The Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node:
- Imaging Research Infrastructure in Finland
- Provides Biological Imaging Technologies: Light Microscopy and Electron Microscopy
- Imaging Services available in Helsinki, Turku, and Oulu
- Partner of Euro-BioImaging ERIC
Available Imaging Technologies:
- Confocal microscopy (laser scanning and spinning disk)
- Multiphoton microscopy
- Super-resolution imaging (3D STED, 3D STORM, TIRF)
- Mesoscopic imaging (light sheet fluorescence microscopy and optical projection microscopy)
- Electron microscopy (a wide variety of latest transmission and scanning electron microscopy methods)
- Correlative light and electron microscopy (CLEM)
Who can Apply to Use the Services?
- Academic and industrial users
- Local, national, and international researchers
11 October 2019
Microscopy and image analysis workshop is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa 13-17 January 2020.
Imaging Africa consists of a four-day workshop followed by a one-day symposium hosted at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine in Cape Town, South Africa. The objective of this workshop is to enhance the microscopy knowledge and applications of researchers throughout the African continent.
Workshop registration: www.imagingafrica.org
28 August 2019
Application link: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/4D865B5700B6F09C
27 August 2019
27 August 2019
The Cell Migration laboratory, recently created in the department of Cell Biology at Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland) is seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join the group.
The initial grant is for one year (2000€/month) with a possibility for a two-year extension and the starting date is negotiable. The project is related to work investigating the role of filopodia and other cellular protrusions during cancer progression.
More information can be found at the following link: https://cellmig.org/2019/08/23/phd-position/
11-16 August 2019
Pasi Kankaanpää represented Euro-BioImaging during the summer school that took place on the Finnish archipelago.
The summer school organized by NordBioMed took place on the Finnish island of Seili between 11th and 16th of August. The theme of this summer school was computational biomedicine with major focus on the areas of imaging, machine learning, and precision medicine. The summer school was attended by more than 35 participants from Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish universities.
Pasi Kankaanpää from Euro-BioImaging had delivered a number of talks featuring topics including Euro-BioImaging mission and organization, the services and imaging technologies provided by the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node in Finland, and the ethics in image analysis.
More information including course material can be found on NordBioMed’s page.
2 July 2019
The location of ELMI 2020 meeting was revealed to be in Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands during this year’s ELMI meeting. ELMI 2020 will take place 9-12 June 2020.
ELMI meeting is an annual scientific meeting that connects academics working in the field of light microscopy and manufacturers of microscopy equipment and software. Annually, it is attended by more that 300 participants from the academia and industry and is one of the biggest microscopy events in Europe.
For more information about ELMI 2020 meeting, please visit: https://elmi2020.eu
June 12 2019
Pasi Kankaanpää of Euro-BioImaging delivered a lecture marathon on June 12 in Turku covering a vast range of image analysis topics including fundamentals of image analysis, available image analysis software, quantitative microscopy workflow, and ethics in image analysis. More than 50 attendees were present during this lecture.
12-14 June 2019
Course covering theoretical concepts and hands-on training in image analysis took place in Turku organized by the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node and Turku Doctoral Programme of Molecular Medicine (TuDMM).
There were more than 50 attendees of the lecture marathon “BioImage Analysis Basics and Ethics Lecture” on 12 June delivered by Pasi Kankaanpää, Euro-BioImaging. The two-day training covering concepts of image analysis and hands-on training were delivered by Christian Tischer, EMBL Heidelberg.
6 June 2019
Representatives of the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node, Gleb Grebnev and Markku Saari, have attended a Euro-BioImaging satellite meeting that took place at ELMI 2019 meeting. Gleb Grebnev has gave a flash talk on the activities, success stories, and organization of the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node.
Representatives of Euro-BioImaging Nodes from other countries have also delivered flash talks describing the activities of their respective Euro-BioImaging Nodes.
4-7 June 2019
19th International European Light Microscopy Initiative meeting (ELMI 2019) saw a large participation of the Finnish delegates. Helsinki BioImaging was represented by Kimmo Tanhuanpää, Mika Molin, and Jussi Kenkkilä, Turku BioImaging by Markku Saari and Gleb Grebnev, and Oulu BioImaging by Veli-Pekka Ronkainen. Elnaz Fazeli and Jaroslav Icha from the University of Turku were also attending the conference. Markku Saari represented the city of Turku as the city candidate for ELMI 2021 meeting location. Gleb and Markku have also attended Euro-BioImaging satellite meeting representing the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node with Gleb providing an overview of the Finnish Advanced Light Microscopy Node and its imaging capabilities. Elnaz and Gleb also had a poster presentation each describing their respective research or the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node.
27 May 2019
8th Oulu BioImaging (OBI) day, organized by Veli-Pekka Ronkainen of Light Microscopy facility in Biocenter Oulu, included a full day of scientific and promo talks also saw the participation of the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node in the form of a talk delivered by Gleb Grebnev describing Euro-BioImaging structure and function as well as Euro-BioImaging activities in Finland in the form of multi-sited and multimodal Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node.
01 April 2019
The new website for the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node has been launched!
Access state-of-the-art imaging technologies in Finland in the cities of Helsinki, Turku, and Oulu. A vast array of imaging technologies are available to all academic and industrial users including super-resolution imaging (3D STORM, 3D STED), CLEM, mesoscopic-scale imaging, and label-free imaging technologies. User assistance, instrument user training, and other services are also provided by the Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node.