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African Seminar Series

Imaging cells to organisms for basic science and medical research

Date: October 20, 2021

USA (9:00 AM EST and 6:00 AM PT)
Africa (1:00PM GMT, 4:00PM East Africa Time)

Conference link: Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees.

Registration is free.

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Seminar Topics:

Microscopy techniques

Widefiled Microscopy
Electron Microscopy
Confocal Microscpy
Super-resolution Microscopy

Imaging applications

Labeling techniques
Cell and tissue structure
Disease and pathology

Computational science

Image processing
Data analysis

Health and Diagnostics

Medical imaging


Kwasi Agbleke, PhD

Harvard Center for Biological Imaging Sena Institute of Technology, Ghana.;

Andrew Seeber, PhD,

Center for Advanced Imaging
Harvard University.

Tom Broker, PhD

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Past presentations organized through the  African Seminar Series can be assessed on Sena Institute of Technology Youtube Channel above.

Dr. Tom Broker’s inaugural Presentation (Feb 2021):
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: Early Electron Microscopic Studies of DNA Structures, Genome Organization and Gene Expression in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes.

Dr. Andrew Seeber, PhD (March 2021),
Harvard Fellow, Harvard Center for Advanced Imaging
Title: Chromatin mobility and precision genome engineering.

Dr. Kim McKim, PhD, Professor
Department of Genetics, Rutgers University, USA
Title: How chromosomes direct their own segregation in Drosophila oocytes.

Dr. Doug Richardson’s Presentation (April 2021):
Director, Harvard Center for Biological Imaging, USA
Title: Clarifying tissue clearing.

Dr. Gisele Miranda’s (May 2021):
Chan-Zuckerberg Imaging Scientist & Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Title: Image Analysis Using Open Software.

Dr. Christian Hellriegel’s (June 2021)
Carl Zeiss Corporation
Title: Super-resolution Optical Microscopy – A review of techniques, theoretical backbones and applications.

Dr. Leila Mostaço-Guidolin, PhD, P.Eng. (July 2021):
Assistant Professor, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Canada
Title: Microscopy, image analysis and 3D-bioprinting: combining tools to understand collagen remodelling