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Education and Training

FABLS has an Eductation and Training Committee (ETC) led by Dr. Pierre Moens. This committee is responsible for educating the community about basic and advanced fluorescence techniques through courses, seminars, workshops, articles and books.

Please see below for information on courses and workshops. Should you have knowledge of a workshop of significance or relevance to our membership, please forward the information to FABLS for inclusion on this website.

A Pasteur & WEHI Workshop...
"Imaging infectious diseases at the molecular, cellular and tissue level"

Thursday, 31 January - Friday, 1 February, 2008

Workshop presented by: Institut Pasteur & The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI)

To be held at:
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1G Royal Parade
Parkville, Victoria 3050
>>>Directions can be found here.

For Registration and more information, please see their website http://www.wehi.edu.au/WEHI_Groups/indexworkgroups.php?id=124

Beyond Imaging... Fluorescence and Microscopy-Based approaches for Examining Macromolecular Interactions in Living Cells
2:30 - 5 p.m. Wednesday 17th October, 2007

This is a FIG Mini-Workshop, in conjunction with the Department of Biochemistry, LaTrobe University

To be held at:
Biochemistry Seminar Room
Rm 351 Level 3, Phys Sciences 4 Bldg
La Trobe University, Bundoora campus

For more details please see: www.FIGroup.org

Michael Bailey - University of Melbourne
"Fluorescence Detection of Macromolecules During Analytical Ultracentrifugation"

Sarah Ellis - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
"Practical FRET in microscopy"

Nick Klonis - La Trobe University
"Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy"

Andrew Clayton - Ludwig Institute
"Image Correlation Spectroscopy as a probe of clustering and dynamics"

Automated High Content Imaging Seminar
Wednesday, 10 October, 2007

Presented by: MDS Analytical Technologies Pty Ltd

To be held at:
Gene Technology Access Centre
(Unviersity High School)
1H Royal Parade
Parkville, Victoria 3052
Next to WEHI

More information is available here.

Or see their website at: http://www.moleculardevices.com/pages/instruments/imaging_main.html

Please contact Scott Merrington on Ph. 0420 308 673
or email to scott.merrington@moldev.com


Introductory Confocal Microscopy Workshop
4-5 September, 2007

Presented by Dr. Carola Thoni (Leica Microsystems)

To be held at:
The University of Adelaide
Adelaide Microscopy, Medical School
North Wing, Basement
Ph: +61 (0)8 8303 5855
Fax: +61 (0)8 8303 4356

More information is available here.

For Registration:
Please contact Lyn Waterhouse on the above phone numbers
or email to lyn.waterhouse@adelaide.edu.au

Ludwig Scientific Imaging Workshop - Microscope to Publication

Wed May 16 - Fri May 18, 2007
The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (Melbourne) in association with:
Fluorescence Imaging Group
Fluorescence Applications in Biotechnology and Life Sciences &

The Gene Technology Access Centre

Gene Technology Access Centre,
Melbourne, Australia. Information available here.

Live Cell Imaging Workshop

3 – 8 December, 2006
Monash Micro Imaging
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Information available here.


National Marine Science Center, The University of New England, Coffs Harbour,
NSW, Australia
Monday 2 - Friday 6 October 2006

FABLS helped provide bursaries to 20 students attending the Fluoro2006 workshop by waiving their registration fees.

A report on the event by organizers.

Related Links:

Fluorescence imaging group, Melbourne