ADVANCE training centre

Location

ADVANCE training centre
MRC Harwell

Organizer

The Advance Team
Phone
+44 (0)1235 841438
Email
training@har.mrc.ac.uk

Practical Microscopy

Date

Jan 26 2022

Time

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

£300.00

Proper microscope use is important for any researcher, using a microscope correctly prevents eyestrain, saves time and avoids the presence of artefacts in the final image. Our course will cover the background and development of the microscope and aims to develop researcher’s practice in microscopy.

Who is this for?

  • Research staff
  • Technical Staff and students new to the laboratory environment
  • Experienced personnel looking to refresh

Following the course, you will be able to:

  • Set up a Brightfield microscope for Köhler illumination
  • Understand how a microscope forms an image
  • Know when to use fluorescence and confocal microscopes

Hourly Schedule

09:30 - 10:00
Course registration
Refreshments, orientation, icebreakers and H&S
10:00 - 10:45
Session 1
Introductory lecture
10:45 - 11:00
Break
Refreshments provided.
11:00 - 13:00
Session 2
Kohler illumination introduction and practical session
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
Lunch provided
14:00 - 14:30
Session 3
Contrast enhancement
14:30 - 15:30
Session 4
Practical: Phase contrast, DIC and fluorescence
15:30 - 16:00
Session 5
Fluorescence microscopy
16:00 - 16:30
Course close
Recap/ review

The event is finished.

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