43rd Scottish Microscopy Group Symposium Program

24th of November 2015

Discovery Centre, The University of Dundee

Registration and Coffee in “The Street” (Discovery Centre)
*book your place for the art exhibition and UK Phenotypic Screening Tour
Welcome and outline fo the day in the Small Lecture Theatre (MSI)
All talks will be held in this lecture theatre
Graeme Whyte, Heriot-Watt University
“Interdisciplinary working, a key requirement for advanced microscopy”
David McGloin, University of Dundee
“Introduction to PHOQUS”
10.30-10.45 PHOQUS Student talk
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”
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*

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:
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
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”

Prize giving followed by drinks at The D’Arcy Thompson