Monthly Archives: December 2011

Photons/Duty Cycle

Peter, Can you please send the data for the photon / duty cycle for the QD to Alexa comparison? Can you also explain how this data was collected. How were QDs and dyes modulated in this case? What constitutes a more »

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Alexa Mounting Media

Hi, Here’s a link to the paper which describes the “switching” buffer for use with Alexa dyes. I’ve heard that the thiols in the buffer can be temperamental and short lived, but we haven’t experimented with it yet ourselves. Another more »

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Trip to Athens –Jianquan

It’s my first trip since I have been here for two months; I had a great time in Athens, both the travel and meeting. I am really happy to have this precious opportunity, I learned a lot from the presentations more »

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Notes from the Athens Meeting

The December 2011 QSTORM meeting at Peter’s Lab in Athens, Georgia, was a terrific introduction to team members’ research activities and collaborative efforts, including a great tour of the STORM imaging lab, led by grad students Andrew Herrington and Benjamin more »

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THANK YOU for a great team meeting in Athens

Dear Team, Hey, it was great to see you all and catch up on the latest findings! Thank you Peter for taking us all on and for providing such thoughtful hospitality. It was really kind of you to take us more »

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News on commercialization of STORM instruments

http://nanotechweb.org/cws/article/tech/47962.

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My life in the US – Jianquan

Hi there It has been two months since I arrived here, everything is getting better and better. Necessity is almost complete, more familiar with the circumstance, and some new friends. I have become accustomed to the life here except the more »

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Our Meeting In Athens Next Week

Hi QSTORM pals. Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday evening! Jeanne Antill is joining us for the meeting, and she will be bringing a small videocamera. If it is all right with everyone, we’d like to film some shots more »

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Fluorescently labeled mouse tongue

We received the slide today at 11am and began taking images immediately.  This slide was much thinner than those previously viewed (this one being roughly 8 microns thick), making it a better candidate for STORM imaging.  The myosin heads have more »

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Thinner Material for Imaging

Hi Peter and Andrew, We have finally prepared some sectioned muscle for you to image. It is mouse tongue, embedded in paraffin, sectioned fairly thin (about 8 microns, I think), and immuno stained with a primary antibody against myosin heads more »

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