Author Archives: Carol Lynn

QSTORM-AO August Phone Meeting

All teams met by phone yesterday and delivered updates.   The OSU QDot team is wrestling with getting their Zinc Sulfide coated QDots ready for conjugation with their DNA linker molecule.  This linker will “switch” the dots on and off more »

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The New QSTORM Site is Live at QSTORM.ORG!

We’re very pleased to make this announcement.  Soon, this blog will be renewed on qstorm.org as well.  Thanks to Leah Brunetto and the MOS Web team.

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QSTORM-AO Phone Meetings – Update

Every four weeks the whole team gathers around phones in Boston, Ohio, and Georgia to update each other on the research and to troubleshoot problems.  The calls come into PI Carol Lynn’s conference line at the Museum of Science.  Carol Lynn more »

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Abby visits MOS!

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Abhilisha Dehankar was in Boston for the July 4th weekend, and took the time to tour the Museum and meet with the MOS QSTORM team.  She attended Karine’s “Making Molecular Movies with QSTORM” presentation and Megan’s presentation of “From Chemical more »

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Museum of Science web wizard Leah Brunetto has a surprise waiting for you.  The new QSTORM-AO website is coming.   In preparation, Leah has migrated qstorm.org to a new qstormlegacy.org domain.  Here’s a sneak peak at the new website banner:  

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QSTORM meets Congress and NSF Director France Córdova

Jessica, Karine and I brought our whole PI squad, our first two-color QSTORM images, hands-on demos, and a Quantum Dot Peep Show to Capitol Hill last week and got a chance to speak with dozens of guests at “The Arc of more »

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QSTORM to Capitol Hill

Members of the new Congress will learn about QSTORM at NSF’s Arc of Science event February 15, on Capitol Hill.  We are bringing our new quantum dot display kit and our gold-nanoshell DNA-linker model, plus lots of super-res cell images and even 6-foot cutouts of the whole more »

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QSTORM-AO FUNDED!

HELLO QSTORM FOLLOWERS:  WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AND A GROUP OF OUR PEERS HAVE AWARDED US FUNDS TO DEVELOP THE NEW QSTORM-ADAPTIVE OPTICS INSTRUMENT FOR SUPER-RESOLUTION IMAGING IN THICK TISSUE! We received the notice this more »

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Kner lab publishes breakthrough applying genetic algorithm technique to adaptive optics for STORM imaging

Peter, Kayvan, Jianquan, and two of their colleagues at the University of Georgia have demonstrated the application of a”genetic algorithm” (GA) technique to adaptive optics (AO) to achieve a 4-fold increase in precision point-localization imaging through 50 microns of central more »

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2015 AAAS Symposium: Reunion in San Jose

Jessica, Peter, Carol Lynn, and Karine reunited with other veterans of the 2010 NSF IBIV Ideas Lab last weekend in San Jose to engage in a spirited review of the  this unusual approach to stimulating high-risk, high-reward collaborative research.  None more »

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