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Introduction to fluorescent imaging

Catch up with the basics you need before starting the fluorescent microscopy course: from cell counting to using your fluorescent microscope.

To help you become a fluorescent imaging expert, we have compiled everything you need to know into a four-week training course. Before you start the course, use the resources on this page to catch up with the fluorescent microscopy basics.

Course material: Introduction to fluorescent microscopy


1. Counting cells using a hemocytometer

Get our protocol to obtain a viable cell count from suspension cells using a hemocytometer.

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2. Aseptic technique video protocol

Aseptic technique prevents contamination of cell cultures and reagents by microorganisms. Watch our aseptic technique video protocol that shows you how to sterilize work areas and use appropriate sterile handling techniques, personal protective equipment and good hygiene.

3. Learn about your confocal microscope

In this webinar you will learn all about confocal microscopy: from sample preparation through to data analysis, common pitfalls and problems, optimizing instrument set up and the advanced applications for which confocal microscope can be used.

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When you enroll, you will receive four weekly emails, in each you will get webinars, short videos and guides about an essential topic for your fluorescent imaging experiments.

You’ll leave with all the practical fluorescent staining advice and tools to get brighter fluorescent images for your experiments.

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