2015 Symposium

43rd Scottish Microscopy Group Symposium Program

24th of November 2015

Discovery Centre, The University of Dundee

9.00-9.40
Registration and Coffee in “The Street” (Discovery Centre)
*book your place for the art exhibition and UK Phenotypic Screening Tour
9.40-09.45
Welcome and outline fo the day in the Small Lecture Theatre (MSI)
All talks will be held in this lecture theatre
09.45-10.15
Graeme Whyte, Heriot-Watt University
“Interdisciplinary working, a key requirement for advanced microscopy”
10.15-10.30
David McGloin, University of Dundee
“Introduction to PHOQUS”
10.30-10.45 PHOQUS Student talk
10.45-11.00
Paul Andrews, University of Dundee
“The UK National Phenotype Screening Centre”
11.00-11.15 Mat Fleming and Morag Martin, Wellcome Building (Dundee)
“Seeing through the see-through – Exhibition at LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery”
11.15-12.15 Iwan Schaap, Heriot-Watt University
“Combining atomic force microscopy with single molecule fluorescence microscopy”
12.15-14.00
Lunch and Tradeshow in “The Street”
Poster session in Sir Kenneth Murray Seminar Room
Art Exhbition with Mat Fleming and tours of the UK Phenotypic Screening Centre*
14.00-14.30

Peter O’Toole, University of York

“Ptychography – a label free, high-contrast imaging technique for live cells”
14.30-15.00 Selected short talks from submitted abstracts:
14.30-14.45
Christina Schoenherr, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, University of Edinburgh
“Epidermal Graowth Factor Receptor 8 (Eps8) regulates the spatial localization of active Src in squamous carcinoma cells”
14.45-15.00 Johanna Trägårdh, Centre for Biophotonics, University of Strathclyde
“Simple excitation sources for non-linear microscopy with excitation wavelengths beyond the range of the Ti:Sapphire laser”
15.00-15.30 Coffee in “The Street”
15.30-16.00 Selected short talks from submitted abstracts
15.30-15.45
Kathryn Potts, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, University of Melbourne
“Utilizing high-volme in vivo and ex vivo imaging to investigate platlet budding, a novel mechanism of prenatal platlet formation”
15.45-16.00 Zhengyi Yang, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
“Light Sheet Fluorescent Microscopy”
16.00-16.30 Malte Gather, University of St Andrews
“Optical resonators for functional live cell microscopy”
16.30

Prize giving followed by drinks at The D’Arcy Thompson