
Laboratory of Pharmacology, NIEHS/NIH, United States
Posters:  Poster session
The role of naturally occurring sensitizers in the formation of free radicals in the photolysis of Xenobiotics
Bernadette Marquez, Peter de Lijser*
California State University, Fullerton, United States
Posters:  Poster session
The role of tumor-antigens and T regulatory cells in PDT-induced anti-tumor immunity.
Pawel Mroz*, Michael Hamblin
Wellman Center for Photomedicine. MAss. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM5-Photodynamic Therapy - 2  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
The structure of a complete phytochrome sensory module in the Pr ground state
Jon Hughes*1, Jo Mailiet1, Essen Lars-Oliver1
1Plant Physiology, Justus Liebig University, Germany, 2Structural biochemistry, Phillips University, Germany
Saturday, June 21:  SAM2-Bacterial Phyochromes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Time-resolved detection of conformation changes of photosensor proteins
Masahide Terazima
Kyoto University, Japan
Monday, June 23:  MPM3-Photobiology in Asia - 2  -  3:00PM- 5:00PM
Topical delivery of silicon phthalocyanine photosensitizer Pc 4 for photodynamic therapy of skin pathologies
Minh Lam*1, Diana SantoDomingo1, Yun Liu1, Andrew Hsia1, Denise Hatala1, Malcolm Kenney1, Nancy Oleinick1, Kevin Cooper1, Elma Baron1
1Case Western Reserve University, United States, 2Cleveland Veteran Affairs Medical Center, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Topical Vitamin D increases the ability of regulatory T Cells to suppress asthma-like responses in a mouse model of alergic airways Disease
Shelley Gorman*, Melinda Judge, Prue Hart
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Australia
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Towards in vivo PDT dosimetry using fluorescence lifetime imaging
Qiyin Fang*1, Jennifer Russell1, Kevin Diamond2, Joseph Hayward2, Tom Farrell2, Michael Patterson2, Tony Collins1
1McMaster University, Canada, 2Juravinski Cancer Centre, Canada
Monday, June 23:  MAM4-Imaging Techniques and Probes  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Transgenic mice with a knock in point mutation at p53 codon 172 exhibit increased sensitivity to UV-induced skin damage, immunosuppression, and skin cancer.
Cara Benjamin*, Chengming Zhu, Alberto Limón-Flores, David Mitchell, Stephen Ullrich, Honnavara Anathaswamy
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TPM3-Photocarcinogenesis  -  4:00PM - 6:00PM
Treatment of tumors using PDT or chemoablation using PV-10 produces antitumor immunity effective on remote tumors
Craig Dees*, T.C. Scott, E.A. Wachter
Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM1-Contributed Paper - F  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Tubublin polymerization with porphyrins
Rolando Valdez*, Eric Johnson, Lorenzo Brancaleon
University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Posters:  Poster session
Tumor microenvironment as an effector of PDT response
Theresa Busch*, E. Paul Wileyto, Arjun Yodh, Guoqiang Yu, Xiaoman Xing, Shirron Carter, Elizabeth Rickter, Min Yuan, Kevin Jenkins
University of Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday, June 24:  TAM3-Photodynamic Therapy - 1  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Ultrafast dynamics and anionic active states of the flavin cofactor in cryptochrome and photolyase
Dongping Zhong
The Ohio State University, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Ultrafast excited state Isomerization in phytochrome revealed by femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy
Jyotishman Dasgupta*1, Renee Frontiera1, Keenan Taylor2, J. Clark Lagarias2, Richard Mathies1
1University of California, United States, 2University of California, United States
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Ultrafast excited-state structural dynamics of GFP observed by femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy
Chong Fang*, Rosalie Tran, Renee Frontiera, Richard A. Mathies
Department of Chemistry, University of California, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM4-Contributed Papers - E  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Ultrafast structural dynamics in BLUF domains: transient infrared spectroscopy of AppA and its mutants.
Allison Stelling*, K. Ronayne, J. Nappa, P. Tonge, S. Meech
Stony Brook University, United States
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM4-Contributed Papers - E  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Ultraviolet-A radiation induces changes in cyclin G gene expression in mouse melanoma cells
Riikka Pastila*, Dariusz Leszczynski
STUK- Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Finland
Saturday, June 21:  SAM4-Contributed Papers - A  -  11:00AM - 1:00PM
Using principal component analysis to determine Photofrin content from reflectance spectra
Daryl Reynolds*1, Norris Preyer1, Linda Jones1, Jane Buchanan1, Marquitta Scott1, Herbert Wolfsen2, Kanwar Gill2, Michael Wallace2
1College of Charleston, United States, 2Mayo Clinic, United States
Posters:  Poster session
UV photodimer processing in mammalian cells
Leon Mullenders
LUMC, Toxicogenetics, Netherlands
Monday, June 23:  MPM1-ASP/ESP-Mechanisms of DNA Damage & Repair  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
UV protective effects of flavonoids: From the human skin cell model to a human trial
Rex Tyrrell*1, Sharmila Basu-Modak1, Catherine Rice-Evans1, Jean Krutmann1, Len Roza1
1University of Bath, United Kingdom, 2University of Delhi, India, 3King's College London, United Kingdom, 4Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Germany, 5TNO Nutrition and Food Research, Netherlands
Wednesday, June 25:  WAM1-Nutriceuticals in Photobiology  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
UV Radiation induces mutations in the PTEN gene in melanomas from xeroderma pigmentosum patients
YUN WANG*, John DiGiovanna, Jere Stern, Thomas Hornyak, Mark Raffeld, Sikandar Khan, Kyu Seon Oh, Kenneth Kraemer
NIH/NCI, United States
Posters:  Poster session
UVB, UVA and interactive effects are immunosuppressive in humans
Gary Halliday*, Yasmin Renwick, Diona Damian
University of Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, June 25:  WPM1-Photoimmunology and Photocarcinogesis-M.Kripke Celebration  -  3:00PM - 5:00PM
UV-induced histone H2AX phosphorylation and recruitment of double strand break related proteins in XP-B cells
Kyu-Seon Oh*1, Michael Bustin2, Kenneth Kreamer1
1DNA repair Section, CCR, National Cancer Institute, United States, 2Laboratory of Metabolism, CCR, National Cancer Institute, United States
Monday, June 23:  MAM3-Contributed Papers -C  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM
Validation of bio-behavioral measurement methods of sun exposure for skin cancer prevention research in Southern Arizona high school students
Naja McKenzie*1, Elisabeth Thieden2, Jakob Heidenreich2
1Arizona Cancer Center, United States, 2Bispebjerg Hospital University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday, June 22:  SNAM3-Contributed Papers - B  -  8:30AM - 10:30AM