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Xine Volume 13 - Issue 7, September 2013

Xenopus Imaging Workshop-Registration is open

Dear Xenopus community,
The first Xenopus Imaging workshop will be held Nov 16-22 and registration is now open. The workshop is being taught by John Wallingford, Lance Davidson and Scott Fraser, along with several TAs.
To register go to the NXR webpage for this workshop ( and click on "Register here". The workshop has limited space so register early to ensure you can attend the workshop.

Topics to be covered in this imaging workshop include:
1) A primer on microscopes and optics with a focus on practical considerations.
2) Imaging immunostained Xenopus embryos in whole-mount.
3) Live imaging of cells and tissues in intact Xenopus using fluorescent fusion proteins.
4) Live imaging of cells and tissues in explants.
5) Computational post-processing of images for presentation/display.
6) Development of custom imaging assays for students.
The cost for the workshop is $1700 for shared room and $2000 for a single room.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me

Marko Horb

Marko Horb, Ph.D.
Director, National Xenopus Resource (NXR)
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Email: xenopus at
Office: 508-289-7627
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Cell: 508-564-3764