2013 Symposium

41st Scottish Microscopy Symposium

19th November 2013

Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen 

9.15 – 10.10
Atrium: Registration and Coffee, Trade Show and Poster hanging/display
10.10 -10.15
Making our way to the level 7 Conference Room
10.15 -10.20
Welcome, outline of the day
Session 1
Novel approaches and new initiatives (Chair Prof Miep Helfich)
10.20 – 10.40
Invited speaker: Dr Christine Demore, University of Dundee, UK
Ultrasound biomedical microscanning: high resolution ultrasound imaging for applications in medicine and life sciences
10.40 -10.50
Company presentation: Mr Mark Montgomery, Carl Zeiss UK The Zeiss Lightsheet Microscope
10.50 – 11.10
Invited speaker: Dr Jean-Marie Burel, University of Dundee Open Microscopy Environment, an update
11.10 – 11.40
Invited speaker: Prof Gail McConnell, University of Strathclyde, UK From Mesolens to Mesolab: new prospects for the giant lens
11.40 – 11.50
Dr Alison Dun, Heriot Watt University , Edinburgh  ESRIC: a new consortium for super-resolution imaging in Edinburgh
11.50 – 12.00
Dr Paul Dalgarno, Heriot Watt University , Edinburgh Development of novel imaging methods in ESRIC
12.00 – 12.10
Additional audience join for IMS seminar
Session 2
IMS seminar (Chair Mr Kevin Mackenzie)
12.10 – 12.55
Invited speaker: Dr Lucy Collinson, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute
Novel methods for correlative microscopy
12.55 – 13.00
Facility talk: Mr Kevin Mackenzie, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen The Microscopy and Histology Core Facility in Aberdeen
Session 3
Lunch, Trade Show, Poster session and demonstrations/tours
13.00 – 14.40
Lunch (for registrants)
Optional: Tour of IMS Microscopy Facility
Optional: Demonstration of the Jeol 1400 Plus TEM (hosted by Jeol)
Optional: OME demo (hosted by Dr. Jean Marie Burel
14.40 -14.45
Making our way to the level 7 Conference Room
Session 4
Optical imaging in the life sciences: examples in different organisms (Chair Dr Alan Prescott)
14.45 – 15.15
Invited speaker: Dr Linde Kegel, University of Edinburgh  Using Zebra fish to study myelin synthesis in vivo
15.15 – 15.45
Invited speaker: Dr Marcus Bisschoff, University of St. Andrews  Analysis of Drosophila morphogenesis using 4D microscopy
15.45 – 15.55
Company talk: Dr Chris Stephens, Thermo Scientific COMPASS Technology
15.55 – 16.15
Coffee/Tea in Conference Room
16.15 – 16.45
Invited speaker: Dr Megan Lenardon, University of Aberdeen
Interpreting the visual metaphor of the fungal cell wall using light and electron microscopy
16.45 -16.55
Dr Elizabeth Ballou, University of Aberdeen Development of an iRFP reporter for in vivo imaging of fungal infections
Close of meeting
17.00 –
Wine in Atrium