Bangalore Microscopy Course 2016

Course Summary

The VIIIth Bangalore Microscopy Course will be organized at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, NCBS, Bangalore, India during 18-25 September 2016. 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, Manoj V Mathew: 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

• Rahul Roy, Indian Institute of Science, India

• Jennifer Ross, UMass Amherst, USA

• Christian Tischer, EMBL, Germany

Stephen Ross, Nikon Instruments Inc., USA

• Joel S Silfies, Nikon Instruments Inc., USA

Nico Stuurman, University of California San Francisco, USA

Maria Garcia-Parajo, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

Christoph Schmidt, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany

• Abhishek Kumar, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, USA