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Swiss Light-sheet Microscopy Workshop

April 24 - April 26

(Deadline: March 29)

Swiss Light-sheet Microscopy Workshop 24-25 Apr 2019
Irchel Campus, UZH Zürich

The aim of the event is to strengthen the local and international network and facilitate the exchange of ideas between the lightsheet users and developers.


Kishan Dholakia University of St. Andrews
Jan Huisken MIR, Madison
Lars Hufnagel EMBL, Heidelberg
Florian Jug MPI-MCBG, Dresden
Daniel Kirschenbaum USZ, Zurich
Prisca Liberali FMI, Basel
Christian Mosimann UZH, Zurich
Stéphane Pagès Wyss Center, Geneva
Francesca Peri UZH, Zurich
Paola Perin University of Pavia
Stefan Preibisch MDC, Berlin
Nicolas Renier ICM, Paris
Raju Tomer Columbia University, New York
Fabian Voigt UZH, Zurich

Day 1 – 24 April 2019

New technology developments in lightsheet microscopy • The latest applications in lightsheet microscopy • Sample preparation including clearing techniques and immunolabelling • Data visualization and analysis • New approaches in post-processing

09h00 Registration – coffee and croissants
10h00 Welcome

Fritjof Helmchen, Brain Research Institute, UZH

Urs Ziegler, Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, UZH

Morning Session Chair: TBA
10h10 Kishan Dholakia: TBA University of St. Andrews
10h30 Talk selected from abstract  
10h45 Prisca Liberali: Self-organization in intestinal organoid development FMI, Basel
11h05 Talk selected from abstract  
11h20 Keynote lecture

Raju Tomer: TBA

Columbia University
12h00 Lunch – Poster session – Company Exhibitions – Y-Lichthof
Afternoon session Chair: TBA
14h00 Francesca Peri: TBA IMLS. UZH
14h20 Daniel Kirchenbaum: TBA USZ
14h35 Talk selected from abstract  
14h50 Keynote lecture

Nicolas Renier: TBA

ICM – Brain and Spine Institute, Paris
15h30 Coffee break and networking – Y-Lichthof
Afternoon session: Post-processing and data analysis Chair: TBA
16h00 Stephan Preibisch: BigStitcher: Reconstructing high-resolution image datasets of cleared and expanded samples Delbrück Zenrum, Berlin
16h20 TBA Application talk (Arivis)
16h35 Florian Jug: Content-Aware Image Restoration for Light and Electron Microscopy MPI, Dresden
16h55 Wine & Cheesse – Poster session – Company Exhibition


Day 2 – 25 April 2019

New technology developments and the latest applications in lightsheet microscopy • Company presentations • Hands-on sessions and practical demonstrations with the custom lightsheet microscope developed by Fabian Voigt • Demonstrations of virtual reality visualization of lightsheet data

Morning Session Chair: TBA
09h00 Lars Hufnagel: TBA EMBL, Heidelberg
09h20 Fabian Voigt: The mesoSPIM Initative HIFO, UZH
09h40 Talk selected from abstract  
09h55 Paola Perin: Three-dimensional imaging and segmentation of the rat choroid plexus University of Pavia
10h15 Stéphane Pagès Wyss Center, Geneva
10h35 Cofee break and networking – Y-Lichthof
11h00 Talk selected from abstract  
11h15   Imaris Bitplane
11h30 Christian Mosimann: TBA IMLS, UZH
11h50 Keynote lecture

Jan Huisken: TBA

Morgridge Institute for Research, Madison
12h30 Lunch – Poster Session – Company Exhibitions
Afternoon session  
13h30 Mathias Pasche-Drews: Advances in back-illuminated Scientific CMOS technology. Photometrics
13h45 Peter Zehetmayer Acquifer
14h00 Oliver Bauhofer: X-CLARITY Tissue Clearing System: Accelerate your tissue clearing without loosing structure or function. Bucher
14h15 TBA Arivis
14h30 TBA Omicron
14h45 Michael Desert, Pierre-Yves Burgi: Solution for high compression rate, efficient transfer and archiving of light sheet microscopy imaging. Dotphoton, Geneva University
15h00 Dieter Goehlmann: Imaris Solutions for Big Data Bitplane
15h15 Coffee break and networking
14h00 Company talks Zeiss
16h30 Time reserved for demos by companies  

Hands-on sessions on different lightsheet microscopes can be booked for the 26 April.


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