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We are getting closer and closer to the most important event for the #LABICommunity.

The joint event #LABIxSuperres2024 will take place on August 18th to 23th, 
in the in the auditorium of Fundação Coppetec, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

LABIxSuperres is a targetted event for establishing and strengthening strategic links between bioimaging professionals throughout the region and key global partners and stakeholders from North America, Europe and Africa.

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Advancing Careers in Bioimaging
LABI Community in-person Event
Brief description:

This activity is designed to discuss and exchange the impact of networks in promoting career development, collaborations and building capacities in Bioimaging, from a global and regional perspective.

Date:

25 April, 2024

Place:

Aula 1402, pabellón Cero + Infinito, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Program Overview:

13:00 – 13:15   Welcome & Program Overview – Lía Pietrasanta (Español)

13:15 – 13:40   Global Networks and Career Paths – Claire Brown (English)

13:40 – 14:05   LABI Network Career Programs – Andrés Olivera (Español)

14:05 – 14:30   Impact of Network Funding Programs – Marcela Díaz (Español)

14:30 – 15:00   Refreshment Break

15:00 – 16:00   General Exchange (Español – English)

16:00 – 17:00   Networking Clossing (Food & Drinks)

Public: 

Open to all audience

Registration free but required 

Deadline:  April 23 (12:00 AM, GMT-3)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zBh9tfCUM9TRb4AA3xLCBRdZb-HFz0kBREr7Ra-RFE0/edit

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LABIMeeting 2024
Travel Grants
The objective of the Travel Grants Program is to provide financial support to individuals attending the LABI Meeting 2024, enabling them to travel to the event and actively participate in the discussions and networking activities. The program aims to promote inclusivity and foster collaboration within the bioimaging community in Latin America and the Caribbean region.
Travel grants are intended to provide financial support to individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the event (click here for more details).
If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact latambioimaging@gmail.com
Program & Topics

The joint event #LABIxSuperres2024 will take place on August 19th to 23th, in the Jardim Botánico, Río do Janeiro, Brazil. LABIxSuperres is a targetted event for establishing and strengthening strategic links between bioimaging professionals throughout the region and key global partners and stakeholders from North America, Europe and Africa.

Who will participate?
LABI is an expanding community. Currently, 360 members from 26 countries and 65 core facilities from 11 regional countries registered in our website. LABI´s periodic newsletter has over 550 subscribers.

At the LABI Meeting, based on our experience at the 2022-23 meeting, we anticipate 90 in-person participants from at least 10 countries.

The LABI Meeting will focus on the following topics:

Aug 18 – Openning, Round Table with National Authorities (Museo da Manha)

Aug 19 – LABI-funded Program Evaluation and Working Groups Networking
– Setting the Stage for Sustainable Growth in Open Infrastructure

Aug 20 – Fostering Innovation in Data Management for Biomedical Impact
– Shaping a Sustainable Pathway for Bioimaging in Latin America

Aug 21 – Outreach activity in charge of LABI Outreach & Integration working group and EducaCiencia (more details soon) & visit to CENABIO

Apply to Travel Grant 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kB53QsnjXpcEKE0PqAFzoqWpOszwdf0eWXgVUXM8xUE/edit

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Latin America Light Microscopy

Train-the-Trainer

Dates: 3-7 June 2024 (5 full days)

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Venue: Servicio de Bioimagenes y Microscopía, Fundación Instituto Leloir

  Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Train-the-Trainer event overview

Latin America Light Microscopy (LatLM) Train-the-Trainer is jointly organized by Latin America Bioimaging, Canada BioImaging, BioImaging North America, and Global Bioimaging.

This course is designed in the format of “train-the-trainer” and is aimed at imaging scientists who plan to run courses on fundamental topics in light microscopy for their own imaging communities.

It is not a microscopy course but a course to train imaging scientists how to run their courses and user training. The course will be taught in a way to provide participants with suggested content for each topic, annotated lecture slides, hands-on laboratory activities, trainer guides and information for course organization and logistics. Topics will be presented as modules and the course faculty and participants will have dynamic discussions including ways to add to and share module content and continuously improve what can be offered.

Participants will be encouraged to prepare and present a poster describing their imaging platform or a microscopy related project during the course.

This course is limited to 24 places and will take place in-person only.

Topics

  • Transmitted light microscopy techniques
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Multidimensional imaging
  • Quantitative imaging
  • Making Figures for Publication
  • Live imaging
  • Course organization and logistics
  • Engaging with corporate partners

Speakers, instructors and organizers

  • Andrés Rossi (Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina)
  • Andrés Olivera (Latin America Bioimaging)
  • Claire M. Brown (McGill University, Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF), Canada)
  • Cora Pollak (Instituto de Investigación en Biomedicina de Buenos Aires, CONICET, Argentina)
  • Gleb Grebnev (Global Bioimaging, EMBL)
  • Leonel Malacrida (Institut Pasteur/Universidad de la República, Unidad de Bioimagenología Avanzada, Uruguay)
  • Lía Pietrasanta (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Lucia López (Centro de Investigaciones en Bionanociencias, CONICET, Argentina)
  • Marcela Díaz (Institut Pasteur, Unidad de Bioimagenología Avanzada, Uruguay)
  • Victoria Repetto (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Event format

This event will take place in-person at Fundación Instituto Leloir and Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad de Buenos Aires. The possibility to join remotely will not be provided.

Prerequisites for course application

  • This course is open to imaging scientists (imaging facility managers/staff, service providers) who are regularly involved in microscopy teaching
  • The course is open to imaging scientists who are not working in an imaging facility but are regularly involved in microscopy teaching
  • This course is open to industry imaging scientists who are regularly involved in teaching

Click here to downolad the course flyer

Registration fee

There is no registration fee

Visa requirements

https://cancilleria.gob.ar/es/servicios/servicios-para-extranjeros/visas#.region-content

Application form

Please complete the application form at the following link: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/1rT2dW35Sbu5lPrefqiswywruQuQkcqoXXw7yn-Mxtbg/edit?usp=drive_web

Application deadline: March 19 at 23:59 in your time zone 

Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.

Travel grants

Global BioImaging and Latin America Bioimaging is providing a number of travel grants for successful applicants who do not have institutional travel support to attend this course.

Applications for travel grants are invited by eligible persons (see prerequisites above).

Eligible cost items include the following: travel costs (round-trip airline tickets), public transportation costs, accommodation costs (hotel, guesthouse, etc.), and visa/transit visa application fees for Latin American applicants.

To apply for a travel grant, please visit the following webpage and complete a travel grant application form: 

https://globalbioimaging.org/international-training-courses/travel-grants-latam-lm-train-the-trainer-course

Travel grant application deadline: March 19

Review of travel grant applications will take place after 19th of March by a selection committee consisting of members of the Global BioImaging, the Latin America Bioimaging, and the Bioimaging North America coordination teams.

Sponsorship

Do you want to sponsor this course?
Here you will find our sponsorship prospectus, and for any information please do not hesitate to contact latambioimaging@gmail.com

Click here to downolad the sponsorship prospectus

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Seeding Labs Instrumental Access Program: Partnering with the Latin American Bioimaging Community

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We are conducting a comprehensive survey to map the diverse range of bioimaging training and education programs available in Latin America. The objective of this survey is to gather information on courses, workshops, seminars and other educational initiatives currently being offered in the region