PLM and Forensic Microscopy 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 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, the course syllabi, and dates offered can be accessed through the following links:
Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) [same as Forensic Microscopy (1204)]
October 20–24, 2014
December 1–5, 2014
February 23–27, 2015
April 13–17, 2015
July 20–24, 2015
August 3–7, 2015
October 19–23, 2015
December 7–11, 2015
Forensic Dust Analysis (1750)
July 27–31, 2015
Forensic Microscopy of Glass (1712)
September 29–October 3, 2014
Comparative Microscopy of Soils (1710)
December 8–12, 2014
Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207)
September 22–26, 2014
Microscopy of Explosives (1722)
October 27–31, 2014
Animal Hair Identification (1208)
Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals (1725)
Microscopy of Illicit Drugs and Excipients (1726)
Advanced Forensic Microscopy (1701)
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.