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Posted: 2016-09-23

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Job Title: Light Microscopy Specialist
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: The Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center
The Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center serves as a state-of-the-art research hub within the Institute, enabling investigators from across many disciplines to gain unprecedented insight into the inner workings of cells and tissues.

Position Description:

The Light Microscopy Technician / Specialist aids the Biophotonics Director in the operation of the Biophotonics Core Facility. This is a multi-...

Posted: 2016-09-12

Inscopix stands at the forefront of Next Generation Neuroscience.  Our flagship product for imaging large-scale neural circuit activity during behavior, nVista, provides neuroscientists with the ability to generate unprecedented data sets.  The product was selected by The Scientist as the #1 Innovation of 2013 and has been covered in top scientific journals and media outlets.  Since launching our Neuroscience Early Access Program in October 2012, we have built a significant customer base comprised of nearly 100 prestigious neuroscience laboratories (including 6 Nobel Laureate labs) and major pharmaceutical companies.

Successful candidates will be paired with a regional Sales Manager as Field...

Posted: 2016-09-12

arivis, a world leader in 3D/4D image visualization, interaction, and analysis is searching for a talented individual to join our team as a sales manager.

This position will provide direct sales interaction with arivis’s US potential customer base for its complete range of imaging software products and systems including: A. arivis Vision4D a modular software for working with multi-channel 2D, 3D and 4D images of almost unlimited size independent of available RAM, B. arivis WebView a modular, server and web-based system which can visualize, allow annotations on, and perform analysis on multi-gigabyte 2D and 3D image data via the Internet/Intranet using a standard web browser, & C. arivis InViewR the first and only virtual reality system in the world to allow users to...

Posted: 2016-08-25

Applications are invited for a fully funded 3-year PhD studentship to be held in the Laser Analytics Group at the University of Cambridge (  The position is available from January 2017 and is funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Innovative Training Network SUPUVIR - SUPercontinuum broadband light sources covering UV to IR applications.  The project will be part of a European wide collaboration to investigate the generation and application of supercontinuum radiation for the use in fundamental and applied science applications.

The present project will seek to use wide bandwidth supercontinuum light to develop a next generation automated...

Posted: 2016-08-23


The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking motivated post-doctoral candidates to develop their translational research career in biophotonics and imaging of cutaneous manifestations of cancer and its treatments. Multimodal dermatologic imaging techniques including total body photography, spectrophotometry, confocal microscopy, optical coherence tomography, and Raman spectroscopy will be applied in ongoing multicenter clinical trials and basic science research. Initial appointment will be for one year with annual renewal up to three years.

Candidates will benefit from a personalized research program catered to their goals utilizing resources and mentoring within the VUMC...

Posted: 2016-08-09

Rémi Quirion, Québec’s chief scientist, has announced the launch the tenth edition of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles awards, which are handed out by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

The deadline to submit an application is September 1, 2016.

More information on the competition is available on the Web sites of the Fonds:

Nature et technologies  /  Santé  / ...

Posted: 2016-06-13
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neurophotonics CRIUSMQ, 2601 chemin de la Canardière, Québec G1J 2G3
A Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Pierre Marquet at Université Laval in Quebec, within the framework of the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Neurophotonics ( The research theme of Marquet lab is to identify new biomarkers/endophenotpyes of major psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and major depression disorder. By using human pluripotent stem cells made from different kinds of patient cells, our research aims for a...
Posted: 2016-06-02

The Centre for Microscopy and Cellular Imaging (CMCI) at Concordia University (Montréal, QC, Canada) is seeking a full time Operations Manager to run the facility. The successful candidate will ensure efficient operation of the facility by maintaining and optimizing advanced light microscopes and analysis work stations required for biological research projects (specimens are diverse and include yeast, C. elegans, plant tissue, cultured mammalian cells, rodent tissue, biofilms, and engineered materials) and instructing trainees on the proper usage of this equipment. S/he will also advise users in experimental design to ensure that accurate, reliable data is gleaned from the instruments in the facility. This person is the interface between CMCI and researchers or...

Posted: 2016-05-09

Montreal Light Microscopy Course

This year's 5-day advanced level MLMC 2016 Frontiers: Multi-Dimensional Microscopy course will be held from August 15-19, 2016, and we sincerely hope you will join us at McGill University in Montreal.

Download the MLMC 2016 Program »
Keynote Lecture:

Julie A. Theriot, PhD, Biochemistry and Microbiology & Immunology, from Stanford University
Measuring cytoskeletal dynamics and mechanical forces in rapidly moving cells.

Wednesday afternoon, August 17, 2106 at 4:30pm. All are welcome.
There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

Posted: 2016-04-08

McGill University, May 12-13, 2016
Increase Your AFM Knowledge for Measuring Nanoelectrical and Nanomechanical Properties

The aim of this workshop is to educate our local community of atomic force microscopy (AFM) users who want to gain valuable knowledge and experience in measuring these properties for materials and biological applications. The workshop is ideal for those that have some AFM experience and would like to enhance their skills for use in their own research.

Morning lectures will be presented by leading researchers and will cover:
• Measuring nanomechanical and...