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Imaging Principles & Miniscope Design

Difficulty level

This lesson provides an overview of the Miniscope project, explaining the motivation behind the how and why of Miniscope development, why Miniscopes may be useful for researchers, and the differences between previous and current versions.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • In vivo recording capabilities and techniques
    • Wide-field fluorescence microscopy
    • Light-sheet microscopy
    • SCAPE microscopy
    • Light-field microscopy
    • 2-proton fluorescence microscopy
  • Development of the miniature microscope
  • Miniscope versions
  • Online Miniscope resources