PLM, Forensic Microscopy, and Advanced 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.
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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, the course syllabi, and dates offered can be accessed through the following links:
Microscopy of Explosives (1722)
March 19 – 23, 2018
Food Microscopy (1560)
April 23 – 27, 2018
Forensic Dust Analysis (1750)
July 9 – 13, 2018
Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals (1725)
July 16 – 20, 2018
Chemical Microscopy at Cornell University (1202)
July 30-August 3, 2018
Advanced Forensic Microscopy (1701) / Same as Advanced Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (1251)
Comparative Microscopy of Soil (1710)
Animal Hair Identification (1208)
Forensic Fiber Analysis: Advanced Microscopy and Microchemistry (1507)
Introduction to Basic Human Body Tissues (1557)
Microscopy of Illicit Drugs and Excipients (1726)
Forensic Microscopy of Glass (1712)
Hair and Fiber Microscopy (1207)
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.