Upcoming Courses

IMB-Olympus Basic, Fluorescence & Confocal Microscopy Course 2018 (May)

Date: 8-11th May 2018
Location: Biopolis, Singapore

Topics to be covered:
  • ​Brightfield
  • Phase contrast
  • Differential Interference Contrast (DIC)
  • Widefield Fluorescence
  • Confocal
  • Sample preparation
  • Image processing & analysis



This practical course will cover the basics of microscopy, from brightfield through phase contrast and DIC, to widefield fluorescence and confocal microscopy - including the complementary techniques of sample preparation and image analysis. There will be seminars to introduce the concepts followed by the relevant practicals to give all the attendees hands-on experience of how to properly implement these techniques for their biological research.  Both seminar places and practical places are limited.

Instructors include:

Graham Wright (IMB), Sarah  Zulkifli (IMB), John Lim (IMB), Goh Wah Ing (IMB), Sudha Thankiah (IMB), Declan Lunny (IMB), Talgat Sailov (SCELSE-NTU), Lin Shuping (IMB-Olympus), Wong Wei Juan (Olympus)

For further information and details, please contact Shuping Lin.

To register, please complete the application form below.

Seminar attendance is free
Practical places are $150 (excluding GST, where applicable)

Registration deadline: Monday, 16th April 2018

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