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SCIENTIFIC IMAGING INSTRUCTION
 
     
On-site Courses

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Past Courses:
MD Anderson Center, Houston
University of West Virginia
University of Vermont
University of Minnesota
Hewlett-Packard, Inc.
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
Indiana-Purdue

Microscope Slide Prep

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Image Display

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Computer Monitors 101

Photoshop vs. Image J

Quantization

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Basic Method for Getting Counts

Microscopy Info

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Refractive Indices of Biological Materials (table)



 

Online Course: Photoshop Methods for Microscopy

This course shows acceptable methods for working with images taken in microscopy. Microscopy images have unique attributes not found in typical subject matter in photography; and the adjustments in post-processing are limited to those commonly accepted in the scientific community. The emphasis in these courses is to avoid any adjustment that would obscure details; and, conversely, to make adjustments to reveal visual details. Methods lead to “corrections” and not to “doctoring” or “enhancing.”
Furthermore, objective means are shown with tools built into Photoshop, when possible, to determine extent of corrections.

 

On-Site Courses

4th Annual Scientific Imaging and Quantitation Seminar. In Minneapolis, MN August 26 - 29 for 3 or 4 days (your choice). Click Here for more information. CANCELED!

 

Featured "Mini Course" Movies in Photoshop

This minicourse goes over how to open AVI movies, Image Sequences and Image Stacks in Photoshop. Movie includes information on labeling, placing movies side by side, adjusting tones/sharpening, and merging colorized channels. You will need to have versions CS3 - CS6 "EXTENDED Version" so that you can label parts of the movie.

You can open Zeiss, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, and other confocal image stacks in Photoshop, but you will need to save or export the image stack as an AVI stack in the manufacturer's software, or in Image J. Be sure to save the AVI stack as Uncompressed.


             

     Working With Movies, Part 1

       

  Working with Movies, Part 2