mesoSPIM User Meeting 2020 poster

mesoSPIM User Meeting: Monday, March 9th, 2020

The User Meeting will take place in Seminar room H12 in Building 55 (Brain Research Institute, H-Floor) Irchel Campus, UZH Zürich. Please have a look here for directions.

Registration for the “Build-a-mesoSPIM” workshop has ended. Registrations for the User Meeting are still possible - please contact Philipp Bethge (

Time Program Location
9:00-10:00 Coffee & Gipfeli 55H12
10:00-10:10 Welcome (Fabian Voigt & Fritjof Helmchen, UZH) 55H12
10:10-11:00 The mesoSPIM Initative - Overview & Roadmap (Fabian Voigt, UZH) 55H12
11:00-12:00 Short talks by mesoSPIM users 55H12
11:00-11:20 Daniel Kirschenbaum (Aguzzi lab, University Hospital Zurich) 55H12
11:20-11:40 Rahel Kästli (Karayannis lab, University of Zurich) 55H12
11:40-12:00 Laura Batti (ALICE, Wyss Center Geneva) 55H12
12:00-13:00 Lunch break Irchel Mensa
13:00-14:00 Sponsor talks 55H12
15:00-18:00 Discussion & round tables 55H12
15:00-16:00 mesoSPIM development & hardware 55H12
16:00-16:30 Coffee break 55H12
16:30-18:00 mesoSPIM imaging projects, experiences with clearing techniques, data analysis issues 55H12
18:00-18:10 Conclusion of the User Meeting 55H12

Build-a-mesoSPIM Workshop, Day 1: Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

For the workshop, three teams of three participants will work on three microscopes:

Team Assistant Microscope                                                                   Location
Team 1 Fabian Voigt HIFO benchtop mesoSPIM 55H45
Team 2 Angelos Loukidis (INSS) HIFO mesoSPIM (V5mod) 55H45
Team 3 Philipp Bethge ZMB mesoSPIM (V4) Y44J13

The tentative schedule is as follows:

Time Program Location
9:00-10:00 General Introduction: mesoSPIM Assembly & Alignment (Fabian Voigt) 55H12
10:00-18:00 Build-a-mesoSPIM workshop Laser labs
18:00-19:00 Wrap-up Day 1 (Fabian Voigt & Philipp Bethge) 55H12

Build-a-mesoSPIM workshop, Day 2: Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

The tentative schedule for the second day is:

Time Program Location
9:00-18:00 Build-a-mesoSPIM workshop Laser labs
18:00-19:00 Wrap-up Day 2 & Conclusion (Fabian Voigt & Philipp Bethge) 55H12