Hot Topics - Eric Betzig (HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus): "Super-resolution microscopy: the good, the bad, and the ugly"





TU Delft, Lorentzweg 1, TN Building, room E


Hot Topics in Bionanoscience

Course Content: Speakers from all over the world will be asked to present pedagogical introductions to their field with an emphasis on basic concepts. Besides such an introductory lecture open for everybody, the participants of this course will have an additional discussion with the speaker discussing a recent paper and the holy grails of the field.

Audience: The tutorial, as a one hour lecture, is open for everyone to attend. The second hour is reserved as a discussion hour for the registered class of PhD students and postdocs with the lecturer.

Preparation: PhD students who have registered for the hot topics course need to prepare for the session by reading the articles that are mentioned in the below.

Date & Speaker:

Friday 13 June 2014, professor Eric Betzig (Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Farm Research Campus)

Topic: "Super-resolution microscopy: the good, the bad, and the ugly" - on what works in SR, what doesn't, common misconceptions, tradeoffs, and things that are often swept under the rug.

Host:         t.b.a.

Location:  Delft University of Technology, TNW (building 22), Lorentzweg 1, Delft.

Room:       Room E (F005)

Time:        10:00 - 11:00 hot topics seminar, 11:00 - 12:30 hot topics discussion

Required reading: please read the two articles mentioned in the below.

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Registration for lunch is not possible anymore. Please contact Marije Boonstra if you still want to take part in this hot topics session.