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Microscopy Training Course Schedule

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McCrone 2022 Online and In-Person Microscopy Courses

August 2022

August 8 – 12: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE Closed
August 22 – 26: Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207) IN-PERSON Closed
August 29 – September 2: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON Closed

September 2022

September 20 – 23: Inter/Micro 2022 — International Microscopy Conference Registration open
September 26 – 30: Advanced Indoor Air Quality: Advanced Fungal Spore Identification (1635V) ONLINE Just added

October 2022

October 5 – 6 : Microscope Cleaning, Maintenance, and Adjustment (1301V) ONLINE
October 10 – 14: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630) IN-PERSON
October 12: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) Basics 1-Day Refresher (1200V) ONLINE
October 18 – 20: Sample Preparation and Manipulation for Microanalysis (1501V) ONLINE
October 25 – 27: Fluorescence Microscopy (1210) IN-PERSON
October 26: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos 1-Day Refresher (1601V) ONLINE
October 31 – November 4: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON Just added

November 2022

November 8 – 10: Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs Groups 1 & 2 (1753V) ONLINE
November 14 – 18: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos (1608A) IN-PERSON

December 2022

December 5 – 9: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON


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