2010 VisiomorphTM and newCASTTM Training
September 21-24, 2010
Olympus America, Inc. Headquarters in Center Valley, PA
Olympus America Inc. is excited to offer an intensive 4-day Visiomorph and newCAST training in partnership with Visiopharm, the leading provider of advanced software for quantitative microscopy. This unique learning opportunity is intended for anyone who uses the Visiopharm software for image analysis and/or stereology applications. Participants can choose to attend one or both of the courses offered at Olympus America Inc. headquarters in Center Valley, Pennsylvania:
September 21-22, 2010: Visiomorph
September 23-24, 2010: newCAST
Students have the opportunity to learn from highly skilled and experienced Visiopharm staff members, and should expect a highly interactive course with time for open discussions (both inside and outside of designated class time). Specific training topics include:
Visiomorph (Image Analysis)
- Introduction to Image Analysis
- Pixels, color models/components, basic and advanced filters
- Overlays and Metadata
- Labels, masks, annotations, measures,
- Classifiers and Image Segmentation
- Thresholding, phase analysis, K-Means clustering, Bayesian classifiers
- Post Processing: Making use of Prior Knowledge
- Output Calculation and Data Management
- Systematic Uniform Random Sampling
- Optical Disector/Fractionator
- Physical Disector/Fractionator
- Counting Frame
- Line and point probes
- Local Probes: nucleator, rotator
- Global Spatial Sampling
Jakob Raundahl, Senior Application Scientist, Visiopharm. Jakob Raundahl holds a Ph.D. in computer science from University of Copenhagen. He has taught at various Visiopharm training courses and manages daily training of customers using the Visiopharm software.
Won Yung Choi, Senior Products Scientist, Visiopharm. Won Yung Choi received her Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in neuroscience from Columbia University. She currently works from Visiopharm’s New York City office and specializes in the demonstration and training of the newCAST stereology software.
Registration fee is $1,500 for 2-day course and $2,000 for 4-day course. This fee does not include travel and lodging. Complimentary continental breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided daily for participants. Additionally, all instructional material will be provided.
Seats are limited and are reserved on a first come, first serve basis.
In addition to the course offered at Olympus Headquarters, Visiopharm offers webinars on various topics. Please click here to see the schedule and download previously conducted webinars.
Please complete the following form if you are interested in attending this training. You will be contacted within 2 business days for further course registration instructions.
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