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Andor Academy at BioFrontiers

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to the upcoming Andor Academy hosted by Dr Joseph Dragavon of the BioFrontiers Institute in JSCBB, CU-Boulder on March 24 – 25 2015.

This scientific event is filled with cutting-edge scientific talks, interesting technical presentations and practical demo sessions. The academy will feature keynote speakers including Dr Rafael Piestun (CU-Boulder), Dr Kevin Dean (UT Southwestern), Dr Tim Stasevich, Colorado State University, Dr Joseph Dragavon (BioFrontiers, UC-Boulder) and Dr Rachel Friedman (UC Denver).

Please click the button below to register for this event. If you have any further questions, please contact Susan Cummings (s.cummings@andor.com).

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March 24th - BioFrontiers Bldg, Room A104 - 8:30am to 4:15pm

Time Description
08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome
09:15 – 10:00 Sensor and Camera Technologies – “Comparison – CCD, EMCCD, sCMOS” – Dr Salar Soroori, Andor
10:00 – 10:30 Sensor and Camera Technologies – “Limits of Imagers – Noise” – Dr Orla Hanrahan, Andor
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:30 Keynote Speaker - “Super-resolution!…Now What?” - Dr Rafael Piestun, CU-Boulder
11:30 – 12:15 Keynote Speaker - “3D Cellular Morphodynamics with Light Sheet Microscopy” – Dr Kevin Dean, UT Southwestern
12:15 – 12:45 Live Demo - Differences between EMCCD and sCMOS
12:45 – 1:45 Lunch
1:45 – 2:30 Keynote Speaker - “New Imaging Techniques for Quantifying Post-translational Protein Modifications in Single Living Cells” - Dr Tim Stasevich, Colorado State University
2:30 - 3:15 Introduction to Microspectroscopy - "Instrument Design and Selected Applications" - Dr Colin Ingram, Andor
3:15 – 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 – 4:15 Wrap Up

March 25th - BioFrontiers Bldg, Room A104 - 8:30am to 4pm

Time Description
08:30 - 09:00 Coffee
09:00 - 09:45 Confocal Microscopy - Kevin Jan, Andor
09:45 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker - “Spinning Disc Confocal for Dynamic Live Cell Imaging at the Institut Pasteur” - Dr Joe Dragavon, BioFrontiers Institute, UC Boulder
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Live Demo – Spinning Disk Confocal
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 Keynote Speaker - "In vivo islet imaging: Using dynamics to understand the autoimmune process" – Dr Rachel Friedman, UC Denver
1:45 - 2:45 Live Demo - 3D/4D image visualisation and analysis with Imaris 8 - Lynsey Hamilton
2:45 - 3:00 Coffee Break
3:00 – 3:45 Andor Academy Quiz
3:45 – 4:00 Closing remarks