Tissue Clearing Workshop 2020

TCW 2020

The HCBI Tissue Clearing Workshop is a 3 day intensive course covering all aspects of Tissue Clearing.  Each day will consist of morning lectures, followed by hands on wet-lab or microscopy experimentation in the afternoon.  In addition an evening social event will allow time for networking with your colleagues. 


A fillable PDF Registration Form can be downloaded here. Please complete the form and return via email to Doug Richardson (subject line: HCBI Tissue Clearing Workshop). Spaces are very limited. Applications will be accepted until October 15 2019. Notification of acceptance will follow by October 20th, 2019.  Payment of Registration fees will be due November 15th, 2019.  

TCW 2020 Confirmed Speakers:

Kwanghun Chung, Picower Institute of MIT
Holly Gibbs, Texas A&M
Fei Chen, The Broad Institute
Zhuhao Wu, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai
Jeff Lichtman, Harvard University
Doug Richardson, Harvard University
Erin Diel, Harvard University
Ted Zwang, Harvard University
Christian Hellriegel, Harvard University & Carl Zeiss Microscopy


Lightsheet Z.1
ELYRA7 Lattice SIM

LSM 880 Upright
Axio Zoom.V16
LSM 880 Upright with Spectra-Physics Insight DS+ laser
Miltenyi Biotec UltraMicroscope II
3i Cleared Tissue Lightsheet
Logos Biosystems X-CLARITY Hydrogel Polymerization and ETC
LifeCanvas SmartClear Pro ETC
LifeCanvas SmartLabel
arivis Vision4D analysis software


Harvard and Harvard-associated researchers (includes FAS, HMS, hospitals, and research institutes): $250
External academic and industry: $450




All attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

A few local options can be found here.


Lectures, labs and Imaging sessions will take place in the Biological Labs (16 Divinity Avenue) Harvard University, Cambridge.
For a map, click here.

Lectures: RM 1080 Biological Labs
Imaging: Harvard Center for Biological Imaging RM 2052 Biological Labs
Wet Labs: Undergraduate Teaching Labs, RM 063 Biological Labs

See the TCW 2020 FinalSchedule here:

Click here.

How to get to Harvard:

The Boston area is serviced by Logan International Airport. Free public transportation is available from the airport to Harvard Square. Directions to the Biological Labs by public transit, car, or foot, as well as info on how to purchase parking passes, can be found here.


Thank you to our Sponsors!


Carl Zeiss Microscopy, arivis AG, LifeCanvas Technologies, Logos BiosystemsMiltenyi Biotec, 3i, Olympus


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