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Kner Lab Achieves Multicolor QDot 3D STORM! Paper in ACS Nano

Congratulations to Jianquan, Kayvan and Peter on the acceptance of their paper, Multicolor 3D Super-Resolution Imaging by Quantum Dot Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy, in ACS Nano. Abstract: We demonstrate multicolor three-dimensional superresolution imaging with quantum dots (QSTORM). By combining quantum more »

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Kner Lab shares QSTORM work at Photonics West

The QSTORM team members from the Kner Lab will be sharing their work at Photonics West this week. On Feb. 7, in a session on Superresolution Microscopy, they will present “Multi-color quantum dot stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (QSTORM)”. On Feb. more »

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QSTORM’s Reach at the Museum

As the QSTORM project is coming to close, I wanted to look back at “Making Molecular Movies with QSTORM”, one of the most successful and well-received stage presentations we’ve done. Since the show debuted in March 2013, I delivered it more »

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Jessica is awarded a AAAS Fellowship

One of our QSTORM PIs, Jessica Winter, was recently recognized with a fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Jessica was recognized for “distinguished contributions more »

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Jessica presents at TEDx Columbus

In early November, Jessica was one of the featured presenters at TEDx Columbus. She shared her story about being a cancer nanotechnology researcher who one day finds herself as a cancer patient.

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Nobel Prize for Super-Resolution Imaging

Hell wins the Nobel! The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that it was awarding the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to: Eric Betzig of Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Stefan W. Hell of Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Biophysical more »

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“Seeing the Invisible”

The New York Times today posted a great short animated documentary by Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck, about Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, the original pioneer of biological imaging. In 1674, he used a homemade microscope to look at a drop of more »

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Ge presents at IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference

Recently, Ge presented the following QSTORM research at the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference in Chicago, IL. “Cell Penetrating Peptide Mediated Quantum Dot Delivery and Release in Live Mammalian Cells” Jianquan Xu, more »

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Peter reveals his microscopy secrets in a Museum podcast

As we continue to share the QSTORM story with museum audiences, I interviewed Peter for our Current Science & Technology podcast series. In the podcast, Peter describes some of the challenges researchers face in biological imaging, explains how the STORM more »

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Making QSTORM more accessible to visitors who are deaf & hard-of-hearing

One of our goals at the Museum is to make science and engineering research accessible to as many people as possible. That can be a challenging task since you never know who will be sitting down in the audience for more »

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