Upcoming Courses

IMB-Olympus Basic, Fluorescence & Confocal Microscopy Course 2017 (May)

Date: 16-19th May 2017
Location: Biopolis, Singapore

Topics to be covered:
  • ​Brightfield
  • Phase contrast
  • Differential Interference Contrast (DIC)
  • Widefield Fluorescence
  • Confocal
  • 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), Ng Yi Hui (IMB), Goh Wah Ing (IMB), Sudha Thankiah (IMB), Declan Lunny (IMB), Lin Shuping (IMB-Olympus), Fhu Chee Kong (Olympus), Balakrishnan Kannan (LKC-NTU), Steve Chai (Bitplane)

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, 17th April 2017

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