Bangalore Microscopy Course 2017

Course Summary

The IXth Bangalore Microscopy Course will be organized at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, (NCBS), Bangalore, India during 17-24 September 2017. This course is jointly organized by NCBS and C-CAMP (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms). 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 V Mathew : C-CAMP, India

Ron Vale, Nico Stuurman : UCSF, USA

Sangeeta Nath: inStem, India

Rahul Roy: Indian Institute of Science, India

Invited Faculty

• Satyajit Mayor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India

• Clare M. Waterman, NHLBI, USA

• Jennifer Ross, UMass Amherst, USA

• Christian Tischer, EMBL, Germany

• Rahul Roy, Indian Institute of Science, India

• Sudipta Maiti, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, India

• Stephen Ross, Nikon Instruments Inc., USA

Nathan Claxton, Nikon Instruments Inc., USA

• Erik Manders, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

• Takahiro Fujiwara, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Japan