Van Leeuwenhoek Centre for Advanced Microscopy (LCAM)
The aim of the van Leeuwenhoek Centre for Advanced Microscopy (LCAM) is to boost life sciences research where light microscopy plays a central role. LCAM is a collaboration between Faculty of Science (LCAM-FNWI) of the University of Amsterdam, the Academic Medical Centre (LCAM-AMC) and the Dutch Cancer Institute (LCAM-NKI) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The staff of LCAM has the expertise, skills and experience to give professional support and coaching to researchers to use advanced microscopy for their research. LCAM has a complete range of microscopes, image analysis and data storage equipment to facilitate scientific research. LCAM translates biological problems into microscopical solutions.
In addition to support research in the life sciences research, LCAM organizes on a regular basis courses for users who are interested in applying fluorescence microscopy in their research. These courses are given at various levels, starting from high-school, bachelor and master student courses till basic and advanced courses for PhD students, postdocs and other experienced researchers.
The Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) has become one of Europe’s largest organizations in the molecular life sciences, with over 36,000 members across more than 35 biochemistry and molecular biology societies (its ‘Constituent Societies’) in different countries of Europe and neighbouring regions. FEBS thereby provides a voice to a large part of the academic research and teaching community in Europe and beyond. As a charitable organization, FEBS promotes, encourages and supports biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, molecular biophysics and all related research areas in a variety of ways, with an emphasis in many programmes on scientific exchange and cooperation between scientists working in different countries, and on promotion of the training of early-career scientists.
FEBS publishes four journals which offer high-quality peer review, rapid decisions, fast publication, open access options and many innovative features. Journal income funds the FEBS activities.