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PLM, Forensic Microscopy, and Advanced 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)]
May 21 – 25, 2018
July 23 – 27, 2018
October 22 – 26, 2018

Microscopy of Explosives (1722)
October 15 – 19, 2018

Food Microscopy (1560)
April 23 – 27, 2018

Forensic Dust Analysis (1750)
July 9 – 13, 2018

Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals (1725)  
July 16 – 20, 2018

Chemical Microscopy at Cornell University (1202)
July 30 – August 3, 2018

Advanced Forensic Microscopy (1701) / Same as Advanced Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (1251)
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Comparative Microscopy of Soil (1710)
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Animal Hair Identification (1208)  
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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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Microscopy of Illicit Drugs and Excipients (1726)
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Forensic Microscopy of Glass (1712)
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Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207)
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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.