WORK GROUPS


 
©Correscopy: Correlation of AFM & Fluorescence Microscopy

©Correscopy: Correlation of AFM & Fluorescence Microscopy

WG1: Correlated Light & Electron Microscopy (CLEM)

The objective of WG1 is to develop CLEM as a CMI case study, setting up CLEM standards and triggering novel CLEM approaches through best practices. These standards and developments will foster the recognition of CLEM in life sciences and serve as reference points for other CMI approaches.


 
©Thomas Beyer: PET/CT of whole body oncology. MedUni Vienna

©Thomas Beyer: PET/CT of whole body oncology. MedUni Vienna

WG2: Preclinical Hybrid Imaging (PHI)

WG2  focuses on standardizing existing and triggering novel PHI approaches through best practices. WG2 also aims at promoting PHI and its benefits as a reference point for other CMI approaches.


 
©Dror Fixler: OCT FLIM, Bar-Ilan University

©Dror Fixler: OCT FLIM, Bar-Ilan University

WG3: Novel Multimodal Correlative Imaging (CMI) Pipelines

The objective of WG3 is to trigger novel CMI approaches beyond CLEM and PHI, and to bridge biological and preclinical imaging. The WG aims at working towards the recognition of CMI as a versatile tool in biomedical research.


 
©Dimitra Thomaidou: Intravital Brain Imaging, Quantification of Microglia,Hellenic Pasteur Institute

©Dimitra Thomaidou: Intravital Brain Imaging, Quantification of Microglia,Hellenic Pasteur Institute

WG4: Correlation Software

WG4 aims at improving and developing concerted software solutions for image correlation and visualization of multimodal data sets, by involving all relevant scientific disciplines and, in particular, including software developers to receive their input on image data handling and analysis. Collaborative initiatives are facilitated through networking, workshops, establishment of open databases, and active communication with the wide group of stakeholders.


 
©Ivana Vrhovac Madunić: Tubulin & CC10 in Lungs, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health

©Ivana Vrhovac Madunić: Tubulin & CC10 in Lungs, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health

WG5: Outreach, Dissemination & Partnerships

WG5 fosters the recognition of CMI in life sciences as a versatile tool for holistic analyses, which is  indispensable for its further development, use, and boost of European competitiveness in the field of imaging technologies. The WG works on the dissemination of the action activities through websites, social media and publications, as well as, by organizing annual conferences, WGs meetings and training courses. WG5 also promotes staff exchanges through STSMs, and works towards the creation of synergies between CMI and existing imaging-related communities and industry.