Light Microscopy

Introduction to Axioscan

Whole Slide Imaging

Digitize your specimens with Axioscan 7 – the reliable, reproducible way to create high-quality virtual microscope slides. The most challenging research tasks as well as your routine scanning applications are supported by powerful hardware and perfectly featured software.

Course Details


The main aim is to understand the imaging concept of Axioscan 7 and learn how to operate the system for brightfield and fluorescence scanning including maintenance and tips and tricks. The knowledge transfer is realized mainly by hands-on.

Topics of the course

  • Introduction to the hardware
  • Handling of trays and slides, add new filters / reflector modules
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • ZEN slidescan (software): overview (graphical user interface), image naming strategies, introduction to wizard concept, how-to work with profiles, focus concept, adapt profiles to different applications (BF and FL), priority slides, fluorescence shading calibration, ZEN as viewer for images, online help, troubleshooting

Learning Level



Basic knowledge of light microscopy is recommended


Axioscan 7


ZEN (blue edition)


January 3 to 4, 2023
Registration until 2 weeks prior to the course


2 days (2 x 8 hours)
Course takes place in the European timezone (CET/CEST)


Virtual classroom
(Required: reliable internet connection; computer speakers, headphones or a reliable telephone connection; Microsoft Teams and/or TeamViewer)



Course Fee

Per person: 945 € (plus VAT)


Max. 3

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