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Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in Realfagbygget, Allegaten 41, 5007 Bergen.
All plenary sessions will take place in Auditorium 1. Parallel sessions will take place in Auditorium 1 and 2
Tuesday 12.6.2012
19.00 - 21.00 Welcome Reception and Registration (Realfagbygget, ground floor), sponsored by
  Bruker AXS Nordic AB
Wednesday 13.6.2012
8.00 Registration desks open
8.45 - 9.00 Official Opening, Pro Dean Lise Øvreås and President for SCANDEM Anette Eleonora Gunnæs (Aud. 1)
9.00 - 10.00
Plenary Session (Aud. 1), The Development of Microscopes: When Science and Technology Progress in Medicine Ole Didrik Lærum, University of Bergen, Norway
Chair: Bodil Holst
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee
10.30 - 12.00 Parallel Sessions 1 and 2
Session 1 (Aud. 1) - Biomineralisation and Related Subjects  
Chair: Harald Kryvi
  10.30 Biomineralized structures on different length Scales: Structures and Microscopic Investigation of Teeth (invited). Matthias Epple, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
11.00 Visualizing microbial roles in Fe mineral formation (invited). Clara Chan, University of Delaware, USA.
Session 2 (Aud. 2) - New Methods in Material Science
Chair: Bodil Holst
  10.30 Beam transfer characteristics of a low vacuum SEM. Johannes Rattenberger, Graz Centre for Electron Microscopy, Austria.
  11.00 In situ Lensless X-ray Microscopy in Material Science. Jostein Bø Fløystad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
11.30 UHV Helium Ion Microscopy, Progress and Applications (invited). Raoul van Gastel, University of Twente, The Netherlands.
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.00
Plenary Session   (Aud. 1) Pushing the Limits of Biological Fluorescence Microscopy. Eric Betzig: Janelia Farm Research campus, USA.
Chair: Bodil Holst
14.00 - 14.30 Coffee
14.30 - 16.30 Parallel Sessions 3 and 4
Session 3 (Aud. 1) - Cell Biology, Dynamics and Interactions I
Chair: Gunnar Bratbak
14.30 High Speed Photography of Microbubbles - Sonoporation of Cells (invited). Michiel Postema, University of Bergen, Norway.
15.00 3D Correlative Array Tomography. Roger Wepf, ETH Zurich, Schwitzerland.
15.30 Division of the intermediate compartment at the onset of mitosis provides a mechanism for Golgi inheritance. Marie Michael, University of Bergen, Norway.
16.00 Microscopy and image analysis tools for "real-time" discrimination of herring populations. Audrey Geffen, University of Bergen, Norway.
Session 4 (Aud. 2) - Microscopy of Geological Material and Alloys
Chair: Ingunn H. Thorseth
  14.30 SEM analysis of outcrop chalks prior to and after experimental water-flooding - studying Ekofisk reservoir rock analogues. Tania Hildebrand-Habel, International Research Institute of Stavanger, Norway
  15.00 Chemical Mapping of Reservoir Materials Using Atomic Force Microscopy (invited). T. Hassenkam, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  15.30 Advanced Scanning Mode for Automated Precious Metal Search in SEM. Veronika Kralova, TESCAN, Czech Republic.
  16.00 The geometry and measurement of integrated intensities in Rotation Electron Diffraction method. Mika Buxhuku, University of Stavanger, Norway.
16.30 - 19.00 Poster Session with refreshment sponsored by Carl Zeiss AB
Thursday 14.6.2012
9.00 - 10.00 Plenary Session (Aud. 1) Macromolecular Organisation of Living Cells Studied by Cryo-Electron Thomography. Mikhail Eltsov, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.
Chair: Jaakko Saraste
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee
10.15 - 12.15 Company Presentations (Aud. 1)
12.15 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.00
Plenary Session (Aud. 1) Advanced (Electron) Microscopy of Complex Nanostructures. Ferdinand Hofer, Austrian Centre for Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis, Austria.
Chair: Bodil Holst
14.00 - 14.30 Coffee
14.30 - 16.30 Parallel Sessions 5 and 6 (Aud. 1 and 2)
Parallel Session 5 (Aud. 1) - New Methods in Life Science
Chair: Jaakko Saraste
  14.30 Integrated Laser and Electron Microscopy: Novel Developments in Sample Preparation (invited). Matthia Karreman, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  15.00 Advanced energy dispersive X-ray detectors for spectroscopy in life science. Ralf Terborg, Bruker Nano GmbH, Berlin, Germany                                                                  
  15.30 Multi-Length 3D Characterization using Laboratory X-Ray Computed Tomography. Andreas Bergner, L.O.T.-Oriell GmbH & Co. KG, Darmstadt, Germany.
  16.00 Advances in X-ray Tomography of Arthropod Organs (invited). Bastian-Jesper Klubmann-Fricke, University of Rostock, Germany. 
  Parallel Session 6 (Aud. 2) -  Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles  (in  Material &Life Science)
Chair: Sabrina Eder
  14.30 Correlation of optical and structural properties of single semiconductor heterostructured nanowires. Antonius van Helvoort, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
  15.00 Imaging of Nanoparticles in Cells (invited). Mihaela Roxana Cimpan, University of Bergen, Norway.
  15.30 Route to the investigation of particle self-assembly at the liquid-gas interface by STEM in ESEM. Daniel Phifer, FEI Company, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  16.00 Application for low-voltage SEM imaging. Fiona Frehill, Agilent Technologies.
16.45 General Assembly (Aud. 1)
19.00 Conference Dinner - Restaurant Fløyen with conference dinner drinks sponsored by Olympus
Friday 15.6.2012
9.00 - 10-00
Plenary Session (Aud. 1) Atomic Force Microscopy. Petra Rudolf, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Chair: Bodil Holst
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee
10.30 - 12.00 Parallel Sessions 7 and 8
Parallel Session 7 (Aud. 1) -  Cell Biology, Dynamics and Interactions 2
Chair: Gunnar Bratbak
  10.30 Tunneling Nanotubes; a New Route in Cell-to-cell Communication (invited). Hans Hermann Gerdes, University of Bergen, Norway.
  11.00 Delivery of Nanoparticle-bound Tyrosine Hydroxylase to Cell. Maria Teresa Bezem, University of Bergen, Norway.
  11.30 Imaging millimeter thick tissues using optical clearing and confocal microscopy. Kyaw Moe, University of Bergen, Norway.
Parallel Session 8 (Aud. 2) -Open session
Chair: Bodil Holst
  10.30 NORTEM - ambitions and plans. Randi Holmestad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
  11.00 Exotic Microscopies (invited). Gianangelo Bracco, University of Genova, Italy.
  11.30 In situ investigation of catalysts for alcohol synthesis. Christian Damsgaard, Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Denmark.
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.00
Plenary Session (Aud. 1) Atomic resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy.
Knut Urban. Research Centre Juelich, Germany.
Chair: Bodil Holst
14.00 - 14.15 Award for best presentation sponsored by Spectral Solutions AB and best student poster, sponsored by JEOL.
14.15-14.30 Concluding remarks.
15.30 Guided tour of Bergen - Please sign up separately.
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