The workshop is aimed at demonstrating some state of the art, sophisticated microscopy techniques in
use at TIFR Hyderabad, and giving teachers practical experience of building and using “Foldscopes”,
a portable and easy to use model of paper microscopes developed by the Prakash Lab at Stanford University, USA.
About 15 secondary and higher secondary science teachers of three neighbouring schools of the
Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) will be participating.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
1000 hours – 1600 hours
Classroom 3 and Discussion Area
Tifr Hyderabad

PROGRAM

10:00 am – Classroom 3 – Arrival and registration
10:15 – 10:30 hrs – Classroom 3 – Introduction to TIFR-H – Dr. Manish Jaiswal
10:30 – 11:30 hrs – Fly Lab – Dr. Manish Jaiswal and colleagues
11:30 – 11:45 hrs – Tea
11:45 – 12:15 hrs – Classroom 3 – High resolution microscopy – Dr. Adish Dani
12:15 – 12:45 hrs – Raman Lab – Imaging atoms – Dr. Karthik Raman and colleagues
12:45 – 13:30 hrs – Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 hrs – Classroom 3 – Construction of Foldscopes – Dr. Somdatta Karak and Prof. Jayashree Ramadas
14:30 – 16:00 hrs – Fly Lab and Discussion area – Using the Foldscopes – Dr. Dani, Dr. Karak, Prof. Ramadas
15:00 hrs – Tea will be served in the Discussion area
16:00 hrs – Departure