A short history of the microscope

A short history of the microscope

A short history of the microscope

event Friday, September 22, 2023 schedule 12.00pm - 1.00pm BST
Low availability
event Friday, September 22, 2023 schedule 12.00pm - 1.00pm BST
microscopes
From the light microscope from the days of Robert Hooke to the molecular mechanisms of human diseases, 17th century instrument makers perfected high power lenses.
In-person | Free
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Science and technology
Location: 
Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology | View details

Today, we can see things much smaller than the wavelength of light and see inside living cells with molecular sensitivity and specificity. In this talk, by Professor Clemens Kaminski, you will learn about the history of the light microscope, the principles behind state-of the-art techniques, and our efforts to unravel molecular mechanisms of human diseases.

Speakers

Professor Clemens Kaminski (Robinson)

clemens kaminski

Professor of Chemical Physics, Director: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies and Applications, Head of Department Research Interests Unravelling molecular mechanisms of disease with modern optical imaging techniques Awards & Prizes Cyril Hinshelwood Prize, UK (2004) Gaydon Award, UK (2004), Philip Leverhulme Research Prize, UK (2005), SAOT International Optics Award, Germany (2008), iNano Distinguished Lecturer, Denmark (2012), Morris Sudgen Award (2014), Fellow of the Optical Society of America (2015)

Booking information

Capacity: 
100

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Location

Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Philippa Fawcett Drive
West Cambridge Site
Cambridge
CB3 0AS
United Kingdom
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