Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sending Specimens Next Week

Hi Peter, We are finally in a position to send you more specimens for imaging. The two things we agreed we would send (long ago) are an Alexa double-labeled muscle cell on a slide (488 and 680), and a whole more »

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Monday June 16th Through Friday June 21st

Monday, I was planning on running an alpha actinin/Phalloidin double stain IHC (immunohistochemistry) process, but I wasn’t sure what concentrations to use of the primary and secondary antibodies, so using the serial numbers on both containers, I searched for them more »

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Monday June 3rd Through Friday June 7th

   This week was the first week where I was completely in control of my schedule. Monday, I finally got my brown ID and E-mail address, so the remainder of Monday and part of Tuesday was spent traveling around campus more »

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“Making Molecular Movies with QSTORM” is a hit!

Last week, I traveled to St. Paul, MN to attend the annual NISE Network Subawardee meeting. For those who are not familiar with it, the NISE Network is a nationwide network of museum professionals and researchers who work together to more »

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Quantum Dot Microinjection Works Now

Few days ago, Yiyi and I gave another shot at the microinjection of quantum dots. We chose the red quantum dots which has higher quantum yield than the blue ones we used before, and optimized the concentration. Fortunately, it worked more »

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Bio-compatible STORM using Diamond N-V Centers

Hey folks, I saw a talk on Thursday about using controlled fluorescent emissions from diamond NV centers to achieve STORM imaging with resolution down to 12 nm in live mouse hippocampal neurons. The diamond is bio-compatible. Check it out. Wide-Field more »

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