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EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS

The History of the Microscope
Dibner Hall, Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA

A permanent exhibition showcasing some of science's greatest achievements, from Ptolemy to Copernicus, Newton to Einstein, opened November 1, 2008 at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, CA. See http://www.huntington.org/thehuntington_full02.aspx?id=3000.

50th Annual Pacific Micromount Conference, 2015
January/February, 2015 dates TBD
CA

The Mineralogical Society of Southern California will be hosting this annual Micromount Conference. There will be microscope time, a verbal auction, a silent auction, a well stocked sales table, and an over flowing give away table.

For complete program information visit http://www.mineralsocal.org

 

WORKSHOPS AND PROGRAMS

Hook College of Life Sciences, Westmont IL

Microscopy Course Listing.

Petr's Microscopy Resources list of international meetings for microscopists

See www.petr.isibrno.cz/microscopy/meetings.php

Southern California Society of Microscopy and Microanalysis (SCSMM)

Offers occasional events and programs. See http://www.scsmm.org

Mineralogical Society of Southern California (also called MSSC)

Meets the second Friday of each month, except January, February and August, from 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena City College. See http://www.mineralsocal.org for more details.

 

COMPETITIONS

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition (annual)

The Nikon International Small World Competition is dedicated to furthering creativity
and excellence in photomicrography. See http://www.microscopyu.com/smallworld Winners receive one of 20 prizes, sorted according to rank in the competition.

Deadline for entry April 30.

see winners' gallery from past years:

2013 Nikon Small World Gallery

Olympus Bioscapes Digital Imaging Competition (annual)

Submit up to five images and/or digital video clips to this competition, which will honor extraordinary microscope images of life science subjects. Submit entries by uploading them to the Olympus web servers, see http://www.olympusbioscapes.com/index.html First prize is a choice of Olympus products valued at $5,000. Nine additional winners will also receive valuable prizes from Olympus. You do not need to be a user of Olympus equipment.

Deadline for entry September 30.

see winners' gallery from past year:

Biospces winner screensaver download button

 

NEED YOUR HELP

Help with Mayo Brothers Research

An old friend of the MSSC, Kevin Bennet has been asked by Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN (where he holds a high level technical position) to research the Mayo Brothers' use of the microscope for early pathology uses....with the goal of making a historical display for the Clinic's welcome center here in Rochester. If you have any information to help further this research, please e-mail the MSSC webmaster.

 

 


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