Author Archives: Carol Lynn

Minutes of the Jan. 15 Phone Meeting

THIS, our first meeting of the new year, included all PI’s, post-doc Jianquan Xu, Karine Thate, and Brown grad student Nati Chen.  We set our next phone meeting for Feb 19 at 10:00 am ET at the usual location.  Everyone more »

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Minutes of the Dec. 11 Phone Meeting

All PIs and post-doc Jianquan Xu participated on this final phone meeting of the year. While Carnegie-Mellon is in the midst of final exam week, Ge’s two new students are making progress mastering the process of culturing untagged Invitrogen quantum more »

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Minutes of Last Phone Meeting – Oct 30

Everyone was on the call by two minutes after the hour!  That’s got to be a QSTORM record, and Karine barely got the phone line open in time, as Boston is besieged with both the President coming to town AND more »

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April Meeting Dates and Time Set

Hello colleagues! We now have firm dates and times for our meeting at Carnegie-Mellon in April. The meeting will begin promptly at 4 pm on Thursday April 17, and conclude at 4 pm on Friday April 18. The meeting will more »

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DNA nanotechnology opens new path to super-high-resolution molecular imaging

Hey Gang, Look what Peng’s up to… Still using dyes, but harnessing DNA for blinking. CL http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/126

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Minutes of the 9/4/13 Phone Conference

All hands were present on the 9/4 phone conference, including postdoc Jianquan, who had just settled into his new digs in Athens for his rotation in the Kner Lab at the University of Georgia.  Jianquan is working with tissue culture more »

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More kudos for adaptive optics…

Check it out this article.

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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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Brainerd Lab Releases Extraordinary Video – Bat Tongues!

Cally Harper discovered that a nectar-feeding bat can engorge its tongue in a split second, hydraulically extending hair-like structures to slurp the sweet stuff while hovering in the air above a flower.  Cally’s discovery and her extraordinary close-up video of more »

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“STAM” Super-resolution microscopy without Fluorescent Dyes

Purdue introduces a new ‘Super-Resolution Microscope’ for Nanostructures. “Researchers have found a way to see synthetic nanostructures and molecules using a new type of super-resolution optical microscopy that does not require fluorescent dyes. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2013/Q2/super-resolution-microscope-possible-for-nanostructures.html

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