Microscopy Resources

 

Literature

 

Confocal microscopy

 

 

Super-resolution 

 

 

Image Analysis and Digital Imaging 

 

 

 

Useful Links

 

Free software licenses

Leica LAS X  -  Free 90-day license, full version

Zeiss's ZEN Blue  -  Free 90-day license, version of  (Windows only)

SVI Huygens  -  Free test license

 

Databases

FPBase  -  Database for fluorescent proteins

BenchSci  -  Antibody search engine

 

Imaging

Leica Tips  -  Leica YouTube channel with short instructional videos on widefield microscopy, software, and imaging

Microforum  -  Forum focused on hardware, acquisition, and specimen-related aspects of scientific imaging

 

Image Analysis

Images.sc  -  Image analysis forum

Color Universal Design  -  Figure design friendly to colorblind people

 

Online Classes, Courses, and Tutorials 

Microcourses  -  Instructional videos on light microscopy from the Nikon Imaging Center at Harvard Medical School

iBiology Microscopy Series  -  Comprehensive video series about light microscopy, from basic optics, imaging, to image analysis. 

Imaris  -  Online tutorials

Introduction to R  -  Full course from Alex Douglas and Thomas Cornulier, University of Aberdeen

 

Nikon  -  Online resources for microscopy education 

Zeiss Campus  -  Educational online resources for microscopy