Advanced Light Microscopy Core workshops with ZEISS, April 24-26

The Advanced Light Microscopy Core at the Jungers Center and the Vollum Institute are hosting a free ZEISS-sponsored workshop aimed at educating scientists and students on the fundamentals of microscopy. This event includes a combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and purveying information applicable to microscope systems from all manufacturers.

Tuesday, April 24 – Lectures in Vollum M1441

1:15–2 p.m.  Generating Publication Quality Images, Part 1: “Understanding Signal-to-Noise, Contrast Techniques, Illumination, Objectives and Sample Preparation”

2–3 p.m. Generating Publication Quality Images, Part 2: “Understanding Resolution, Detectors, Image Processing, Optical Sectioning and Guidelines for Publication”

3–3:45 p.m. Advanced Techniques: “Correlative Microscopy, Superresolution, SPIM and Single Molecule Imaging”

Select the activities that suit your interests or feel free to attend the entire event for a more complete training. Reserve your spot.

Wednesday and Thursday, April 25-26 – Demonstrations
Hands-on demonstrations on four different instruments set up on the 3rd floor of the Vollum Institute. Registration is required as group sizes are strictly limited to ensure a productive learning environment.

  • Axio Vert.A1 “Contrast Techniques and Simple Methods for Improving Your Image”
  • Axio Observer “Considering Objective Lenses, Cameras and Image Acquisition Parameters”
  • Axio Zoom.V16 “Acquiring Images of Large Samples, such as Model Organisms and Brain Slices”
  • LSM 700  “3D Imaging, Optical Sectioning and Deep Brain Imaging

Register to attend the lectures or demonstrations. Questions? Contact Stefanie Kaech, Ph.D.