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Course on Optical Microscopy Imaging for Biosciences | 11th Edition

 

1-5 April 2019

i3S - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto

 

The 11th edition of the Course on Optical Microscopy Imaging for Biosciences offers to the participants a comprehensive light microscopy course that explores the fundamentals of light microscopy and introduces the state-of-art of advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The course will cover subjects from sample preparation to quantitative image analysis and will include theoretical and hands-on practical sessions. Specialists in microscopy will teach the lectures and the major microscopy companies support the practical sessions.

 

Target Audience:

The course is designed to master and PhD students, early career researchers plus all other researchers interested in acquire skills in optical microscopy.

 

Course Duration: 40h | Monday to Friday | Full Time from 9:30 to 19:00

 

Course Coordination: Paula Sampaio, i3S/IBMC

 

 

Program

Program Topics

Specimen preparation; Light properties and image formation; Optical contrast techniques in transmission light microscopy; Fluorescence microscopy techniques: wide-field, laser scanning confocal, two-photon, TIRF and light-sheet; Live cell imaging; Analyzing biomolecular interactions and dynamics: FRET, FLIM, FRAP, PA, FC; Super-resolution microscopy; Quantitative image analysis.

 

Speakers

Speakers and Trainers

 

António Pereira

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

 

Camilo Guzman

International Iberian Nanotechnology laboratory (INL), Braga, Portugal

 

Carla Carmelo Rosa

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto e INESC-TEC / Center for Applied Photonics, Porto, Portugal

 

Carlos Pitães

IZASA Scientific, Portugal

 

Cristina Madureira

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

 

Javier Pazos

Leica Microsystems, Spain

 

Jordi Recasens

IZASA Scientific, Portugal

 

Laura Machado

LusoPalex, Portugal

 

Mafalda Sousa

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

 

Maria Azevedo

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

 

Paula Sampaio

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

 

Ricardo Correia

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Portugal

 

Silvia Fernandez

IZASA Scientific, Portugal

 

Registration

Early Bird | Until March 11th 2019

i3S members - 200€

External Participants - 270€

Payment deadline: March 15th 2019

 

Late registration | March 12th until March 17rd 2019

i3S members - 250€

External Participants - 325€

Payment deadline: March 25th 2019

 

Registration fee includes coffee breaks, lunches, and course materials

Limited number of participants: 20

Sponsors

 

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