Confocal Microscopy Training

 

Inverted Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan, Confocal Training

These will generally be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 1pm.

Q: What is this about?
A: Opportunity to participate in a training session on the Inverted Zeiss LSM 880 AiryScan, Confocal Microscope (Super resolution image capture capability).

Q: When will the next sessions be held?
A: October 13th and 27th, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Q: How do I book my training?
A: Request Training through iLab.
    ♦   Login with your EUID and Password
    ♦   Go to Request Services tab
    ♦   Go to Request Training section and Initiate Request
    ♦   Fill out the form, complete the payment information and submit

Q: How much will it cost?
A: $110 which will cover participation in ~2.5 hours of Demonstration Training and 3 hours of MCF staff monitored Hands-on use imaging your own samples (schedule with MCF staff within 2 months of initial Demonstration training).

Q: What will the training format be?
A: Training is divided into two parts, Demonstration and hands-on use.
    ♦   Demonstration: In person: one session of ~2.5 hours.
    ♦   Hands-on use: In-person: one session lasting 3 hours or two sessions of 1.5 hours each.

Training Format

Training will take place in at least two sessions, the initial Demonstration session followed by Hands-on Use.
    ♦   Demonstration– Core staff will operate the microscope and trainees will observe and interact with staff.
    ♦   Hands-on Use: After completing Demonstration, Trainees will schedule with MCF staff to operate the
microscope with core staff guidance using their own samples.

Questions?

Contact:
Kishor Kunwar, MCF Research Associate, at Kishor.Kunwar@unthsc.edu
Katrina Gordon, MCF Manager, at Katrina.Gordon@untshc.edu