Bangalore Microscopy 2015

Course Summary

The VIIth Bangalore Microscopy Course will be organized at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, NCBS, Bangalore, India during 20-27 September 2015. Taught by world leaders in biological microscopy, this course provides didactic and hands-on training in state-of-the-art optical microscopy techniques. A range of topics from basic microscopy to super-resolution imaging will be covered. Research seminars detailing applications of light microscopy to address specific biological questions will also be part of the program.

Lectures will be combined with hands-on training in a dedicated teaching laboratory equipped with many state-of-the-art microscopes. The final two days of the course will give the participants an opportunity to do independent work or a mini-project.


Satyajit Mayor, H. Krishnamurthy: NCBS, India

Manoj Mathew: Sahrdaya College of Engineering & CCAMP/NCBS, India

Ron Vale, Nico Stuurman, Kurt Thorn: UCSF, USA

Jason Swedlow, University of Dundee, UK

Invited Faculty

Satyajit Mayor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India

Sudipta Maiti, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, India

• Andreas Schönle, Abberior Instruments, Germany

Rahul Roy, Indian Institute of Science, India

Jennifer Ross, UMass Amherst, USA

• Christian Tischer, EMBL, Germany

• Deepak Nair, Indian Institute of Science, India

• Michael Davis, Nikon Inc., USA

Roop Mallik, TIFR, India

• Michael Kerber, Nikon Inc., USA

Shalin Mehta, Marine Biological Laboratory, USA