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Time-Resolved Microscopy Course 2017

9th European Short Course on “Time-resolved Microscopy and Correlation Spectroscopy”

February 28 - March 2, 2017 in Berlin, Germany

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The ninth edition of the European short course on “Time-resolved Microscopy and Correlation Spectroscopy” was attended by 43 participants from academia and industry. The fully booked course consisted of six morning lectures given by renowned specialists, followed by hands-on sessions provided by Leica, Nikon, Olympus, and PicoQuant. Those sessions covered a wide range of topics including FLIM, FLIM-FRET, FCS, FLCS, as well as single molecule and STED super-resolution microscopy.

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Aim and purpose

The course provided an in-depth introduction to the principles underlying time-resolved fluorescence microscopy as well as its applications to the life sciences. Attendees were typically professionals who are using or intend to use fluorescence microscopy or correlation spectroscopy in their research. Attendees from various research or industry areas with different levels of expertise got an exciting opportunity to learn from experts and exchange ideas in a very effective way.

Hands-on instrumentation

The following companies provided hands-on experiments during the course:

  • Leica
  • Nikon
  • Olympus
  • PicoQuant

Course instructors

  • Alberto Diaspro, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and University of Genoa, Italy
  • Chris Dunsby, Photonics Group, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Jörg Enderlein, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Imaging for Biophysics and Complex Systems, University of Göttingen, Germany
  • Mark Hink, Department of Molecular Cytology, van Leeuwenhoek Centre for Advanced Microscopy (LCAM), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Andreas Bülter, PicoQuant GmbH, Berlin, Germany


The time schedule of the course is still available for download:

Course impressions


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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