Announcement: Wyss Center workshop on lightsheet microscopy


We are pleased to announce that the first Wyss Center workshop on lightsheet microscopy will be held from 19 – 22 March 2018 at Campus Biotech in Geneva.

The aim of the event is to establish a network to improve exchange of ideas and technologies between lightsheet developers and users in Switzerland and further afield.

Join us to find out about the latest developments in the field, interact with lightsheet specialists and take part in practical demonstrations.

Take part!

Register for the workshop:

Registration deadline: 15 February 2018. Thanks to event partner Zeiss for managing the registration process.

If you have a question or would like to submit an abstract, please contact: [email protected] Please specify if your abstract is for a poster or a talk.

Confirmed speakers

Professor Raju Tomer, Columbia University

Dr Lars Hufnagel, EMBL Heidelberg

Dr Maged Goubran, Stanford University

Preliminary program

Full details will be announced here in early January 2018

Day 1

New technology developments in lightsheet microscopy

The latest applications in lightsheet microscopy

Sample preparation including clearing techniques and immunolabelling

Data visualization and analysis

New approaches in post-processing

Day 2

Lightsheet microscopy – applications and solutions

Practical demonstrations with the Wyss Center custom lightsheet, part of the Campus Biotech Preclinical Neuroscience Platform

Practical demonstration of a complete workflow with the Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1 and Arivis

Demonstrations of virtual reality visualization of lightsheet data

Hands-on sessions for the ZEISS Lightsheet Z1 can also be booked on the 21 and 22 March.

Practical information

The workshop will take place at Campus Biotech, Chemin des Mines 9, CH-1202, Geneva, Switzerland


Media Contact

Jo Bowler
[email protected]

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