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Career advancement opportunities:

Research Assistant position for SFB-SEM and array tomography, Bioimaging core facility at The John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

This position may suit someone who recently completed a PhD or someone who wants a career in a core facility. The goal is to establish SFB-SEM and array tomography, utilising recently installed new equipment, to pump prime the research programmes of two research groups working on plasmodesmata in plants and channels between filamentous bacterial cells. The successful candidate will be based in the core facility but work very closely with these two academic groups.

Application deadline: March 2nd

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Bioinformatician at BioImage Archive, EMBL-EBI

EMBL-EBI is looking for a Bioinformatician/Data Wrangler to help develop the BioImage Archive by acting as the key link between the BioImage Archive's users and developers. The successful candidate will support depositors to the BioImage Archive, relay priorities to the development team and work with data generators, data consumers and networking organisations on data and metadata standards.

Application deadline: March 9th

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CryoEM Post-Doctoral/Engineer position at Institut Pasteur

A three years Post-Doctoral/Engineer position is available to work on advanced 3D cryo-correlative light and electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM) pipelines to study Sars-CoV-2 cell interactions at Institut Pasteur, Paris. The candidate will work under the supervision of Anna Sartori-Rupp and in close contact with the group of Anne Brelot in the Dynamics of Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit directed by Jost Enninga.

Application deadline: March 31st

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Conferences & events:

From 3D Light to 3D Electron Microscopy – March 13-16, online

This meeting is centred on scientific sessions and practical workshops (even in a remote setting) covering a broad range of correlative workflows, volume EM imaging, image processing techniques as well as segmentation and visualisation. Don't miss this exciting opportunity for exchange with researchers and industry to explore the new and emerging technologies and methods for correlative microscopy and volume EM in life sciences.

Registration deadline: March 6th

EMIM 2022- March 15-18, Thessaloniki, Greece

This event is organized by the European Society for Molecular Imaging. Euro-BioImaging Med-Hub members plan to be there. Please write an email to if you would like to meet with them.

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Focus on Microscopy – April 10-13, online

FOM is a yearly conference series on the latest innovations and developments in (optical) microscopy and their application in biology, medicine, and the material sciences. It is composed of tutorials, parallel sessions, Flash poster presentations and a plenary opening session with invited speakers.

Draft program is now available!

Deadline for early registration: March 10th

Turku PET Symposium – June 3-6, Turku, Finland

This event is targeted to all investigators and staff working with cyclotrons, PET radiochemistry, modelling and software development, as well as preclinical and clinical PET imaging. The attendance should be particularly useful to those who are new to the field, or want to broaden their understanding of the rapidly developing research and clinical applications of PET.

Abstract submission deadline: February 28th

ELMI 2022 – June 7-10, Turku, Finland

ELMI 2022 is for all researchers and staff working with light microscopy as a fundamental research tool for the life sciences. The scientific program will consist of plenary lectures given by international leaders of each field, company workshops and posters. ELMI 2022 will bring together microscopy users, developers, core facility staff and industry. Euro-BioImaging will have a booth, we hope you will stop by to see us!

Abstract submission deadline: April 30th

Courses & Webinars:

Approaches To User Training In Core Facilities: Pre And Post Pandemic by CTLS – March 3, 4 pm CET

Many Core Labs need to train users on the equipment in their facilities. This gives users more autonomy and a transferable skill. However training can often be haphazard, undocumented and untested. This webinar proposes to look at current training practices in two example facilities and also discuss what CTLS can do to promote best practices in user training.

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Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Imaging webinar series by Global BioImaging & ZEISS Microscopy – April-June 2022
This webinar series will introduce Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and X-ray Imaging including fundamentals of SEM, X-ray imaging basics, sample preparation in life sciences, and applications of SEM in three-dimensions. Imaging core facility staff including personnel of light, electron, or biomedical imaging facilities are invited to attend. Principal investigators, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate/PhD and Master's students who utilize imaging and microscopy technologies are also invited to attend. Four webinars are organized between April and June.

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EMBO Practical Course – Sensing biophysical properties in living samples using light microscopy – July 4th-9th

The IGDR (Institut de Génétique et de Développement de Rennes) and MRic facilities in Rennes, part of France BioImaging, are organizing an EMBO practical course.
Registration deadline: April 15th

Stereology Workshop at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Bern, Switzerland August 8 – 12 and August 13 & 14 (newCAST training)

This workshop provides an introduction to state-of-the-art stereology with emphasis on its practical application in biomedicine. Experimental design, sampling, use of stereological probes, estimation of stereological parameters, and the application of statistical methods appropriate for stereology are covered. The workshop encompasses lectures, classroom exercises with real biomedical images, and laboratory practicals demonstrating the implementation of proper sampling and processing techniques on real biological organs.

It is intended for students and researchers from the field of biology and medicine interested in sampling and measurement of 3D structures. Applications involving any kind of microscopy (e.g. light microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy, multi-photon microscopy, electron microscopy) as well as non-invasive scanning techniques like CT and NMR are welcome.

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