Main Sponsors
Regular sponsors (alphabetical order)
Organizing institutions

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Sociedad de Microscopía de España




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Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia

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Universidad de Zaragoza

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Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragon

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Laboratorio de Microscopias Avanzadas

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Agencia Aragonesa para la Investigación y el Desarrollo

microscopy at the frontiers of science 2017

Zaragoza (Spain)

September 6th – 8th 2017

Welcome to MFS2017

On behalf of the Spanish and Portuguese Societies of Microscopy, we have the pleasure to announce their 5th Joint Congress "Microscopy at the Frontiers of Science 2017", which will be held in Zaragoza (Spain) from the 6th to 8th September 2017 at the Paraninfo of the Universidad de Zaragoza.

The main goals of the "MICROSCOPY AT THE FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE 2017" is to present and discuss the state of art and the potential of Microscopy and Microanalysis techniques in research areas such as materials and life sciences, biomaterials, geology, heritage and archaeology, forensic sciences and industrial quality and innovation.

Important dates

  • December 2016: First announcement and Call for Papers (mailing)
  • April 7th 2017: Deadline for abstracts (Poster abstract submission still opened)
  • May 12th 2017: Confirmation to authors
  • July 1st 2017: Deadline for Early Registration
  • September 5th 2017: Workshop – INA (more information soon, reduced number of places)
  • September 6th – 8th2017: Conference

Keynote & Invited speakers

Keynote Speakers

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Prof. Christian Colliex

Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Orsay (France)

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Dr. Paula da Fonseca

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology - Cambridge (UK)

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Dr. Ute Kolb

University of Mainz (Germany)

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Dr. Nestor Zaluzec

Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois (USA)

Invited Speakers

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Dr. Sonia Estrade

Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)

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Dr. Rafael Fernandez

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (UK)

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Dr. Leonard Francis

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga (Portugal)

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Dr. Lothar Houben

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel)

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Prof. Bruno Humbel

Lausanne University, Lausanne (Switzerland)

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Dr.Olivier Lambert

Institut de Chimie et Biologie des Membranes et des Nano-objets, Bordeaux (France)

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Prof. J.A. Perez-Omil

Universidad de Cadiz, Cadiz (Spain)

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Prof. Carmen San Martin - CSIC

Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Madrid (Spain)

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the Paraninfo of the University of Zaragoza.

image One of the many historical buildings of the city; it is the oldest one belonging to the University, dating back to 1893. Former Faculty of Sciences and Medicine, nowadays it features, among others: An exhibition hall, one of the main University libraries, and the Museum of Natural Sciences of Zaragoza.

For more information about the city and the accommodation and how to get there, please refer to our Venue section

Organizers

MFS2017 chair

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ARAID & Universidad de Zaragoza

MFS Local Committee

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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ARAID & U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

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U. Zaragoza, Spain

MFS Scientific Committee

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SME - Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CNB-CSIC

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SME - Facultat de Física, Universidad de Barcelona

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SME - Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CNB-CSIC

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SPMICROS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, U. Porto

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SPMICROS - Faculdade de Engenharia da U. Porto

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Sónia Simões

SPMICROS - Faculdade de Engenharia, U. Porto

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SME - ICREA and Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, ICN2

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SME - Universitat de les Illes Balears, UIB

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SME - U. Zaragoza, Spain

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SME - Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria, U. Cantabria

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SPMICROS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da U. Porto

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SPMICROS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, U. Porto

Schedule (Tentative)

A downloadable copy of the tentative schedule for the conference will be uploaded soon.

Registration

Registration will be handled by the Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual. Please use the button below to visit their site. Information: The button will open a new tab

Abstracts

Abstract submission

One page abstracts that include specific results and conclusions to allow a scientific assessment of proposed oral presentation or poster are invited. Abstracts should be submitted electronically.

Editing the abstracts is possible after submission until the submission deadline.

An abstract template for the Conference can be found here

To submit your abstract, you must first apply for a username and password. Once this is done, you can submit your abstract. Important: both buttons will open new tabs