Monthly Archives: March 2012

Report from Histochemistry 2012 Meeting at Woods Hole MBL

Hello colleagues. We QSTORMED Woods Hole! It was a bit of a challenge being first on the agenda at an annual science society meeting none of us had previously attended (as well as the first post-IDEAS Workshop IBIV meeting), but more »

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Vesicle Tracking in Neurons using Quantum Dots

Ge: please see the attached paper – Science 2012 – Influence of Synaptic Vesicle Position – that I just saw on Science, in which QD attached to an anitibody was successfully used to track synaptic vesicles. The methods section is more »

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Micelle Formation

Hi Carol Lynn and Karine, Here is the micelle formation figure you asked about at the meeting. Best, Quiri

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Explosiveness of QDs!

QSTORM Folks – Here’s something I mentioned over dinner today. http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=24650.php – Gang

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Question re: micelles

Hi Kalpesh or Jessica — the newest micelles you have sent us were DSPE-PEG. What were the older, larger ones? We just need the info for one of our posters. Thanks — Beth [via email]

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Hello QSTORM students and post-docs

Hello QSTORM students and post-docs, Karine and I have spent some time developing summary research updates of the QSTORM research going on in each of the four laboratories – based on the PI presentations given in December at the University more »

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Presenter View/Tools in PPT & other Presentation Tips

Presenter View/Tools in PPT This feature allows you to send one image (your slide) to the projector, while on your laptop, you get to see the slide you are on – the next slide, your speaker notes, and a timeclock. more »

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New Logos for QSTORM team

As the team prepares for the upcoming Histochemical Society meeting in Woods Hole, Ge suggested that we create a logo for everyone to use on their posters and presentations as a unifying symbol. Here are 3 logos to choose from:

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tau distribution in primary neurons

We did MAP-tau immunostaining in primary neurons, from E18 mouse hippocampus. Goat anti mouse IgG-Alexa-488 was used as secondary antibody.

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New studies on Tauopathy and its Spread

Ge, hi. The AAAS blog includes an overview of two new papers on propagation of tauopathy in neural systems – one published in PLoS One and one about to be published in Nature. The blogpost includes links to NYTimes and more »

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