Monthly Archives: January 2012

Happy Chinese New Year!

Our team wishes a Happy Chinese New Year to Jianquan and our other Chinese and Chinese-American colleagues. We hear it’s the Year of the Dragon – a lucky year meant to bring success and happiness! – Carol Lynn, Jeanne, and more »

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Microinjection Meeting Notes

January 17, 2012 @ 3pm Meeting to discuss Microinjection Protocols Ge Yang • Eppendorf injection station. Semi-automated. Pressure controller used to control compensation pressure. Robot must be trained to find surface of the slide. • Dextran dye injection PC12 cells, more »

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Feedback on our stage presentation from colleagues at the NISE Network

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! I’ve just returned from a meeting at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland, OR where I met with more than 30 museum educators from across the country that participate in more »

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QDs in micelle

I have just doped the QDs in the micelles, it seems good. The particles can retain their fluorescence for two weeks.

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Microinjection Meeting

Hi all, We (Winter lab) would like to arrange a phone conversation to discuss recent results and problems in microinjection. It seems that there are bits and pieces of information regarding microinjection and a combined meeting would help us devise more »

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QDs ready for photostability testing

Peter, It looks like we are ready to send you the particles for photostability testing. Are you ready to test them? This would be for the paper we talked about at the last meeting. (a) Invitrogen QDs (Kalpesh), (b) micelle more »

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Smaller Micelles ready for testing

Beth and Ge, It looks like we can send you some DSPE-PEG micelles to see if the smaller size improves microinjection. Are you ready to receive them? -Jessica [via email]

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Winter Lab – January Status

January 10, 2012 Hi Dr. Winter, Following is the item wise status. 1. I haven’t had the chance to talk to Beth and Ge, but I’ll send out an email today. 2. Jianquan wanted to make some new batches of more »

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QSTORM Update – January Update

Kalpesh – So you have a few follow-up items from our last meeting. Please let me know the status of: 1. Beth, Ge phone conference to talk about micro-injection. (Kalpesh) 2. Particles to Peter for photo stability experiment. (Kalpesh, Jianquan) more »

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Finding Visuals for our QSTORM Stage Presentation

Over the last month or two, our team has started brainstorming for the stage presentation we’re designing to share QSTORM research with public audiences. Last month’s meeting in Athens with the QSTORM researchers was incredibly informative, helped us gain deeper more »

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