Education – Microscopy Background

Need to brush up on microscopy basics? There is so much out there on the web. Here are a few great places to start:

Microscopy Primers


For-credit courses at UC Berkeley:

Workshops at UC Berkeley:

Courses and Workshops at Other Institutions:

Microscopy Videos on YouTube

You can search for a variety of microscopy topics on YouTube. Here are a few links to Harvard Medical School Imaging Facility videos by Jennifer Waters:

Free Image Analysis Software

Spectral & Fluorophore Databases

Bay Area Imaging Facilities


List Servers/Community