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Time-Resolved Microscopy Course

11. European Short Course on “Time-resolved Microscopy and Correlation Spectroscopy”

February 19-21, 2019 in Berlin, Germany

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Aim and purpose

Lecture during the 5th microscopy courseThe course is intended for individuals wishing an in-depth introduction to the principles of time-resolved fluorescence microscopy and its applications to the Life Sciences. Attendees are usually professionals who are using or intend to use fluorescence microscopy in their research. Most attendees have some knowledge of fluorescence, typically in a specialized area. However, other individuals from totally different research areas and from industry get the opportunity to enter this exciting field in a very effective way and benefit especially from the experimental section.

Practical sessions

Practical session on a MicroTime 200 STEDPractical sessions using confocal microscopes provided by several market leading companies are part of the course:

  • Nikon
  • Olympus
  • Zeiss
  • PicoQuant

Participants will be divided into groups that rotate through the stations. This ensures that every participant will have the chance to familiarize himself with the broad range of techniques and methods of fluorescence (lifetime) microscopy.

Topics covered

Topics covered during the lectures and experimental station include:

Important dates

  • Registration is open
  • Deadline for early bird registration: November 13, 2018
  • Final deadline for course registration: January 16, 2019
  • Deadline for application for a fee waiver: November 13, 2018

SymPhoTime Training Day

One day after the course, on February 22, 2019, PicoQuant will host the “SymPhoTime Training Day” for users of the SymPhoTime and SymPhoTime 64 software.

For details visit the event website.

We will announce more details later.


Course coordinator: Kerstin Wicht

Tel: +49-30-1208820-87
Fax: +49-30-128820-90
Email: trfcourse@picoquant.com

Please note: schedule and content of this event is subject to change without notice.

Course instructors

The list with instructors will be announced later.


Course location

The 11th course will be held in the "Max-Born-Saal" in Berlin-Adlershof, located in the south-east of Berlin. The local area map below shows the course location (green marker) and hotel locations (blue markers).

The 11th short course will be held in Berlin-Adlershof, located in the south-east of Berlin. Details on the course and hotel locations will be available in September 2018.


The time schedule of the course will be announced later.

The time schedule of the course is also available for download.

February 19
February 20
February 21
Mark Hink
Introduction to Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Jörg Enderlein
Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging
Welcome and Introduction
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
Jan Willem Borst
Introduction to Microscopy
Chris Dunsby
Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
Fred Wouters
Förster Resonance Energy Transfer
Coffee Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Andreas Bülter
Instrumentation for Time-resolved Microscopy
Practical Session III
Practical Session V
Group Picture and Lunch Break
Coffee Break
End of Course
Practical Session I
Practical Session IV

Coffee Break
Spare Time

Practical Session II
Opening Reception

Also see our SymPhoTime Training Day that takes place February 22, 2019 in Berlin.


Scientific background

Questions about scientifc background

Please provide a short answer to the following questions, which help us in fine-tuning the course. Thank you.

Course fees

Terms and Conditions
  1. For payment you can choose between credit card (Visa, Master Card) and bank transfer. Possible bank charges have to be paid by the participant. Please note that we do not accept checks.
  2. After online registration, you will receive an email notification including a PDF file that includes information on the payment procedure.
  3. All payments have to be received within 14 days after date of registration.
  4. We will send an email confirming your participation once we have received your payment. If payment is overdue, your registration will not be processed and considered invalid.
  5. A receipt of payment will be included in our email confirmation of participation.
  6. Cancellation of registration must be submitted in writing or via email and is valid only with acknowledgment of receipt by PicoQuant GmbH. A refund of registration fees is dependent on the notice given:
    • For cancellations made until January 16, 2019, 75 % of the received registration fee will be reimbursed. In case of cancellations after January 16, 2019, 25 % of the registration fee will be reimbursed.
    • It is possible to name and send a substitute participant.
  7. No visa letters will be issued until payment of the registration fee is received and confirmed.

Additional Information

Privacy policy

All the information provided during the registration process will be used by PicoQuant for organizing the event and contacting consented participants exclusively about matters related to the microscopy course. Any information you provide will not be sold, rented, leased or forwarded to any third party. Please also see our privacy policy.


The European short course on "Time-Resolved Microscopy and Correlation Spectroscopy" is an annual event since 2009. For further details about each year's event, please select the year from the list below.


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