39th Scottish Microscopy Symposium

23rd November 2011
Sidlaw Auditorium, West Park, Dundee
9.30 – 10.30
Registration and Coffee in the Sidlaw Foyer
Trade exhibition and Poster hanging/display
morning session in the auditorium
10.30 -11.15
Dr Tobias Starborg, Wellcome Centre for Cell Matrix Research, University of Manchester, UK
Examining tendon development using three-dimensional electron microscopy
11.15 – 12.00
Dr Brad Amos FRS, MRC LMB Cambridge and the Strathclyde Institute for Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences, UK 
The Mesolens and other improvements in three dimensional optical microscopy
12.00 -12.15
Dr Sam Swift, Microscopy Facilities Manager, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, UK
An overview of microscopy facilities in Dundee
12.15 – 12.25
Maria Coats, NHS Tayside, University of Dundee, UK
Optical projection tomography as a diagnositc tool for colorectal polyps
12.25 – 14.00
Lunch in the Foyer with Trade exhibition and poster session
afternoon session in the auditorium
14.00 – 14.45
Dr Emil Rozbicki, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Dundee, UK
Light sheet microscopy: a new tool to study tissue dynamics during development and disease
14.45 – 15.05
Dr Markus Posch, SULSA OMX Scientific Officer, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, UK
Production line super-resolution microscopy on the OMX Microscopy Platform
15.05 – 15.15
Dr Colin Rickman, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Observing the molecular architecture of the protein machinery controlling hormonal secretion
15.15 – 15.45
Coffee/Tea break in Foyer
Trade Exhibition and poster display
15.45 – 16.15
Dr Andrew Barlow, Applications Specialist, Perkin Elmer, UK
Making colocalisation analysis leaner and fitter
16.15 -16.25
Dr Paul Timpson, Beaston Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK
FLIM-FRET imaging in vivo reveals spatial regulation of RhoA activity during mutant p53-driven pancreatic cancer cell invasion
16.25 – 16.35
Rachel Verdon, BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, UK

High Resolution Imaging of the Developing Zebrafish Kidney – interactions between cardiovascular and pronephric development

16.35 – 16.45
Prize giving, close of meeting
Drinks in Foyer