Microscopy preprints – applications in cell biology

Posted by , on 1 July 2022

Here is a curated selection of preprints published recently. In this post, we focus specifically on preprints using microscopy tools in cell biology.

FocalPlane News Digest

Posted by , on 29 June 2022

Talks, training and workshops Don’t miss our FocalPlane features… webinar on quantitative phase imaging and its cell biological applications. If you haven’t already, book your place Have you submitted an abstract for the Abercrombie Meeting yet? Fear not – the submission deadline has been extended: The Microscopy and Microanalysis (M&M) Meeting is taking

Using an autocollimator to align 4f systems

Posted by , on 29 June 2022

Graeme Johnstone, Brian Patton, Department of Physics and SUPA, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0NG, United Kingdom Modern microscope systems comprise many optical elements with precise alignment tolerances. As such, as the complexity of the system increases, the challenge to align them rapidly becomes a major hurdle to implementing home-built designs. One recurring problem is

Imaging Specialist - University of Warwick

Posted by , on 28 June 2022

Permanent Position, Full time – 36.5 hours per week The postholder will provide expert-level hands-on technical and user support for optical microscopy. The appointee will need to combine enthusiasm and careful attention to detail with adaptability. The post would suit an individual with a background in physics who wants to apply their skills to advance

An interview with Flavio Zolessi

Posted by , on 28 June 2022

Dr. Flavio Zolessi is a group leader and head of the Cell Biology Unit at the Faculty of Science at Universidad de la República in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is also an Associate Researcher at Institut Pasteur Montevideo, Researcher Grade 4 of Programa de Desarrollo de las Ciencias Básicas (PEDECIBA) and Reseacrher Level II at the

Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub - EU Project Manager

Posted by , on 27 June 2022

JOB VACANCY: Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub – EU Project Manager (EMBL) The Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub hosted by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is seeking a highly motivated EU Project Manager to support the team in operations, administration and management of the Bio-Hub’s contribution in three Horizon Europe projects. These projects range from eRImote, to develop remote and digital

An interview with Marcela Diaz

Posted by , on 21 June 2022

Marcela Diaz is a co-leader of a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative project at the Advanced Bioimaging Unit (a joint Unit between Institut Pasteur de Montevideo and the Faculty of Medicine of Universidad de la República, Udelar). With this grant, her aim is to generate a program to train imaging educators, and in this way promote knowledge

EMBL Imaging Centre: Enabling imaging across scales

Posted by , on 17 June 2022

With its first symposium, the EMBL Imaging Centre introduced its services, aims, and missions to the scientific community, celebrated advancements in imaging, and provided a sneak-peek into the cutting-edge technologies and advanced training it will make accessible to researchers all over the world.

Microscopy preprints - new tools and techniques

Posted by , on 17 June 2022

Here is a curated selection of preprints published recently. In this post, we focus specifically on new tools and techniques.

The winner of the ELMI/FocalPlane image contest is...

Posted by , on 15 June 2022

We hope that you enjoyed the over 60 stunning images of the ELMI/FocalPlane image contest as much as we did. Many thanks to everyone who voted (we are sure it was not easy to select just one favourite image!). In addition to the public vote, the organisers of the ELMI2022 conference also set up an