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Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

5th Hands-On Workshop on
"Making Single Molecule Fluorescence (Lifetime) Measurements Simple"

April 26 - 28, 2010 at the BNL, Upton, NY, USA

Joint workshop between PicoQuant GmbH and the Brookhaven National Laboratory

Image Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop 2010


The fifth US-workshop, held at a new location was a really outstanding event. Finally, nearly 50 researches participated in this event and enjoyed 19 lectures as well as hands-on experimentation on a home built single molecule set-up based on PicoQuant core components, a FluoView 1000 from Olympus upgraded to FLIM & FCS capabilities, a time-resolved fluorescence spectrometer (FluoTime 200) as well as a TIRFM Olympus IX81 with CW excitation and EMCCD detection in dual-view format (two color detection). Up-to-date research topics in single molecule spectroscopy were covered and new exciting methods were discussed.

Group picture at the workshop 2010

Invited speakers and their titles

  • Ahmed Heikal (University of Minnesota Duluth)
    "Single-Molecule Diffusion Studies of MHC Class I Proteins in Fibroblast Cells"
  • Antoine Van Oijen (Harvard Medical School)
    "Single-Molecule Studies of Multi-Protein Complexes"
  • Haw Yang (Princeton University)
    "Protein Large-Amplitude Conformational Transitions: Dynamics, Mechanics, and Functional Roles"
  • Joseph R. Lakowicz (University of Baltimore)
    "Single Molecule Detection and Photophysics Using Plasmonic Nanostructures"
  • Elizabeth Rhoades (Yale University)
    "Probing the Conformations of Polymorphic Proteins"
  • Peter T.C. So (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    "Wide-Field Two-Photon Imaging and Microfabrication"
  • Zygmunt "Karol" Gryczynski (University of North Texas)
    "Plasmonic Approach to Study Biological Processes"
  • Mircea Cotlet (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    "All in One Protein: FRET, Kindling and Blinking in Single Proteins of HcRed"
  • Samantha Fore (PicoQuant Photonics North America)
    "Time-Resolved Single Molecule & Antibunching Studies of the MEH-PPV Conjugated Polymer System"
  • Volker Buschmann (PicoQuant GmbH)
    "Recent Technical Developments in Time-Resolved Microscopy down to the Single Molecule Level"
  • Rainer Erdmann (PicoQuant GmbH)
    "Advanced FRET and FCS Measurements with Laser Scanning Microscopes Based on Time-Resolved Techniques"


The program of this workshop is still available for download as a PDF document.

Workshop impressions



The following international workshops or courses have been organized by PicoQuant GmbH along with a local research institute in the recent years.

Mini-Symposium on Fluorescence Spectroscopy

May 27, 2011 | Munich, Germany

PicoQuant Roadshow in China

May 9 - 19, 2011 | China

Mini-Symposium on Fluorescence Spectroscopy

March 4, 2011 | Baltimore, USA

Workshop on advanced fluorescence spectroscopy

January 10, 2011 | Los Angeles, USA

Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

April 26 - 28, 2010 | BNL, USA

Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

January 22 - 23, 2009 | Sacramento, USA

Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

January 17 - 18, 2008 | Sacramento, USA

Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

January 18 - 19, 2007 | Sacramento, USA

Single Molecule Fluorescence Workshop

January 19 - 20, 2006 | Sacramento, USA


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