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Specialty Microscopy and Other Courses

Courses taught at the McCrone Research Institute range from basic, introductory courses, emphasizing the proper use of the microscope, to specialized courses focusing on a particular technique, a particular material, or a particular industrial, forensic or environmental field of application.

Secure Online Course Registration is Now Available.

You may also register for courses by mailing or faxing the Course Registration Form PDF to 312-842-1078 or by calling us at 312-842-7100.

Additional information on each, including tuition, course syllabi, and dates offered can be accessed through the following links:

Chemical Microscopy at Cornell University (1202)
July 31 – August 4, 2017

Microscope Cleaning, Maintenance and Adjustment (1301)
September 18 – 19, 2017

Microscopy for the Conservator of Art and Artifacts (1206)
November 13 – 17, 2017

Food Microscopy (1560)
May 8 – 12, 2017  Closing soon

Microscopy for the Conservator of Art and Artifacts (at International Preservation Studies Center)
June 26 – 30, 2017

Microscopy of Extraneous and Foreign Matter in Food (1555)
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Animal Hair Identification (1208)  
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Introduction to Basic Human Body Tissues (1557) 
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Pharmaceutical Microscopy (1203)
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Polymer Microscopy (1205)
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Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207)
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Microscopy for the Identification of Pigments and Fibers in Art and Artifacts (at International Preservation Studies Center)
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Wood and Vegetable Fiber Microscopy (1540)
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Please visit our Web site often for updates on new and rescheduled courses. If there is a course or a subject not listed that you are interested in, please contact the registrar.