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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 12:45 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00

We have expanded the offerings of the UA Microscopy Alliance to include a number of educational features. 

Did you know that? will feature brief information about techniques, tools, tips, or basic facts that we find users often don't know about. The features will provide a contact or a web link to connect people with additional information if they are interested in learning more.


Monday, July 17, 2017 - 14:00 to Friday, July 28, 2017 - 14:00

Wednesday, July 26 (Noon-5pm), Thursday, July 27 (9am-5pm), and Friday, July 28 (9am-2pm) in Life Sciences North, room 429 (MAP - same room as Leica DMI6000).

"The new RS-G4 from Caliber I.D. is a large-format, resonant-scanning confocal microscope, offering multiple laser lines (405/488/561/640/785) for single, sequential or simultaneous image acquisition of fluorescent labels.


Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:00 to Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:00

The Introduction to Scientific Digital Images workshop will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2016 from 8:30am to 1pm in the Kuiper Space Sciences building, room 308. The workshop provides a foundation for making good scientific and ethical decisions for working with digital image data. Open to students, staff, appointed professionals, faculty, and invited off-campus guests.

Please note, this workshop is only offered once per year in August.


Monday, June 5, 2017 - 07:15 to Monday, June 12, 2017 - 12:15

Announcing a very special event sponsored by Hitachi! The Hitachi Bio and Soft Materials EM Workshop will be held Monday June 12, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm in Kuiper 308.
9:30- 10:30  Tools to Discern Synaptic Geometries:


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 07:15 to Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:00

The Summer Microscopy Workshop is open to all UA students and researchers. It is geared towards those who will be using confocal microscopy or superresolution for their research projects. This free two day workshop will consist of lectures in the mornings and instrument demonstrations on Thursday afternoon. Topics to be discussed will be:


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30 to Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:00

Join JoVE’s first-ever “Film Your Research” video contest for the chance to win up to $3000. This contest is an effort to get scientists connected with the concept of “visual science” by making a 2-minute video featuring yourself or a lab member performing a scientific experiment/technique in the lab or in the field. Four lucky entrants will win big cash prizes, as well as bragging rights, for the most creative videos.