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FocalPlane features... microscopy education

Posted by , on 10 May 2024

The second webinar of our new series of FocalPlane features… focussed on microscopy education. We hosted fantastic talks from Jennifer Waters, CITE, Harvard Medical School and Robert Haase from ScaDS.AI, Leipzig University. Jennifer introduced Microtutor, a new interactive virtual light microscopy course that will be released soon. The course is free and can be completed

JCS-FocalPlane Training Grants

Posted by , on 1 May 2024

We are excited to launch our new JCS-FocalPlane Training Grants. Early-career researchers in cell biology can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to support their attendance at microscopy courses, including bioimage analysis courses. These training grants can be used to cover the registration fees, accommodation and/or travel costs and are designed to support those

FocalPlane features... Microscopy Education

Posted by , on 28 March 2024

In our upcoming FocalPlane features... webinar, we're focussing on microscopy education with talks from Jennifer Waters (Director of the Nikon Imaging Center and Lecturer in Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) and Robert Haase (Training Coordinator at ScaDS.AI, Leipzig University).

Top 5 Tips For The Shift From Academia To Industry

Posted by , on 12 June 2023

Moving away from academia and into industry is often a major step, which is equally exciting and challenging. As someone who has successfully made the transition from a postdoc at UCL to the business director at Zeeks – Art for Geeks, I understand the hurdles, opportunities, and anxieties that come with this change in trajectory.

How To Train an Undergraduate Researcher in The Age of COVID-19

Posted by , on 10 August 2020

The year 2020 has been challenging for researchers around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With limited access to our labs, it is not easy to gain hands-on bench experience. We are the undergraduate researchers in the Rodal Lab, from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. Our lab primarily studies membrane trafficking events at the