Monthly Microscopy Meeting

The next meeting is at 9:00AM Thursday the 29th of June, in the seminar room of the Benham (Zoology) building.

Bridge the Micro and Nano Worlds with Light and Electron Microscopy.
Dr. Ruth Chalmers-Redman, Zeiss Singapore.
Developments in Microscopy for Live Cell Imaging
Dr. Rene Hessling, Zeiss Australia/New Zealand.

There will also be a special presentation at 1.00PM in the Hunter Centre room 120 (upstairs).

Imaging 3D volumes in modern SEM and Correlation of Light and Electron Microscopy
(Dr. Ruth Chalmers-Redman - ZEISS Singapore)
New technologies in confocal microscopy for Live Cell Applications
(Dr. Rene Hessling - ZEISS Australia/New Zealand)

For more information about the talks, visit our news page.

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EM Student Award Applications Close 1st September 2017

Undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled at the University of Otago are welcome to apply for the Electron Microscopy Student Research Award. The award provides 15 hours of electron microscopy time and aims to advance the initiation of new research projects that utilise electron microscopy. The deadline for applications is the 1st of September 2017. For more details visit the EM Student Award Webpage.

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Paper of the Month

Fagerlund, R.D., Wilkinson, M.E., Klykov, O., Barendregt, A., Pearce, F.G., Kieper, S.N., Maxwell, H.W.R., Capolupo, A., Heck, A.J.R., Krause, K.L., Bostina, M., Scheltema, R.A., Staals, R.H.J. and Fineran, P.C. (2017) Spacer capture and integration by a type I-F Cas1-Cas2-3 CRISPR adaptation complex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618421114.


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Submissions Wanted for 2018 Calendar

The OCEM would greatly appreciate submissions for our annual calendar. Every year the OCEM runs a calendar competition featuring interesting and beautiful images produced using electron microscopy techniques. If you have an image that you would like to share then send a good quality (tif) image and description to using Otago's file drop system. If you do not have access to the file drop system we also accept entries via email. The deadline for submissions for the calendar is the 1st of November 2017. Thank you!

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