SMSI Members and Friends,

Amateur Night, Friday, December 10th, 2021


Meet and Greet: 6:45 PM

Presentations: 7:00 PM


SMSI Members and Friends,


It’s not too late to consider sharing your scientific interests, microscopy activities and other fun hobbies at our Amateur Night meeting! Please join us for educational and interesting presentations by SMSI members and friends.




Jackie Uznanski, “Understanding the Comedogenic Scale”.


Joe Barabe (topic to be announced)


Anil Raval  - EM-1 Portable Microscope (flier attached)


Diane Martin, SMSI Treasurer,  SMSI Treasury Report.


Interesting Link on Phytoplankton (quite amazing).

Jim Soliday of the Microscopical Society of Southern California shared the following link:

Peering into the world of phytoplankton reveals a variety of vital creatures

Peering into the eerie world of phytoplankton reveals a variety of vital creatures | Aeon Videos


EXTRA: Splendid Sands Calendar Offering:

Kate Clover presented at our SMSI Sand Workshop at Inter/Micro 2016. She and her colleagues have prepared a Splendid Sands calendar each year. The cover for 2022 is shown below. Needless to say, the images are excellent, a perfect Holiday gift!     (contact Kate Clover;    $15






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Topic: SMSI Amateur Night Meeting


Time: Dec 10, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)


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