Online courses Microscopy & Image Analysis


Online courses

Core Facility Leadership and Management Course by GERBI-GMB and HFP Consulting 2020 22 September - 9 October 2020 (8 half-day sessions)

Microscopy in general

The microcourses

iBiology Microscopy

The comprehensive online microscopy course "MyScope" by Microscopy Australia:

Microscopy Basics

Light Microscopy


Discussion forum

Imaging ONE World, discussion forum on imaging and imaging analysis, Zoom-Meeting, Mondays, 1 pm, #imagingONEWORLD


The following Imaging Core Facilities share their teaching material online:


Live cell Imaging Facility, Karolinska Institutet - Bionut, Stockholm:

BioImaging and Optics Core Facility, EPFL Lausanne:

Bioimaging Facility, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg:

Core Facility Cell Imaging und Ultrastrukturforschung der Universität Wien

Online courses in GERMAN: "Lichtmikroskopie online - Theorie und Anwendung"

(also available as Pdf download)


Collection of materials:

The Microlist provides a general collection of useful websites and tools.

Find here a similar list provided by The Royal Microscopy Society (RMS).


Company Support:

  • Temporarily available software licenses:

SVI: Huygens trial license

Leica: LAS X free offline license 90 days

Zeiss: ZEN free offline license 90 days

OxfordInstruments: Imaris satellite licences


  • Web-based company services:

SVI: Web based deconvolution freely available via SVI-HRM server.

Molecular Probes / Thermo Fisher Scientific: School of Fluorescence

Photometrics: Remote learning seminars

Aurox: recorded lectures of Aurox virtual conference on Microscopy (added 14th April 2020)

Imaris: recorded Imaris Homeschool webinar series


  • Upcoming webinars:

PicoQuant: Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy & other topics (new series from July 7 to August 25)

SVI: Deconvolution etc. Youtube channel

Arivis: free webinar series, every Thursday, 3 pm

Nanosurf: Videos and Webinars

Ibidi: Webinars

Phasics: Powerful Wavefront sensing technology | Applications in Laser, Optics and Material Metrology, Webinar Series, June 25; June 30; July 9; July 21, 10am

Abbelight: (recorded) Webinars

Abberior: STED PAINT – STED microscopy with exchangeable fluorophoresMike Heilemann (Uni Frankfurt), Live Expert Line Demo, July 21, 3:30 pm

AbberiorLive-cell STED microscopy,  Francesca Bottanelli (FU Berlin), Florian Grimm (Abberior), Live-cell Facility Line Demo, July 28, 3:30 pm CEST

Imaris: Homeschool Webinar Series (July 9 - August 13)

Imaris: Imaris 9.6, New Calssification Concept & Machine Learning, Webinar(July 21, 2 pm)

Sartorius: New advances in live-cell imaging and analysis: organoid, metabolism and subpopulation identification, Webcast, July 28, 10am

Nikon: Advances in artificial intelligence in microscopy, Workcast, August 8, 5pm

Zeiss: Automate your Experiments with Image Analysis and Guided Acquisition in Zen 3.2, Webinar, July 22, 10 am

Image analysis

Training in Bioimage analysis

Online courses and webinars:

The NEUBIAS Academy @Home

EPFL Image processing and Analysis for Life Scientists, course, September 16

Imaris: Imaris Homesschool about Multicompononent detection, Membrane based detection and Filament Tracing, Webinar Series, July 9, July 16, July 23, august 6


Fiji tutorials

Robert Haase's "Applied Bio-Image Analysis lecture" at Biotec Dresden on Youtube

Dave Mason's Fiji online course


Other tutorials

QuPath, an open powerful, software platform for whole slide image analysis, Intro in their youtube channel


Discussion forum

Imaging ONE World, discussion forum on imaging and imaging analysis, Zoom-Meeting, Mondays, 1 pm, #imagingONEWORLD