2021 New Year Brings New Faces to the Pacific NW Microscopy Society

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of PNMS! We are looking forward to a 2021 where we can gather and science, face to face. If you have any suggestions for subject matter, please let us know!

Cheers to a Happy New Year, from all of us at PNMS.

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2019, Portland OR

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2019 in Portland, Oregon!

Portland provides an ideal summer backdrop for what promises to be another stellar M&M meeting! The Pacific Northwest region is a vacationer’s dream, with numerous activities for outdoor enthusiasts and urban adventurers alike. Tax-free shopping; countless local breweries, distilleries, and wineries; legendary Portland food carts and hundreds of restaurants with cuisine from all over the world; unparalleled hiking, camping, boating and sightseeing in the Cascade and Olympic National Parks, the picturesque Oregon Coast, and the stunning Columbia River Gorge.

Don’t miss out! Save the Date and plan to attend Microscopy & Microanalysis 2019 with over 1200 platform and poster sessions, workshops, tutorials, and networking events, in addition to four days of the world’s largest Microscopy products and services commercial expo hall in the world.

M&M 2019 PNMS Sponsored Social Events : 

The Segway Tour, Dinner Cruise, and Pub Crawl events are SOLD OUT!!

Upcoming Workshop at the Vollum Institute – OHSU

ThermoFisher Scientific Spectroscopic Solutions Seminar – 2018

Apr 10, 2018 – May 16, 2018

Pacific Northwest Microscopy Society members!

Mark your calendar for this free, one-day seminar designed to maximize your utilization of FTIR and Raman in your lab and prepare you to solve your most critical materials analysis challenges.  This seminar includes talks on both FTIR and Raman microscopy to highlight the unique information that can be obtained using vibrational spectroscopy. Join Thermo Fisher Scientific at the Spectroscopic Solutions Seminar to network with industry experts and peers at the Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

Nov 9, 2017 Lecture and Workshop in Portland

Please join the Pacific Northwest Microscopy Society for a stimulating one-day workshop, with major focus on the cryo-preparation of biological samples by High Pressure Freezing.  Dr. Shigeki Watanabe (Johns Hopkins University) will lead the workshop, beginning with a morning lecture and discussion followed by an afternoon hands-on demonstration of the Wohlwend HPF02 high pressure freezer.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own samples* for freezing.  Additionally you may image your minimally processed samples* using a Hitachi HM4000 tabletop SEM and also attend a demonstration by Dr. Stefanie Petrie of the Zeiss Light Sheet Microscope.

Beginning Thursday November 9th at 10 AM
Concluding Thursday November 9th November 9th at 5 PM

*Specimen Preparation

PNMS 2017 Poster and Program

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who have generously provided financial support…


Thermo Fisher

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Lecture location

OHSU Center for Health & Healing (CHH), Room number 3181

3303 SW Bond Ave.

Oregon Health Science University

Workshop & Demonstrations location

OHSU Multiscale Microscopy Core

Collaborative Life Sciences Building

2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Nov. 2016 Symposium in Portland

Join the Pacific Northwest Microscopy Society for a two-day symposium in Portland featuring innovative area scientists pioneering the latest technologies in Microscopy. Recent innovations in light and electron microscopy enable researchers to challenge biologically critical questions previously thought impossible to resolve. Here is an opportunity to interact with those at the forefront of emerging technologies in a friendly atmosphere with many opportunities for conversation and collaboration.

Beginning Thursday November 3rd at 11 AM
Concluding Friday November 4th at 5 PM

PNMS 2016 Program

Event Sponsors


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Discounted Lodging 

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