2009

2009 Schedule of Events

Listed below within separate sections:

I) Symposium
II) Lecture and Practicals
III) Equipment and Software Demos

I) Symposium Schedule

TAC building auditorium N107
Tuesday, June 9th 
Imaging Development - Part I
 
2:00 – 2:30 PM

"Cytoskeletal Dynamics During Drosophila Oogenesis”

Lynn Cooley, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics 
Yale University

2:30 – 3:30 PMImaging Stem Cells and Cell Lineage in Drosophila”

 
Allan Spradling , Ph.D.
 Department of Embyrology 
Carnegie Institution 
Coffee break 
    
Super Resolution Approaches 
 
 4:00 – 5:00 PM   “Three Dimensional Superresolution Microscopy of Focal Adhesions” 

Pakorn Kanachanawong , Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics 
NIH/NHLBI

  
Wednesday June 10th Imaging Development - Part II  
2:00 – 2:30 PM

“Imaging Axon Regeneration In Vivo”

Marc Hammarlund, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics 
Yale University 

2:30 – 3:30 PMImaging the Dynamics of Embryonic Development”
 
Scott Fraser , Ph.D.
 Department of Applied Physics 
California Institute of Technology 
Coffee break 
4:00 – 5:00 PMMultidimensional visualization of zebrafish embryogenesis by multidirectional selective plane illumination microscopy (mSPIM)” 

Jan Huisken , Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics 
University of California, San Francisco

II) Lecture and Practicals

Classes, Hands-on Practicals, and Technical Demonstrations

June 9, Tuesday
 
11:00 – 12:00Spinning Disk Demonstration

Perkin Elmer UltraView Vox demonstration TAC N239
12:00 – 1:30   " Time Correlated Single Photon Counting : use for FLIM, FRET and FCS" 

Lecture in TAC N207  followed by FLIM  demo in TAC N237
Thomas Pingle , LaVision Biotec
1:00 – 2:00 PM 

Laser Microdissection Demonstration

Leica LMD demonstration TAC N221

1:00 – 2:00 PM    "Getting closer to reality through deconvolution: the most
  payout for the photons you put in" 

Lecture on deconvolution in TAC N211
Jeff M. Reece , Reecent Technologies/ Scientific Volume Imaging
  
June 10, Wednesday 
9:30 – 10:30 AM"Choosing imaging parameters for time resolved imaging of live samples for cell tracking" 
(advance registration for this lecture is strictly required!) 
 Bill Mohler , Ph.D.

Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology 
UConn Health Center 
TAC building auditorium N107
10:30–12:00 AMHands-on practical in small groups: 4D imaging of fluorescent Drosophila embryos with confocal or two-photon laser scanning microscopes (for group #1) 
 
TAC N221 - N229 Registration for this class is now closed. The class is full.
11:00–12:00 AM Demo of Laser Scanning Cytometry for High Content Screening 

CompuCyte iCys demonstration TAC N239
1:00 – 2:00 PMSmall group break--out for post acquisition analysis using Volocity, Imaris, or MetaMorph software (for group #1)

 TAC N207 - N211 Registration for this class is now closed. The class is full.
2:00 – 5:00 PM Opportunity for individual practice - please reseve an instrument for personal use
  
June 11, Thursday 
10:30–12:00 AMHands-on practical in small groups: 4D imaging of fluorescent Drosophila embryos with confocal or two-photon laser scanning microscopes (for group #2) 

TAC N221 - N229 Registration for this class is now closed. The class is full.
1:00 – 2:00 PMSmall group break--out for post acquisition analysis using Volocity, Imaris,  or MetaMorph software (for group #2)

TAC N207 - N211 Registration for this class is now closed. The class is full.
2:00 – 5:00 PM Opportunity for individual practice - please reseve an instrument for personal use  

III) Equipment and Software Demos

June 9, Tuesday 
9 AM- 5 PMSoftware Walk-in Clinics for post acquisition image analysis

Imaris (TAC N209) 9 AM - 5 PM 

MetaMorph (TAC N207) 1 - 5 PM

Huygens (TAC N211) 9 AM - 5 PM

Volocity (TAC N239) Note: only available from 1-3 PM
9:00 – 5:00 PM  Continued access to most instrumentation throughout the day

TAC N221 - N239
  
June 10, Wednesday 
2:00 – 5:00 PM Software Walk-in Clinics for post acquisition image analysis

Imaris (TAC N209) 9 AM - 5 PM 

MetaMorph (TAC N207) 9 AM - 5 PM

Huygens (TAC N211) 9 AM - 3:30 PM

Volocity (TAC N239) Note: only available from 1-3 PM
9:00 –5:00 PM Continued access to most instrumentation throughout the day

TAC N2221 - N239
  
June 11, Thursday 
2:00 – 5:00 PM  

Software Walk-in Clinics for post acquisition image analysis

(Imaris is not available on this day) 

MetaMorph (TAC N209) 9 AM - 5 PM


Huygens (TAC N211) 9 AM - 5 PM

Volocity (TAC N239) Note: only available from 1-3 PM

9:00 –5:00 PMContinued access to most instrumentation throughout the day
TAC N2221 - N239

Equipment List

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LaVision BioTec

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Zeiss

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  • Zeiss 710 spectral confocal LSM and Zen software 
    equipped with Coherent Chameleon Vision II two-photon laser with beam conditioning 
    (can be reserved for 1 hr)
  • MIRAX live telemicroscopy system for automated remote microscope control
  • Please note that the Zeiss Roadshow will arrive the following week during which many additional instruments will be able for use.
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