Webinar: Life Science meets CT

Webinar held on October 21st, 2021 in cooperation with Museum of Natural History in Berlin, Germany

Life science is a quite complex field that deals with a multitude of different topics, such as the structure and function of various living and once live organisms and their individual components. Different analysis methods are used for documentation and research purpose. The use of Computer Tomography has been gaining in importance for years, as it enables the 3-dimensional representation, beginning with the largest components down to the smallest parts (like muscles, hairs, venom glands, etc).

Based on selected projects of the Natural History Museum (Museum für Naturkunde) Berlin, this webinar will give an insight into the use of CT in the Life Science area.
What you will learn:
  • How CT is used in the field of Life Science
  • Difficulties that can arise and what we can learn from it

Speaker: Kristin Mahlow (Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin)

Kristin Mahlow graduated from Humboldt-University with a degree in organismal biology and became interested in computed tomography during her studies. Since 2013, she has been working at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin as a CT technician in the laboratory located there and is responsible for the technical development and implementation of a wide variety of projects in the field of 3D digitalization.

Presentation: Application of CT technology at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin - an overview

The Museum für Naturkunde (MfN) Berlin is an excellent and integrated research museum of the Leibniz Association with an international reputation and globally networked research infrastructure. It is active in three closely interlinked fields: collection-based research, collection development and cataloging, as well as research-based public and educational outreach. At MfN, too, the use of computed tomography has become increasingly important in these fields of activity over the past 10 years. In this lecture, an overview of the application with its opportunities, but also difficulties, will be given using the example of some projects of the MfN.

Live Webinar

Life Science meets CT
Date:   October 21st, 2021
Time:  3.00 - 4.00 PM (European Summer Time)
            9.00 - 10.00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)

The webinar has already taken place. Soon you will be able to get the recording of the webinar.