Bangalore Microscopy Course 2021

Online lecture series

Bangalore Microscopy Course 2021

Dates: 25 January - 19 July 2021


Bangalore Microscopy Lectures 2021 will be delivered in the format of online lecture series and will focus on state-of-the-art light microscopy technologies ranging from laser scanning confocal microscopy to super-resolution microscopy to light sheet microscopy. In addition, topics such as image analysis and Open Microscopy Environment will be covered.

Originally, the Twelfth Bangalore Microscopy Course was scheduled to be held online from November 16-24, 2020 but since then has been transformed into a Bangalore Microscopy Lecture Series 2021. This Bangalore Microscopy Lecture series, conducted in collaboration with Global BioImaging, has combined didactic and research lectures on a variety of light microscopy techniques and is to be taught by outstanding international leaders in microscopy. The series is designed for graduate students (PhD students) and post-doctoral fellows as well as imaging core facility staff and imaging scientists who would like to understand state-of-the-art light microscopy techniques.

Target audience: This course is open to everyone including PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, imaging scientists, and staff of imaging infrastructures and imaging core facilities (light microscopy, electron microscopy, & biomedical imaging).

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Contents and schedule of the lecture series

  • January 25, 2021; 20:00 IST: Introduction to Microscopy by Manoj Mathew (Carl Zeiss, Singapore)
  • January 25, 2021; 21:00 IST: Contrast Enhancement and Considerations in Objective Design by Steven Ross (Nikon Corp, USA)
  • February 1, 2021; 20:30 IST: Fluorescence Microscopy and Fluorophores, Detectors and Imaging Automation Nico Stuurman (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
  • February 4, 2021; 20:30 IST: Image Analysis by Christian Tischer (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany)
  • February 8, 2021; 20:00 IST: Optical Sectioning Techniques by Sudipta Maiti (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India)
  • February 11, 2021; 20:30 IST: Open Microscopy Environment, OMERO by Jason Swedlow (University of Dundee, Scotland)
  • March 1, 2021; 19:30 IST: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy by Thorsten Wohland (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • April 12, 2021; 20:00 IST: Optical Tweezers by Roop Mallik (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India)
  • April 19, 2021; 20:00 IST: Super-resolution Techniques - STORM by Melike Lakadamyali, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
  • May 3, 2021; 20:00 IST: Super-resolution Techniques - STED by Christian Eggeling (Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena, Germany) and Hans Blom (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • May 10, 2021; 20:00 IST: 2D and 3D RESOLFT by Ilaria Testa (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • May 24, 2021; 20:00 IST: Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer by Satyajit Mayor (National Centre for Biological Sciences (TIFR, Bangalore, India)
  • May 31, 2021; 20:00 IST: Light sheet microscopy by Hari Shroff (National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA)
  • July 5, 2021: 20:00 IST: Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy and Reflection Interference Contrast Microscopy by Darius Koester (University of Warwick, Coventry, UK)
  • July 12, 2021; 20:00 IST: Super-resolution Techniques - Single Molecule Imaging Techniques by Rahul Roy (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)
  • July 19, 2021; 20:00 IST: Super-resolution Techniques - Structured Illumination Microscopy by Thomas van Zanten (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India)

Duration: 2 hours per lecture

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