Basics in fluorescence microscopy course, 29 January – 1 February 2019, Amsterdam University, The Netherlands

We are happy to announce the course “Basics in fluorescence microscopy”, organised by the van Leeuwenhoek Centre for Advanced Microscopy at Amsterdam University, the Netherlands, Jan 29th-February 1st 2019.

This is 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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Max. 25 PhD students, postdocs and technicians.
Level: Starting microscopist
Costs (including coffee and lunches):  400 €
Application deadline: January 7th 2019
Organisers: LCAM, contact: Mark Hink (