New Online Portal: Imaging & Microscopy

November 20, 2009

Dear reader,

Effective immediately our news service you are used to find here has been transferred to our new Imaging & Microscopy website

Cryo-electron Micoscopy Symposium at UCLA

September 24, 2009

The two-day Advanced Electron Microscopy in NanoMedicine Symposium from Friday, Oct. 2—Saturday, Oct. 3 at the California NanoSystems (CNSI) at UCLA brings together researchers from academia and industry to discuss cryo-electron microscopy, or cryoEM, an important new imaging tool with major applications for nanobiology and nanomedicine, particularly for understanding viruses and other macromolecular complexes. Researchers can use cryoEM to visualize a broad range of assemblies and nanometer-scale structures in three dimensions — from molecular to atomic resolution.
Organized by the Electron Imaging Center for Nanomachines (EICN) , a newly established CNSI core lab, the symposium will also serve as a venue for the public unveiling of the top-of-the-line Titan Krios cryoEM and Titan (S)TEM microscopes in the EICN lab.

For more information and to register for the event, visit:

Dynamic Microscopy meets GPCR Dimer Research 2009

September 7, 2009

From October 08 to 10, 2009 the Bio-Imaging Center at the University of Würzburg, Germany invites you to the annually Dynamic Microscopy Workshop. This year, the Workshop will be held together with the GPCR Dimer Symposium. Like in recent years, the goal of the workshop is to introduce and present some of the most modern microscopy techniques to a multi-diciplinary audience of microscopy enthusiasts from the medicinal and natural sciences and also for both the beginners and the advanced. There is no fee for the workshop or symposium. Registration is required.

Methods and Applications of Fluorescence

August 14, 2009

The 11th International Conference on Methods and Applications of Fluorescence: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Probes will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from September 6-9, 2009. The venue of the Conference is the Congress Center of the oldest Hungarian University, the Eötvös Loránd University.
The meeting will cover the following scientific topics:

– Fluorescence Spectroscopy (Theory and Applications)
– Fluorescence Correlation and Single Molecule Spectroscopy
– Fluorescence in Biology/Medicine: Bioassays, Biophysics
– Special Fluorescent Imaging Techniques: Multi-Photon, Live Cell and Single Molecule Imaging
– Novel Fluorescent Probes, Sensors, Fluorescent Proteins, Quantum Dots, Nanomaterials and their Applications
– Special Fluorescence Techniques: Upconversion, Delayed Fluorescence, Fast Fluorescence Kinetics FRET, etc.
– Fluorescence Microscopy: Towards Higher Spatial and Temporal Resolution
– Fluorescence in Systems Biology High Throughput Screening Assays, Arrays, Micro-chip

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

Aspects of Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis

August 11, 2009

Senior Metallurgical Engineer and Engineering Manager Dr. John Tartaglia of Stork Climax Research Services will be presenting a seminar titled „Aspects of Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis,“ on August 21, 2009 at Stork CRS in Wixom, Michigan, US.  The seminar will be offered in either a morning (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) or afternoon (1:30 PM to 4:30 PM) session. Both sessions will be followed by optional tours of the laboratory facilities. There is no cost to attend this presentation. For reservations see:

Spectroscopy Meeting

Juli 29, 2009

Thermo Fisher Scientific will hold its 2009 Spectroscopy User Meeting from September 14-15, 2009 in Stratford, UK. The event will cover an evening applications workshop on September, 14 and a free of charge scientific programme on September, 15. The scientific programme will feature talks from spectroscopy instrument users. In addition applications specialists will be providing an update on recent advances in the use of infra-red, near infra-red, Raman and UV spectroscopy. There will also be the opportunity to see current generation spectroscopy systems in operation and see how sample handling and data analysis tools have changed over the years.

Euro-BioImaging: First Stakeholder Meeting

Juli 17, 2009

From September 21-22, 2009 the first stakeholder meeting of Euro-BioImaging will take place at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany. The goal of Euro-BioImaging project is to establish a pan-European imaging infrastructure for biological and medical research. It will provide access to state of the art imaging technologies, training and a continuous development of imaging research technologies. The aim of the stakeholder meeting is to gather eminent representatives of the scientific community, funding and governmental organisations, and industry with particular interest in biomedical imaging and to discuss potential participation as well as the content and structure of this infrastructure project. Register online at: