Upcoming courses

 
A workshop on basic microscopy with focus on understanding digital detectors and how to use them to obtain quantitative information in microscopy-based biomedical research
March 25th  - 26th 2019, Heidelberg, Germany
See the preliminary agenda here

Past courses

A workshop for all researchers who wish to prepare and publish microscopic data with integrity.
September 27th  - 28th 2018, Freiburg, Germany
 

Useful links

General microscopy

- many of the basic concepts in microscopy are covered here -

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/index.html

https://www.leica-microsystems.com/science-lab/

http://zeiss-campus.magnet.fsu.edu/

https://www.ibiology.org/online-biology-courses/microscopy-series/ (video lectures covering many aspects of basic and advanced microscopy)

Fluorophores and their properties

- interactive database of many common fluorescent proteins, their properties and associated literature

http://www.fpvis.org/FP.html (constitutively fluorescent proteins)

http://www.fpvis.org/PSFP.html (photochromic fluorescent proteins)

- an almost comprehensive database of many fluorescent proteins, their sequences, 1 and 2p spectra etc.

https://www.fpbase.org/ (find all about your fluorescent protein)

https://www.fpbase.org/spectra/ (spectra viewer)

https://www.fpbase.org/fret/ (FRET pairs and FRET parameters)

Image analysis

Fiji (powerful open-source image analysis software)

BISE (database and search engine of bioimage analysis tools, programs, plugins etc.)

Image.sc (a forum where questions about the usage of most major image data handling software can be  asked) 

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Others

GermanBioImaging (network of microscopists and imaging specialists, contains useful links, events, teaching material)

NEUBIAS (network of bioimage analysts, contains bioimage analysis related events, career and grants information)