Advanced Imaging Workshop

at the Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA

Next Workshop:  TBA


Check out this article about Gary McDowell’s experience in last year’s course:
More than Just Meetings- Xenopus, Advanced Imaging Workshop


The following instructors will be returning to teach this exciting workshop once again:

  • John Wallingford, University of Texas, Austin
  • Lance Davidson, University of Pittsburgh
  • Laura Anne Lowery, Boston College
  • Jakub Sedzinski, Danish Stem Cell Institute, Copenhagen
  • Scott Fraser, University of Southern California      

Topics to be covered in this imaging workshop include:

  • A primer on microscopes and optics with a focus on practical considerations.
  • Imaging immunostained Xenopus embryos in whole-mount.
  • Live imaging of cells and tissues in intact Xenopus using fluorescent fusion proteins.
  • Live imaging of cells and tissues in explants.
  • Computational post-processing of images for presentation/display.
  • Development of custom imaging assays for students.

Participation will be limited to 15 students. The course will be team taught by experts in Xenopus and imaging. If you have any questions, please email