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PLM, Forensic Microscopy, Drug Microcrystal, Food, and Other Microscopy Courses

Courses taught at the McCrone Research Institute range from basic, introductory courses, emphasizing the proper use of the microscope, to specialized courses focusing on a particular technique, a particular material, or a particular industrial, forensic or environmental field of application.

Secure Online Course Registration is Now Available.

You may also register for courses by mailing or faxing the McCrone Course Registration Form PDF to 312-842-1078 or by calling us at 312-842-7100.

Additional information on each including tuition, the course syllabi, and dates offered can be accessed through the following links:

Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) [same as Forensic Microscopy (1204)]
March 16 – 20, 2020
May 4 – 8, 2020
July 20 – 24, 2020
November 2 – 6, 2020

Advanced Forensic Microscopy (1701) / Same as Advanced Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (1251)
October 5 – 9, 2020

Chemical Microscopy at Cornell University (1202)
July 27 – 31, 2020

Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207)
March 16 – 20, 2020

Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals (1725)
March 30 – April-3, 2020

Food Microscopy (1560)
May 11 – 15, 2020

Microscopy of Extraneous and Foreign Matter in Food (1555)
May 18 – 22, 2020

Animal Hair Identification (1208)
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Forensic Dust Analysis (1750)
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Forensic Paint Microscopy (1715)
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Comparative Microscopy of Soil (1710)
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Forensic Fiber Analysis: Advanced Microscopy and Microchemistry (1507)
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Introduction to Basic Human Body Tissues (1557)
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Forensic Microscopy of Glass (1712)
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Please visit our Web site often for updates on new and rescheduled courses. If there is a course or a subject not listed that you are interested in, please contact the registrar.