Imaging and Modelling of Cellular Life Symposium – Biological Optical Microscopy Platform

A reminder that registration is open for the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform Imaging and Modelling of Cellular Life Symposium.

This symposium will highlight research that uses high-end imaging, quantitative image analysis and mathematical modelling methods.

  • 1-5pm, Friday 14th September
  • Peter Doherty Institute Auditorium, The University of Melbourne
  • Registration: Free and open to all. Please register here.

We have now completed the program and the speaker list and titles can be found below. Our plenary address will be given by Prof. Mark Ellisman (UCSD). If anyone would like to meet with Prof Ellisman, please email Vijay Rajagopal (


Time Presenter Title
1:00 Leann Tilley CryoEM: Imaging the conformational dynamics of the malaria parasite proteasome
1:25 Staffan Persson Quantitative analyses of the actin cytoskeleton in plant cells
1:50 Kathryn Stok Multiscale imaging of musculoskeletal mechanobiology
2:15 Vijay Rajagopal The cardiomyocyte under the mathematical microscope
2:40 Afternoon tea
3:10 Puxue Qiao A spatio-temporal model and inference tools for longitudinal count data on multicolour cell growth
3:35 Janet Keast Mapping the visceral connectome
4:00 Mark Ellisman Revealing Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight: Recent Advances in Multi-scale Multi-modal Imaging


Paul McMillan | Manager, Biological Optical Microscopy Platform

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences

Room N803, Medical Building,

The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia

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