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Image Processing & Analysis: Advanced Imaging Center, Janelia Research Campus, holds course at Aarhus University.

April 20 - April 23

(Deadline: March 23)

Aim and Learning outcomes: The goal of this hands-on course is to survey the fundamentals of how image pixel data can be used to extract biologically meaningful information. Participants will install Fiji and will be given ample opportunity to work on actual images for truly hands-on learning experience and also learn to write macros to speed up analysis. Opportunity to discuss individual projects will also be available.

Content: Lecture and Laboratory Topics include: Image Processing: Fundamentals of digital images, the arts and science behind image processing and the ethics of knowing when not to alter an image, morphometry and object segmentation, Fourier transformation in image processing, the concept of color display and how color affects data interpretation.

Image Analysis: Volumetric and intensity measurement, co-localization analysis, the meaning and application of various co-localization indices, quantitative ratiometric image analysis, particle tracking, analysis of protein dynamics and movement. Writing of macros.

You must bring own laptop.

Language: English

ECTS: 2,7 (27 h)

Head of course: Associate Professor Lene N. Nejsum (nejsum@clin.au.dk)

Instructors: Teng Leong-Chew and Eric Wait, Advanced Imaging Center, Janelia Research Campus, USA.

Number of participants: 40 (hereof 20 PhD students)

Dates and times: 20 – 23 April 2020

Place: Aarhus University (location to be announced)

Course fee: Free for scientists from Danish Academia (post doctoral fellows, assistant-, associate- and full professors). A no show fee of 3240 DKK, corresponding to the actual course price, will be enforced if attendance is less than 80%. Priority is given to participants from academia.

Application deadline: 23rd of March, 2020. Written application. The course organizer chooses the 20 participants from the written applications. You may cancel your application up to the application deadline.

PhD students must apply via the PhD school at Health, AU.

Post doctoral fellows, assistant-, associate- and full professors apply via:



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