Microscopy for Life Sciences - 3‐ Day Workshops with Lectures by Researchers, Demonstrations, Lab Tours

Microscopy for Life Sciences - 3‐ Day Workshops with Lectures by Researchers, Demonstrations, Lab Tours

 

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About The Event

Organizers

  • Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pune (www.venturecenter.co.in)
  • NCL Innovations Resource Centre, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (www.nclinnovations.org)
  • CII- Biotechnology Resource Center (www.ciibrc.org)
  • Others

 

Participating faculty from

  • University of Pune
  • National Institute of Virology, Pune
  • Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Piramal Life Science
  • Leica Microsystems

 

Workshop contents

The workshop will include theory sessions on Principles of Microscopy; Types of microscopes; Different contrasting techniques like Bright field, Dark field, Phase contrast, Interference contrast, Polarization and fluorescence contrast; Electron Microcopy; Scanning Probe Microscopy;  Applications of Microscopy; Live demonstration of experiments on latest instruments. Participants will also learn best practices in Microscopy; Troubleshooting and maintenance of microscopes.

 

Workshop structure and format

The workshop will include theory as well as practical sessions. Workshop format will include:

  • Talks
  • Hands on experience of handling light, inverted and fluorescence microscope
  • Demonstration cum tour of Confocal and electron microscopy ( TEM and SEM) facility at NCL
  • Interactive session
  • Films and video presentations
  • Networking lunches
  • Online compilation of content with archival value

 

Workshop details

 

Workshop 1: Basic

Workshop 2: Advanced

Monday 9th January 2012 – Wednesday 11th January 2012

Thursday 12th January 2012 – Saturday 14th January 2012

3-day workshop for undergraduate and post graduate students of different disciplines of Life sciences and Medicine

3‐ Day Workshop for Researchers, Industry professionals and Faculty

Target audience:

  • Students – Graduate and post graduate students in the areas of life sciences, medicine (Basic Course)

 

Target audience:

  • Researchers/ research students using microscopy as a tool in their routine experimental work
  • Teachers/ Lecturers in various undergraduate and postgraduate institutes

 

The objective of this workshop is to make students aware of theory behind different types of microscopy, contrasting techniques, applications, quick update on latest techniques/developments. The workshop will also include live demonstration on the latest equipments. Workshop is intended to be basic.

Workshop is intended for researchers using microscopy techniques in research work and faculty in different undergraduate and graduate training institutes. The objective of this workshop is to give a quick update on latest techniques/developments in microscopy and contrasting techniques and applications for the same. The workshop will also include live demonstration on the latest equipments.

Students with valid ID card: Rs 3000

Micro and small enterprises/ individuals: Rs 4000

Medium and large companies/ others: Rs 6000

Students with valid ID card: Rs 3500

Micro and small enterprises/ Individuals/Faculty: Rs 5000

Medium and large companies/Others: Rs 7000

 

Location/ Venue

Training Room, Venture Center, 100, NCL Innovation Park, Pune ‐ 411008

Profile of the faculty (in alphabetical order of last name)

  • Dr Atanu Basu, Deputy Director, Scientist E and Group Leader, Electron Microscopy and Pathology, National Institute of Virology, Pune
  • Dr Suresh Bhat, Scientist, Polymer Science and Engineering, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Mr. Rajdeep Dongre, Technical Officer, SEM Facility, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
  •  Dr Surendra Ghaskadabi, Head, Animal Sciences Group, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
  • Dr Nishigandha Naik, Head of Imaging – Translational Research Department, Piramal Life Sciences Limited
  • Dr BB Nath, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Pune
  • Ms Anuya Nisal, Scientist, Polymer Science and Engineering, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Mr Pradhan, Leica Microsystems

For more information and registration please visit: <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.venturecenter.co.in%2Fworkshops&amp;ust=1322568276809000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEUFiTYuUZbednprFujGrwzOnILzw" target="_blank">http://www.vent<wbr>urecenter.co.in<wbr>/workshops</a>

 

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