About the ELMI

ELMI was created in 2001 to establish a unique communication network between European scientists working in the field of light microscopy and the manufacturers of their equipment.

10th Course on Optical Microscopy Imaging for Biosciences, 9-13 April 2018, Porto, Portugal

i3S – Instituto de Investigação e Inovação, Porto, Portugal

The 10th edition of the Course on Optical Microscopy Imaging for Biosciences offers to the participants a comprehensive and intensive light microscopy course, that explores the fundamentals of light microscopy including the optical contrast techniques and fluorescence microscopy. Additionally, it also focuses in advanced light microscopy techniques such as laser scanning confocal microscopy, TIRFM, super-resolution methods, live cell imaging, molecular analysis and quantitative applications and will include an introduction to digital image analysis.

Lectures will be taught by specialists in microscopy and practical sessions supported by the major microscopy companies.


Registration fee includes coffee breaks, lunches, and course materials

Limited number of participants


Early Bird | Until 28th February

Payment deadline: 7th March 2018

i3S members – 200€

External Participants – 270€


Standard | 29th February until 23rd March

Payment deadline: 30th March 2018

i3S members – 250€

External Participants – 320€


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