SMG2017 Programme

Programme for the 45th Scottish Microscopy Symposium

Cancer Research UK Beatson Intitute, Glasgow
22nd November 2017

Theme of meeting: Resolution

09.00 – 09.45

Registration and coffee
Trade exhibition and poster hanging/display
*Book your place for lunchtime workshops

09.45 – 09.50 Welcome and outline of the day and workshops Lecture Theatre

SESSION 1 Better resolution from imaging to light microscopy
Chair: Gail McConnell, University of Strathclyde

09.50 – 10.05 FACILITY TALK
Leo Carlin, Beatson Institute
"Microscopy at the Beatson LM Facility"
10.05 – 10.35 Sandy Cochran and Holly Lay, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow
"Microultrasound imaging and other techniques as a route to increased spatial resolution"
10.35 – 10.55 Katie Hughes, Welcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow
"Flow cytometry with imaging: using the Imagestream in parasitology"
10.55 – 11.40 KEYNOTE Chair: Leo Carlin, Beatson Institute
Ricardo Henriques, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL, London
"From TIRF to SRRF using NanoJ"
11.40 – 12.00 PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT LECTURE Chair: Alan Prescott, University of Dundee
Mhairi Towler, Vivomotion, Dundee
"Making your presentations more animated: the experience of Vivomotion"
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch and Tradeshow / Poster session / Photo competition / Tour of facilities and Workshops Atrium
  Workshops (sign up required):

Carl Zeiss (Mark Montgomery and Nicolas Sargent): "Fast and Gentle Confocal Imaging with Airyscan, featuring the Airyscan 88".

Leica Microsystems (Alain Stewart and Tracey Williams), featuring their new TIRF system: "Just one of the many options available on the new DMi8-S live-cell platform".

OMERO (Will Moore) held in the boardroom off the Atrium "Introduction to OME, OMERO and OMERO-figure.

  SESSION 2 Ultrastructural imaging of biological structures: pushing the limits Chair: Leandro Lemgruber, University of Glasgow
14.00 – 14.45 KEYNOTE
Gaia Pigino, Max Planck Institute, Dresden
"Structural and functional studies of cilia and intraflagellar transport by 3D cryoEM"
Lecture Theatre
14.45 – 15.00 FACILITY TALK
David Bhella, MRC Centre for Virus Research, University of Glasgow
"New National CryoEM Facility at the Sir. Michael Stoker Building, University of Glasgow"
  SESSION 3 Selected oral talks Chair: David Bhella, University of Glasgow

Nikolaos Panagiotou, Colin Selman and Paul G. Shiels, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Sciences, MVLS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
"Cellular ageing impacts on microvesicle-mediated tissue regeneration"


Liam M. Rooney1, Lee McCann2, Paul A. Hoskisson1 and Gail McConnell2 1Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow2, Department of Physics, SUPA, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
"Applying the Mesolens to Microbiology; Visualising Biofilm Architecture and Substructure"


Vytautas Zickus, Jonathan M. Taylor School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow
"3D + time blood flow mapping using SPIM-microPIV in the developing zebrafish heart"

15.30 – 15.50 Coffee/tea Atrium
  SESSION 4 Imaging of materials at the highest resolution Chair: Miep Helfrich, University of Aberdeen
Lecture Theatre
15.50 – 16.05 FACILITY TALK
Ian MacLaren, Kelvin Nanocharacterisation Centre, University of Glasgow
"Nanoscale imaging and spectroscopy in the electron microscope"
16.05 –16.35 Fabio Nudelman, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
"Characterizing the structure and functionality of organic matrices of mineralized tissues"
16.35 –16.45 Prize giving and close Chairs: Alan Prescott and Paul Appleton  



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