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Mercury Free Microscopy Information Session


11 Sep 2013 12:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Martin Amphitheatre (Rm 504), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: FREE

Everyone is welcome to this information session!


MFM is a new initiative spearheaded by the Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF), the Cell Imaging and Analysis Network (CIAN) and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) Microscopy Core that will provide public awareness, recycling, and elimination of mercury based light sources for microscopy.

The session will include:
  • Introduction to the MFM initiative and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund
  • Presentation of alternatives to mercury-based illumination sources
  • Scientific data comparing several illumination systems to traditional mercury based lamps
  • Vendor Exhibits of currently available state-of-the-art mercury free technologies

Registration is free, but mandatory and lunch will be provided!

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