Lasers and Microscopy - Users group meeting July 14 & 15, 2009 - UNC Chapel Hill
A casual forum for the interchange of results, techniques and ideas. All are welcome from the North Carolina Triangle region and beyond. The target audience is broad, with interests including imaging, biology, computer science, optics, fluorescence, dyes, etc. We look forward to your participation, and invite you to present your work as a short talk or poster. The event is free. Please register if you plan to attend this event.
You are invited to present your work as a short talk or poster - whether it is biology only, lasers only, both, experimental, technological, theoretical, didactic, etc!
2009 Program - Subject to change
|Tue||July 14||124 Taylor Hall (Off Mason Farm Road Google map)|
|8:45||Pickup name tags|
|9:00||Greetings & Introduction and dinner plans|
|9:10||Michael Watson||CFTR Interactomes: Two pools of CFTR That Are Organized Via Scaffolding Protein Interactions?|
|9:40||Liya Qin||Roles of reactive oxygen species generated from NADPH oxidase in inflammation-mediated neurodegeneration|
Next Generation of Ultrafast Laser Systems to support MPE – Internal Compensation and Mid IR
|12:00||Lunch - buffet from Mediterranean Deli ( Kindly sponsored by the Office of Translational Technologies)|
|1:00||Joel Schwartz||Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy / Raster Imaging Correlation Spectroscopy|
|2:00||Jonathan Boyd||Stimulated Emission Depletion (STED) microscopy|
|2:45||Mark Tolbert||inTune laser|
|3:15||Samantha Fore||Fluorescence Life Imaging (FLIM)|
|3:45||John Wailes||Sensitivity and Flexibility - The LSM 710 from Carl Zeiss|
Award winning pictures using the confocal microscope: Influence of machine factors and user creativity.
|5:00||Posters||Posters mixed with drinks and light snacks|
An Imaging Approach to the Study of Oxidant Stress Generation by Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Living Cells
|Jian Zou||Ethanol reduces neurogenesis and microglial proliferation in rat hippocampal-entorhinal cortical slice cultures: P2X7 receptors modulate ethanol action on proliferation|
|Deborah Cholon||Modulation of Apical Stability of Rescued DeltaF508 CFTR in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells|
|Raghav Chhetri||Research in the Optical Coherence Imaging Laboratory at UNC Chapel Hill|
|6:30||Dinner - Mint Restaurant 504 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill - (Google map) Please let Michael know if you plan to attend and not have done so already.|
|Wed||July 15||124 Taylor Hall|
|9:00||Russell Taylor||3D Microscopy Visualization|
|10:05||Cory Quammen||Fluorescence Microscope Simulator|
|10:20||Russell Taylor||Video Spot Tracker|
Location Taylor Hall, UNC - (Parking & Walking Map) (For driving directions see Google map location close to Taylor Hall)
This event is being run by the Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility with the support of Coherent Inc. and the Office of Translational Technologies - UNC. There is no cost to attend!
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Upcoming event of interest:
2009 South East MultiPhoton Excitation Conference August 27 - 28,