Basics in Fluorescence Microscopy

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A 4-days basic microscopy course for graduate students, postdocs and lab technicians in biology, biophysics and (bio)medicine. It provides detailed knowledge of the working principles of confocal and widefield fluorescence imaging, with special emphasis on experiment related issues, such as optical aberrations, bleaching, specimen preparation and fluorescent probes.

The course integrates theoretical lectures with hands-on experiments and practical experience. Experts in the field of microscopy will give an overview of “state-of-the-art” imaging techniques in biological research.

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Note that SILS employees have priority access, but the number of places is limited.

Participants: Max. 25 PhD students, postdocs and technicians. Min. 15 participants.
Level: Starting microscopist  (next level: Functional Imaging course)
Costs (including coffee and lunches):  External: 400 €, SILS: 275 €
Application deadline: January  7th 2018


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    Science Park 904 | 1098 XH Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 8626

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