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Trends in microscopy, the topic of sustainability and the ZEISS Lattice Lightsheet 7 system, nominated for the German Future Prize, will be the focus.
ZEISS is hosting Microscopy Day today under the motto »WissenSchafftZukunft« (KnowledgeCreatesFuture) at the Volksbad in Jena. The more than 300 guests from research and science in Germany can expect a diverse program of lectures, workshops and discussions with insights into light, electron and X‑ray microscopy from ZEISS.
Prof. Dr. Joachim Mayer, Joint Laboratory for Electron Microscopy (GFE) RWTH Aachen University and Ernst Ruska Center for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons Research Center Jülich will speak in his keynote about material development with correlative microscopy and in this context will highlight contributions to the success of the energy transition. Also dealing with sustainability will be the presentation »Sustainability@ZEISS – Our activities for a sustainable future« by Dr. Roya Akhavan, Project Manager for Sustainability at ZEISS, and Dr. Markus Esseling, Head of the Product Center for Electron Microscopy at ZEISS. In his presentation, Dr. Bernhard Zimmermann, Head of Life Sciences at ZEISS, will provide insights into the latest microscopy processes for new trends in the life sciences.
Extensive workshop program
During the day, users will be able to learn about the latest microscope systems in workshops, including the ZEISS Lattice Lightsheet 7, which has been nominated for the German Future Prize 2022. The novel microscope for gentle 3D imaging of living cells enables researchers to observe subcellular dynamics in 3D over hours and days, something that other microscopy techniques have not previously allowed. This opens up new possibilities, for example, for cancer research or the understanding of early developmental stages of life. The prize will be awarded by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to one of the three nominated teams on October 26, 2022 in Berlin.
Numerous workshops will be held on this and many other pioneering technologies such as confocal, fluorescence or scanning electron microscopy, demonstrating to participants, for example, the basics of microscopy or the various applications for research.