Tuesday July 15th, 2014 8:45 AM 124 Taylor Hall at UNC Chapel Hill

You are most welcome to this casual forum for the interchange of results, techniques and ideas for those who work with microscopes or lasers.


All are welcome to present a short talk or poster related to biology, imaging, computer science, optics, fluorescence, dyes, etc., or just attend.


This event is being run by the Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility and the UNC School of Medicine Office of Research with the support of Coherent Inc. Thanks go out to Dede Corvinus, Carol Herion, Chris Barker, Michelle Maclay.

Location 124 Taylor Hall, UNC - (Parking & Walking Map
For driving directions see Google map location close to Taylor Hall

Lasers and Microscopy Users' Group Meeting
2013 Program   Room 124 Taylor Hall  (Off Mason Farm Road   Google maps )

July 16th

  Program (subject to change)
8:45 AM Walk up registration Coffee, juice, bagels
8:55 AM       Greetings & introduction
9:00 AM Jian Zou High-mobility group box-1 (HMGB1) protein mediates cytokine TNFalpha-stimulated proliferation of neural progenitors
9:30 AM   Richard Weinberg   Chemical architecture of synapses studied with high-resolution immunocytochemistry (or "Postsynaptic Phrenology - EM immunohistochemistry: my goodness it's super-resolution")
10:15 AM break Coffee, juice, etc.
10:30 AM Michael Tycon, M. Daddysman, C. Fecko RNA Polymerase II Subunits Exhibit A Broad Distribution of Macromolecular Assembly States In Live Cell Nuclei
11:10 AM   Scott Crane   The latest laser technology from Coherent
12:00 PM lunch Mediterranean Deli Buffet for registered attendees
 Poster   AtLee Watson   Transgenic fish models to screen impacted axial skeletogenesis following xenobiotic exposure
1:00 PM   Robyn Schlicher   Laser Microdissection: Isolating cells and genes of interest (practice, principals, and possibilities)
2:00 PM Torey Gonzalez Live Staining with Passive Uptake of the Hydrophobic Fluorescent Molecules SNARF and Nile Red in Newly Hatched J2s of Beet Cyst Nematode
2:30 PM break Coffee, juice, etc.
2:45 PM Alan Fanning

Role of Zonula Occludens-1 and -2 proteins in Epithelial Morphogenesis

3:15 PM Robert Zucker Choosing an optimal flow cytometer
4:00 PM Quick break Coffee, juice, etc.
4:05 PM   Michael Chua   Light sources for microscopy - an update
6:00 PM   Dinner   Mint (Indian cuisine) at 504 W. Franklin St. (Google map)
Please help us out and let Michael or Neal know if you plan to attend

More information - contact:    
       Michael Chua 919-843-3268


  Neal Kramarcy 919-966-7051  neal@LasersAndMicroscopy.org
  Scott Crane 800-400-3008  Scott.Crane@coherent.com


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