Bangalore Microscopy Course 2019

The XIth Bangalore Microscopy Course will be organized at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, India during 15-22 September 2019. This course is jointly organized by NCBS, inStem (Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine), 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, Anjana  Badrinarayanan : NCBS, India

Ron Vale, Nico Stuurman : UCSF, USA

Rahul Roy: Indian Institute of Science, India

Feroz M.H. Musthafa : C-CAMP, India

Minhaj Sirajuddin, Sangeeta Nath: inStem, India


Invited Faculty

Aliaksandr Halavatyi: EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Christain Eggeling: University of Oxford, UK

Erik Manders:, Netherlands

Jan Ellenberg: EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Manoj Mathew: Zeiss, Singapore

Nico Stuurman : UCSF, USA

Pramod Pullarkat: Raman Research Institute, India

Rahul Roy: Indian Institute of Science, India

Satyajit Mayor: NCBS, India

Stephen Ross: Nikon, USA

Sudipta Maiti: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India


Application Deadline extended to 15th April