Fluorescence Microscopy Course: Live Imaging in 3D
Posted January 16 2012
Annual Course of the Nikon Imaging Center February 6-10, 2012 at BioQuant, Heidelberg University

Application deadline is January 20, 2012


  • Understanding image formation
  • Optical sectioning in confocal microscopy
  • Lateral and axial resolution
  • Fluorophores, fluorescent proteins and spectral separation
  • Laser scanning confocal microscopy
  • Spinning disk confocal microscopy
  • Super-resolution microscopy
  • FRET
  • FRAP and photoconversion
  • 2-photon microscopy
  • Deconvolution
  • Preparation of live specimens
  • Photobleaching and phototoxicity
  • Ratio-imaging
  • CCD cameras
  • Signal to noise
  • Image analysis

Organized by Ulrike Engel, Christian Ackermann, Nicolas Dross and Peter Bankhead, Nikon Imaging Center with Nikon GmbH Germany and Switzerland, Andor Technology, Coherent Inc, AHF Analysentechnik, and
J. Beaudouin, M. Heilemann H. Lorenz (University of Heidelberg).


The course aims at PhD-Students and Post-Docs affiliated with the University of Heidelberg. Participation is free for all CellNetworks group members. To learn more and register please visit the NIC website.


Nikon Imaging Center
BioQuant, Room U05
Im Neuenheimer Feld 267
69120 Heidelberg

Phone 06221 54-5652
E-mail nic [ aT ]