Meeting Recap: Rigor & Reproducibility in Imaging Experiments

After a LONG hiatus, Open MIC reconvened with a lecture on Rigor and Reproducibility in Imaging Experiments given by yours truly (Jen Lee). This was a lecture I had originally prepared for first year grad students as part of a new module funded and required by NIH training grants. The other lectures in the series… Read More Meeting Recap: Rigor & Reproducibility in Imaging Experiments

Time to Apply for the Berkeley 4D Advanced Microscopy of Brain Circuits Course

  From May 21-27, 2017, the Zeiss Berkeley Brain Microscopy Innovation Center will open its doors for an advanced course on state-of-the-art optical tools, imaging systems, and analysis methods that are being developed for the study of neuronal circuits. Each day will be divided into lectures and hands on laboratory experience using emerging BRAIN Initiative neurotechnologies, including optogenetics, calcium imaging,… Read More Time to Apply for the Berkeley 4D Advanced Microscopy of Brain Circuits Course

Register Today for the Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop

Registration is officially open for the 14th Annual Advanced Imaging Methods (AIM) Workshop, organized by the CRL-Molecular Imaging Center at UC Berkeley, with major support from Boston Electronics, Becker-Hickl, and Zeiss Microscopy. The event will take place from January 25-27, 2016 at the Berkeley City Club. This year’s AIM program is full of stellar speakers… Read More Register Today for the Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop

Meeting Recap: ImageJ Macro Writing 101

On Tuesday, August 23rd, Ben Smith of UC Berkeley’s Vision Sciences Program took us through a two-hour introductory crash course on how to write macros for ImageJ. The room was packed with people and laptops as we learned the ins-and-outs of the programming language, variables, functions, arrays, and setting up loops. To teach us about terminology… Read More Meeting Recap: ImageJ Macro Writing 101

Announcing the 2nd Annual MIC Image Contest!

  We’re excited to announce the 2nd Annual MIC Image Contest! Last year’s contest entries were amazing, and we’re looking forward to many more beautiful images this year. Below are the rules, prizes, etc. for the contest. Any questions should be sent to Jen Lee. Good luck! ** 2016 MIC Image Contest – Sponsored by Zeiss Microscopy  Rules:… Read More Announcing the 2nd Annual MIC Image Contest!

Meeting Recap: “More Than Just a Pretty Picture”

On Tuesday, April 26th, researchers from all over campus came to discuss “More Than Just a Pretty Picture: Acquiring Images for Analysis.” Jen Lee from the Molecular Imaging Center led the discussion on the basics of image acquisition, including an overview of detectors, how to obtain an image with high signal-to-noise ratio, and a survey… Read More Meeting Recap: “More Than Just a Pretty Picture”