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Microscopy Training Course Schedule

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McCrone 2024 Online and In-Person Microscopy Courses

MARCH

March 19 – 21: Sample Preparation and Manipulation for Microanalysis (1501V) ONLINE
March 26: Introduction to Scientific Digital Imaging (1107V) ONLINE NEW COURSE

APRIL

April 8 – 12: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON
April 8 – 12: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE
April 15 – 19: Microscopy for the Conservator of Art and Artifacts (1206) IN-PERSON
April 22 – 26: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos (1608A) IN-PERSON

MAY

May 6 – 10: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON
May 7: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) Basics 1-Day Refresher (1200V) ONLINE
May 9: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos 1-Day Refresher (1601V) ONLINE
May 13 – 17: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON
May 20 – 24: Advanced Asbestos Identification (1608B) IN-PERSON

JUNE

June 17 – 21: Microscopy of Combustion Products: Soot, Char, and Ash (1451) IN-PERSON NEW COURSE
June 25 – 27: Sample Preparation and Manipulation for Microanalysis (1501V) ONLINE

JULY

July 15 – 19: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON
July 23 – 24: Microscope Cleaning, Maintenance, and Adjustment (1301) IN-PERSON
July 29 – August 2: McCrone Chemical Microscopy at Cornell University (1202) IN-PERSON

AUGUST

August 5 – 9: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE
August 5 – 9: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON
August 12 – 16: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos (1608A) IN-PERSON
August 19 – 23: Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207) IN-PERSON
August 20: Introduction to Scientific Digital Imaging (1107V) ONLINE NEW COURSE

SEPTEMBER

September 9 – 13: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON
September 16 – 20: Advanced Indoor Air Quality: Advanced Fungal Spore Identification (1635V) ONLINE
September 24: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) Basics 1-Day Refresher (1200V) ONLINE
September 26: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos 1-Day Refresher (1601V) ONLINE
September 30 – October 4: Microscopy of Combustion Products: Soot, Char, and Ash (1451) IN-PERSON NEW COURSE

OCTOBER

October 7 – 11: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos (1608A) IN-PERSON
October 14 – 18: Advanced Asbestos Identification (1608B) IN-PERSON
October 15 – 17: Sample Preparation and Manipulation for Microanalysis (1501V) ONLINE
October 21 – 25: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON

NOVEMBER

November 12 – 13: Microscope Cleaning, Maintenance, and Adjustment (1301V) ONLINE

DECEMBER

December 2 – 6: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON
December 9 – 13: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE


Additional courses will be posted as soon as they become available. Courses and schedule are subject to change. Check this page frequently for updates and revisions.


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