Cellular Imaging: From Pixel to Publication


Cellular Imaging: From Pixel to Publication

Note: The Amsterdam UMC Doctoral School is not the organizer of this course. You are therefore referred to the provider. 

Teach how to generate well-designed, publication-quality figures, manuscripts in PDF format, and ultimately PhD theses from graphical and text data using Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) - Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and InDesign.

More information:

Przemek Krawczyk, AMC department of Medical Biology | e-mail: p.krawczyk@amsterdaumc.nl | tel: + 31 (0)20 566 8746 


For registration please contact Claudia Rhebergen | e-mail: c.rhebergen@amsterdamumc.nl | tel. +31 (0)20 566 4950

Scheduled dates

Edition: 12, 14, 18 and 21 October, 2022

Edition: May 2023 tba


This course runs twice a year (October and May), on 4-5 consecutive mornings The course consists of 1-2 h of theory and instruction, followed by 2-3 h of practical computer training. Final exam:  generate a chapter of a PhD thesis from raw graphics and text data.

Target audience:

PhD candidates who would like to get general understanding of software, best practices and workflows.


  • General understanding of computer-generated praphical data formats, with special focus on pixel- and vector-based praphics
  • Detailed understanding of optimal worklows to generate publication-quality figures and PhD thesis form any graphical or text data
  • Focussed training in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and InDesign, tailored to needs of these workflows


Attendance is registered.

Study load:

22 hours, which is comparable to 0.8 ECTS

ECTS points:
0,8 points





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