PARTICIPANTS OF THE WORKSHOP:
Workshop "Microscopy, Optics and Imaging", Winnipeg
November 23 to 28, 2009.
1- Jennifer Good, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.
2- Daniel Vincett, Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba.
3- Alex Graves, Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba.
4- Xiao Zhang, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.
5- Dr. Cynthia Ann Ellison, Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba and Manitoba Blood Service & Marrow Transplant Program, CancerCare Manitoba.
6- Abdulmohsen Al-hejaily, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine (Cancer Research Inst.), Queens university, Kingston, ON.
7- Christie Rampersad, Fort Richmond Collegiate.
8- Rachelle Dillon, Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, University of Manitoba
9- Raenu Yucharoen, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, and Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology.
Fluorescent in situ Hybridization (FISH) on interphase cells using the LSI Myc dual color, break apart rearrangement probe (Vysis) to detect a translocation involving c-myc (t8;14).
A) Jurkat cells (no translocation)
B) RAJI cells (translocation).
Whole Chromosome Painting (Chromosome Paint for Chromosome #8):
Normal chromosome 8 (a), and translocation between chromosome #8 (b) and chromosome #14 (c)
Dr. Sabine Mai, University of Manitoba.
At the lecture
Dr. Iain Johnson, Invitrogen.
Dr. Angelika Dawson, Head of Cytogenetics Laboratory, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba and Depts. Biochemistry and Medical Genetics & Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba.
Dr. Regen Drouin, Director of the Service of Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Sherbrooke University, Quebec.
Carl Zeiss Canada Ltd.
Dr. Oliver Prange, Carl Zeiss Canada Ltd.
At the Genomic Centre for Cancer Research and Diagnosis
Learning Microscopy at the Genomic Centre for Cancer Research and Diagnosis
The basics of Microscopy
Hands on the microscopes
Live cell micorscopy
Bench work in the lab.
Dr. Reena Ray, Co-director of the Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetics Laboratories, Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg.
Karyotyping human chromosomes
Last updated March 19, 2010.