Paulinella chromatophora - Yvonne Nemcova, Charles University, Věda je krásnáDiatoms World, Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, Institute of Solid State Electronics, Austria 3- diatom, magdalena parlinska, university of rzeszow, poland
Eudorina - Pavel Skaloud, Charles University, Věda je krásnáPowder metallurgy substrate, TESCANbutterfly wings, benedykt r. jany, marian smoluchowskiinstitute of physics - jagiellonian university, poland
3- gel beads coated with a ruc13 coatings, magdalena parlinska, university of rzeszow, poland 2- cvd grown diamond film, magdalena parlinska, university of rzeszow, poland orchid root stained with acridine orange, s. r. senthilkumar, st. joseph´s college, india
Leaf Fract, TESCANorchid root with mycorrhiza, s. r. senthilkumar, st. joseph´s college, india orchid root showing with idioblastic cells, s. r. senthilkumar, st. joseph´s college, india
4- gel beads coated with a ruc13 coatings, magdalena parlinska, university of rzeszow, poland PbI2 Crystallization, TESCANPlasma coating crossection, TESCAN
Rotaviruses, Electronmicroscopy, Elisabeth M. Schraner, Institutes of Vet. Anatomy and Virology, Switzerland 1- cvd grown diamond film, magdalena parlinska, university of rzeszow, poland Rust fungus spore,Adriana Dominguez and Eduardo Favret, CNEA - INTA, Argentina.jpg
Rhaphoneis - Pavel Skaloud, Charles University, Věda je krásnáCross section of an Abutilon leaf, Adriana Dominguez and Eduardo Favret, CNEA - INTA, Argentina gold on germanium, benedykt r. jany, marian smoluchowskiinstitute of physics - jagiellonian university, poland

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LIFE AT THE CONGRESS

12/9

THANK YOU VERY MUCH ALL OF YOU FOR COMING TO PRAGUE AND FOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE SUCCESS OF THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL MICROSCOPY CONGRESS.

- Four excellent presentations given by the winners of the IFSM medals: John Spence, Chunlin Jia, Alasdair Steven and Ondrej L. Krivanek.

- The winners of the IMC 2014 Micrograph Competition "Art in Microscopy" announced during the Closing ceremony are: VOX POPULI AWARD - Miroslav Horáček "Raindrop: Computer generated diffractive optical performance of fractal originated by e-beam writer"

MATERIALS SCIENCE:
1st place Araceli Romero-Núñez Mexican Nanocactus
2nd/3rd place Robert McLeod Electronic Rites of Passage through Turbulent Vacuum
2nd/3rd place Magdalena Parlinska Gel candies

LIFE SCIENCES:
1st place Szilvia Kalácska Welcome to the Jungle
2nd place Elisabeth Schraner Erythrocytes
3rd place Eva Bieler Inside this Smiling and Friendly Looking Frog Hides a Potentially Lethal Parasite: S.mansoni alias Kermit the Frog

More information about "Micrograph Competition"

- Closing Ceremony with Prof. Pavel Hozak

 
 
 
 
 
 

11/9

- The plenary lecture on electron tomography for nanoscale materials science was given by Paul Midgley.

- The IFSM general asembly - the ultimate authority, which is composed of delegates appointed by the Member Organization - met today.

- The scientific program continued with a wide range of symposia in all specializations. For example: Tom Misteli who was awarded Robert Feulgen Prize 2014 gave a presentation „Visualizing the genome in living cells“ in LS-12.

- Highlight of The Scoial Program at The Municipal House - Congress Party "IN ART NOUVEAU"

 
 
 


10/9

- Today´s plenary lecture was given by Kazutomo Suenaga from Japan who talked about single atom imaging and spectroscopy in nanostructured materials.
- The European Microscopy Society awarded outstanding papers of the year 2013.
- The side event "Labyrinth of Microscopy" has got a very positive feedback. The children are very enthusiastic about the practical demonstrations of microscopes. Support the event by buying a souvenir at a booth located opposite the registration desk on the first floor.

