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Microscopy Training Course Schedule

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McCrone Research Institute is adhering to all federal and local COVID-19 reopening and safety guidelines (learn more). We also want you to feel completely confident about registering for and attending our courses following official guidance for higher education (learn more).

If McCrone needs to reschedule a course, we will notify you and give you the option to receive a full refund or simply roll over your registration to the new dates. If McCrone is unable to run the event again, you will be entitled to a full refund (learn more)

2021 McCrone Online and In-Person Microscopy Courses


October 11 – 15: Microscopy of Explosives (1722) IN-PERSON Closed
October 18 – 22: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON Closed
October 21: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos 1-Day Refresher (1601V) ONLINE Closed
October 27: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) Basics 1-Day Refresher (1200V) ONLINE Closing soon


November 8 – 12: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE Closing soon
November 15 – 19: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON Closing soon

Class sizes are limited. Closing soon means there are only 1 or 2 seats available before a course is either Closed or Closed, call for waiting list. Courses and schedule are subject to change. Check this page frequently for updates and revisions.

Coming Soon: 2022 McCrone Online and In-Person Microscopy Courses

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