About The Meeting


The FCS2019 meeting consists of a four-day hands-on workshop and a two-day conference focusing on in-depth theoretical training and intensive hands-on exploration of emerging techniques in Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy. Selected candidates will receive training on building of single molecule FRET, super-resolution imaging techniques by the experts. This year the workshop is organized by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). Seats are limited so we recommend early registration for the workshop...Read More

Topics


Single molecule

Time-resolved fluorescence

Super-resolution

Life-time imaging

Light sheet microscopy

Optical Tweezer

Raman spectroscopy

List of instructors


Prof. Trevor Smith, University of Melbourne
Prof. Paul Selvin, University of Illinois
Prof. Jochen Mueller, University of Minnesota
Dr. Andrea Soranno, Washington University in St. Louis
Prof. Jan Bieschke, University College London
Dr. Winston Zhao, National University of Singapore
Dr. Senthil Arumugam, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Dr. Melissa Birol, University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Sudipta Maiti, TIFR, Mumbai
Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana, JNCASR, Bangalore
Prof. Anunay Samanta, University of Hyderabad

Complete List of Instructors

Confirmed Speakers

Registration


Click here for Pre-Registration

Registration Fee:

Rs. 3000/- (students without accommodation)

Rs. 5000/- (students with shared accommodation)

Rs. 5000/- (faculty without accommodation)

Rs. 8000/- (faculty with shared accommodation)

Rs. 10000/- (participants from industry without accommodation)

Eligibility:

Practicing Ph.D. students, post-doctoral fellows and scientists from academia and industry having some knowledge of laser spectroscopy and microscopy

Application:

Interested candidates can apply online through pre-registration form available below (Abstract must be uploaded in the prescribed format in a word-document)

Selection:

Seats are limited; applications will be shortlisted by panel of experts All selected candidates will be informed through e-mail. The e-mail will contain all details for Registration Fee payment

Organizers


Dr. Kanchan Garai (kanchan@tifrh.res.in)

Dr. Aprotim Mazumder (aprotim@tifrh.res.in)

Dr. Tamal Das (tdas@tifrh.res.in)

Prof. Sudipta Maiti (maiti@tifr.res.in)

Sponsors




Diamond Sponsors







We invite sponsorship for this workshop. Sponsorship will offer various opportunities to showcase any company’s/organization’s portfolio and products.

Nature of Sponsorship

  1. Diamond: 5 Lakh or above

  2. Platinum: 2.5 lakh

  3. Gold: 1 lakh

  4. Silver: 0.5 lakh

  5. Any other sponsorship with less than 0.5 lakh is also accepted

Benefits

Diamond: 5 lakh or Above
  1. 1. A single day of the workshop will be announced as "Company name Day on....". Special banners announcing this will be displayed on that day of the workshop.

  2. 2. The company can display their (new) products/instrument. Space for such display will be provided and the instrument may also be included in the hands-on training/demo session.

  3. 3. A double-length stall (4 x 2 mtr.) with proper enclosure, display board, a table, four chairs, a power connection for laptop will be provided for displaying company profile/brochures.

  4. 4. Two lecture slots (20 min. each) will be provided for oral presentations.

  5. 5. A full page colour advertisement to be added in the back/inside-back/inside-front cover of the workshop abstract book.

  6. 6. The company logo/name will be displayed in the name-tags and lanyards throughout the workshop.

  7. 7. Adequate mention as Diamond sponsor in the FCS-2019 website and all banners.

  8. 8. Invitation upto 8 company personnel to all lunch/dinner and other refreshments.

Platinum: 2.5 lakh
  1. 1. A double-length stall (4 x 2 mtr.) with proper enclosure, display board, a table, four chairs, a power connection for laptop will be provided for displaying company profile/brochures.

  2. 2. One lecture slot (20 min.) will be provided for oral presentation.

  3. 3. A full page colour advertisement to be added in the workshop abstract book.

  4. 4. Adequate mention as Platinum sponsor in the FCS-2019 website and all banners.

  5. 5. Invitation upto 5 company personnel to all lunch/dinner and other refreshments.

Gold: 1 lakh
  1. 1. A stall (2 x 2 mtr.) with proper enclosure, display board, a table, two chairs, a power connection for laptop will be provided for displaying company profile/brochures.

  2. 2. A full page colour advertisement to be added in the workshop abstract book.

  3. 3. Adequate mention as Gold sponsor in the FCS-2019 website and all banners.

  4. 4. Invitation upto 3 company personnel to all lunch/dinner and other refreshments.

Silver: 0.5 lakh
  1. 1. A full page colour advertisement to be added in the workshop abstract book.

  2. 2. Adequate mention as Silver sponsor in the FCS-2019 website and all banners.

  3. 3. Invitation upto 2 company personnel to all lunch/dinner and other refreshments.

Other sponsors with less than 0.5 lakhs
  1. 1. A half-page colour advertisement to be added in the workshop abstract book.

  2. 2. Adequate mention as Other sponsor in the FCS-2019 website and all banners.

  3. 3. Invitation upto 1 company personnel to all lunch/dinner and other refreshments.

Mihir Chowdhury Student Fellowship


One fellowship to a student or post doc per year, to cover the cost for presenting one’s work in an international conference.

The first year prize will be 100,000, to be paid against receipts of relevant expenses.

The fellowship will be accompanied by a certificate, an invitation to give a talk at the next meeting, and adequate mention in the society’s webpage.

The actual money will be disbursed to the fellow’s bank account, against actual receipts. Travel, registration, visa fees, travel insurance, accommodation, food, connected travel to other labs nearby, and any other legitimate expenses will qualify.

The student should be a member of the society (Become a Member)

Selection Procedure: Selection will be done in FCS 2019 meeting, based on the presentation (poster or talk). Any Indian citizen working in an Indian institute should be eligible.

Contact


If you have any query, mail us at fcs2019@tifrh.res.in or kanchan@tifrh.res.in

Venue


Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Hyderabad
36/P, Gopanpally Village,
Serilingampally Mandal,
Ranga Reddy District,
Hyderabad 500107
Email    : info at tifrh dot res dot in
Phone  : +91 (0)40 2020 – 3001
Fax       : +91 (0)40 2020 – 3105