 
  

9/9

- We have started with a ZEISS Run for Health today in the morning. More than 130 participants enjoyed jogging at Vysehrad.
- The excellent plenary presentation “lluminating biology at the nanoscale with single-molecule and super-resolution fluorescence microscopy“ was given by Xiaowei Zhuang.
- The rich scientific program continued also today.

 
 
 

8/9

The Congress has started with the Opening Ceremony. The opening speeches were delivered by Barry Carter, the IFMS president, Pavel Hozak, the IMC 2014 chairman, Martin Dlouhy, Prague councillor, Jiri Drahos, chairman of the Academy of Sciences, and Paul Fischione, ICMA president. We have broken the record in number of participants. We have 3,125 participants from 68 countries.

The biggest microscopy exhibition with 76 exhibitors was open by Barry Carter, Pavel Hozak and Paul Fischione.

Pieces from the scientific program:

- Plenary lecturer Christoph Cremer “Light Microscopy at the Nanoscale“
- EMBO Lecture given by Nobutaka Hirokawa in LS-5
- Symposium MS-1 “Nano-objects and engineered nanostructures, catalytic materials”
- Symposium ID-11 “Multidisciplinary applications of progressive light microscopy imaging techniques”


 
 
 
 

 

- The first poster session took place on the second and the third floors with the Czech beer tasting.

 


 

- Support the side-event “Labyrinth of Microscopy” aimed at promoting microscopy and science among children and buy a special souvenir at the booth located in the registration area.

 


7/9

- Registration has started at 12:00. Our registration team is looking forward to welcoming you at the Congress.

- Explore the poster exhibition "Brno - the microscopy valley". A table top TEM microscope which was awarded the Gold Medal at the World Exhibition in Brussels in 1958 is exhibited there.

- The "IMC 2014 Micrograph Competion" is displaying 12 final micrographs. Vote for the best micrograph "Vox Populi Award" by Tuesday 9 September


- Participants enjoyed great view of the Prague panorama and tasted excellent Moravian wine and Czech beer in lively atmosphere in the Zoom restaurant during the Welcome cocktail.

 
 
 


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Opening hours of the Congress Registration

Sunday, September 7, 2014 12:00 – 20:00
Monday, September 8, 2014 07:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 08:00 – 18:30
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 08:00 – 18:45
Thursday, September 11, 2014 08:00 – 18:30
Friday, September 12, 2014 08:00 – 13:30

Opening hours of the Exhibition

Date Major stands located in the 2nd floor foyer and Forum Hall Stands located in the 1st floor foyer
Sunday, September 7, 2014 12:00 – 20:00
Monday, September 8, 2014 10:30 – 17:00 10:30 – 17:00
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 08:30 – 16:30 08:30 – 16:30
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 08:30 – 16:45 08:30 – 16:45
Thursday, September 11, 2014 08:30 – 16:30 08:30 – 16:30
Friday, September 12, 2014 exhibition closed 09:00 – 13:30

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PLENARY SPEAKERS
We are happy to announce our plenary speakers:


Prof. Christoph Cremer


Prof. Xiaowei Zhuang


Dr. Kazutomo Suenaga


Prof. Paul Midgley
The winners of the four IFSM Medals


Prof. John Spence


Prof. Chunlin Jia


Dr. Alasdair Steven

Dr. Ondrej L. Krivanek



WHAT´S GOING ON IN IMC 2014?

