Author Archives: Carol Lynn

QSTORM in the Afterlife

NSF funding for the QSTORM labs at Ohio State, Brown, Carnegie-Mellon, and University of Georgia has come to an end.  The Museum of Science team is still going strong, continuing with education, outreach, knowledge sharing, and evaluation activities, through May more »

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QSTORM at Diamondpalooza!

Last week, the MOS team organized a Diamond Quantum Technologies Visualization and Education Workshop at Harvard focused on developing strategies for sharing diamond nitrogen-vacancy center research with public audiences and students in higher education.  Karine shared “Making Molecular Movies with more »

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NSF News features Jessica’s iTunes Podcast

On Friday, September 12, the National Science Foundation’s NSF 360 News Service featured a Museum of Science iTunes podcast with Jessica Winter.  In the podcast, Jessica speaks with QSTORM’s Karine Thate about her latest efforts to commercialize quantum dot technologies more »

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Carbon nanotubes illuminate high-resolution sub-cellular microscopy

Of potential interest to QSTORMers, an international team recorded motor protein movement in live cultured cells with millisecond time resolution and 20-50 nm spatial resolution by tagging them with fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTS) and applying a single-molecule tracking algorithm more »

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Big News from the June 25th Phone Meeting

  All PIs attended the June phone meeting, plus Jianquan, Kayvan, Qirui, and Karine.  The big news was that Jianquan has secured a post-doc position at Pittsburgh University and has a baby on the way next month!  While Jianquan came more »

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The Pittsburgh Meeting

Here is the report of the 4th annual QSTORM team meeting!  This year Ge Yang hosted us at Carnegie Mellon on April 17 and 18.  Peter and Jianquan flew up from Georgia; Jessica and Qirui drove over from Columbus; Carol more »

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Practically 2D Paper Microscope Poised to Crowd-Source Malaria Diagnostics

While Peter Kner and Kayvan have been working on improving one of the world’s most sophisticated experimental super-resolution microscopes, a Stanford biophysicist has been striving to develop the world’s cheapest microscope; capable – in one highly anticipated application – of more »

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QSTORM Organizes Ideas Lab Session at AAAS 2015

The February 2015 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will feature a 3-hour symposium  on how the one-week 2010 NSF Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization (IBIV) Ideas Lab generated three remarkable cross-disciplinary research projects among researchers unknown more »

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Minutes of the March 26th Phone Meeting

This expanded phone meeting included all PIs, post-doc Jianquan Xu, and graduate students from three labs: Qirui Fan from Ohio State, Nati Chen from Brown, and Kayvan Tehrani from Georgia. The student participation marked the growing inclusiveness of our collaborative more »

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Publication of Powerful new Super-Resolution Imaging Technique

Using a DNA-tagging technique instead of immunohistochemistry, researchers were able to produce 10 nm resolution STORM images labeling four distinct cellular structures -with four different colors – in a single fixed cell.  The technique was developed by Peng Yin’s lab more »

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