Courses and Seminars
One of our major goals within the Microscopy CoRE is to create an “imaging” culture that contributes towards the development of new state-of-the-art imaging technologies within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Imaging Seminars and Workshops
Once a month an invited speaker gives a seminar on image analysis tools. Our seminars alternate between biology-driven presentations where speakers use imaging as a major tool in their research and presentations from companies that have resources relevant to imaging, from probe development to new microscopes and imaging analysis technology.
Annual Light Microscopy Course
This is a three-day symposium with hands-on sessions and lectures. The first Light Microscopy Course was held in June 2016 with Leica Microsystems supporting the hands-on sessions using new equipment brought to the School for the event. The course was focused on different imaging techniques ranging from: wide field-imaging, confocal microscopy, FRET and FRAP to in vivo imaging.
The following are valuable microscopy and image analysis resources
ImageJ: NIH image analysis software
Fiji: ImageJ with pre-installed utilities and upgrade management
GIMP: GNU image manipulation program
CellProfiler: Image analysis designed for biologists
Icy: Open source platform for Bioimaging Informatics
Ilastik: Open source image classification, segmentation and analysis tool
OMERO: The Open Microscopy Environment
BisQue: Open source and cloud-based image analysis
NITRC: Neuroinformatics resource center
I do Imaging: A repository of medical imaging applications