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bigs2012 Biophotonics and Imaging Summer School 2012
deadline 2nd March
5 ECTS Credits from NUIG, Ireland
steve jacques Steve Jacques to give course on 'tissue optics and moving biophotonics into
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volocity Volocity 6 training day 15th May. See the flyer here.
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Fionn Clarke, who has just completed his BSc in Biomedical Science from the Discipline of Anatomy in NUI Galway, was awarded the prize for Best Oral Presentation at the recent Joint Conference of the Microscopical Society of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society held at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown.

He was the only undergraduate and the only Galway student presenting at the conference, facing competition from Postgraduate students from TCD, DIT, RCSI, QUB and UUJ.

Fionn presented his final year project on the venom apparatus of Scolopendra subspinipes centipedes, an example of the inter-disciplinary work being carried out by Alexander Black of Anatomy and Michel Dugon of Prof. Wallace Arthur's Evo/Devo lab in Zoology.

Some of Fionn's images are below:


Scolopendra subspinipes mutilansvenom claw

Dearbhaile Dooley 4th year anatomy student wins poster prize at this years (2010) annual Neuroscience conference (2-3rd September UCD) - Project Title: Response of astrocytes to Cyclosporin-A and neural stem cell treatment in contused rat spinal cord.

BioPIC 2010 Anatomy at NUIG was well represented at this years Biophotonics and Imaging conference held at Dunboyne Castle Hotel Co. Meath from the 18th to the 20th October.  Prof. Peter Dockery, Dr. Peter Owens (Education coordinator for NBIPI), Dr Kerry Thompson, Ms. Stephanie Sage and Ms Eva Sweeney attended the event.