PREPARE FOR THE CONGRESS
Create your individual program "My Program" now and download the IMC 2014 Proceedings.
28 August 2014


IMC 2014 Microscopy Walk
Explore interesting places in Prague during the IMC 2014 Microscopy walk. The guide was prepared by Alena Michalcova and her colleagues from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague as a useful handbook full of interesting microscopic stories connected to the monuments you will pass during this walk.
18 August 2014


Scientific Program
Detailed program of symposia available.
1 August 2014


MSA Scholarship for Students
The Microscopy Society of America is pleased to announce the availability of 10 student scholarships to help defray costs to attend the 18th International Microscopy Congress (IMC-18), to be held September 7-12, 2014 in Prague, CZ. The deadline for application is June 15, 2014. More info
11 June 2014


EXPLORE PRAGUE AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC
We offer a wide range of tours for Congress participants. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the beauties of Prague and the Czech Republic offered by our tour program. Book your tour at the IMC 2014 Online gate.
22 May 2014


START THE THIRD DAY OF THE CONGRESS IN A HEALTHY WAY
Participate in the ZEISS Run for Health that will take place at Vysehrad close to the congress venue. Register now! Number of runners is limited.
22 May 2014


NEW CONGRESS SCHEDULE WITH TIME SLOTS ALLOCATION OF SYMPOSIA
The new expanded congress schedule is available. All symposia have their time and room allocated now. We hope it will help you to arrange your program in Prague.
22 May 2014


AUSPICES OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER FOR SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Mr Pavel Belobradek, Deputy Prime Minister for the Science, Research and Innovation &Chairman of the Research, Development and Innovation Council, granted auspices to the 18th International Microscopy Congress.
Letter (in Czech)

7 April 2014


IMC 2014 KEY NUMBERS
The IMC 2014 has attracted a lot of researchers from over the world. 1,350 participants have already registered and more than 2,200 abstract were submitted. The acceptance of abstracts for poster presentations continues!
7 April 2014


THE EMBO LECTURE - Prof. Nobutaka Hirokawa
We are pleased to announce the EMBO Lecture that will be delivered by EMBO member Prof. Nobutaka Hirokawa in the IMC 2014 symposium LS-5 Cellular transport and dynamics: "Mutual Conformational Changes of Kinesin (KIF5) and GTP-Microtubule upon their Binding and the Mechanism of the Directional Transport revealed by the Cryoelectron Microscopy and Super-resolution Microscopy (PALM)".
3 April 2014


AUSPICES OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CZECH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Jiří Drahoš granted auspices to the 18th International Microscopy Congress.
Letter with the auspices (in Czech).
26 March 2014


Needing help with IMC participation? Please select following help-desks accordingly:

Registration & Accommodation: registration@imc2014.com
Abstracts: abstracts@imc2014.com
IMC Scholarship: imc-stipends@imc2014.com
General Inquiries: info@imc2014.com
Secretariat GUARANT International: secretariat@imc2014.com
tel.: +420 284 001 444
19 March 2014



IMC 2014 PHOTO COMPETITION "ART IN MICROSCOPY"
- We would like to encourage all registered participants of IMC 2014 to submit an entry into the photo competition "Art in Microscopy" to share the beauty of science.

11 February 2014

Art


PROGRAM OVERVIEW
- The latest IMC 2014 program overview is now available.
30 January 2014


SOCIAL PROGRAM
- Discover the Social Program - Congress Party "In Art Nouveau" - highlight of the IMC 2014 Social Program
30 January 2014


IFSM SCHOOL
- Apply for the IFSM School - meet some of the leading microscopy scientists
30 January 2014


- List of Invited Speakers Published - check the scientific program.
29 January 2014


AUSPICES OF THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF PRAGUE
Mayor of the City of Prague Tomáš Hudeček, Ph.D. granted auspices to the 18th International Micorscopy Congress. Letter with the auspices (in Czech).
10 September 2013


EXHIBITION PROSPECTUS AND PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Dear Exhibitors and Sponsors,
If you are interested in participating in the IMC 2014 commercial exhibition, please consult the prospectus.

22 May 2013


LIST OF SESSION CHAIRS
IMC 2014 local organizing committee in the close collaboration with the ISPC, IAB and IFSM executive committee finalized the list of session chairs. There are two international chairs for each session. Please check them in the scientific program.
1 November 2012


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