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Image Analysis course with Fiji/ImageJ

Posted by , on 20 February 2024

An online course introducing you to the basics of image analysis, including automatic segmentation, colocalisation, denoising, 3D, etc.

Imaging with IMAG’IC, the photonic imaging core-facility of Institut Cochin, Paris, France.

Posted by , on 20 February 2024

In our ‘Imaging with…’ blog post, we meet the staff of IMAG’IC, the photonic imaging core-facility of Institut Cochin, Paris, France.

Featured image with Rossana Melo

Posted by , on 16 February 2024

Our featured image, acquired by Rossana Melo, shows a human eosinophil isolated from the peripheral blood using a negative immunomagnetic selection method and prepared for transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The image was acquired with a Tecnai G2 Spirit Bio Twin ThermoFisher Scientific (former FEI) electron microscope.

Microscopy preprints – bioimage analysis tools

Posted by , on 9 February 2024

Here is a curated selection of preprints published recently. In this post, we focus specifically on new tools for bioimage analysis and data management.

FocalPlane playlist: Rita Strack

Posted by , on 7 February 2024

I was really excited to be invited to create a blog post with my very own “microscopy mix tape” on the FocalPlane blog. I am a huge fan of the work The Company of Biologists does, and I am a consummate consumer of all things FocalPlane as well. Just by way of quick introduction, I

Need Deep Learning support for your image analysis project?

Posted by , on 5 February 2024

The Second AI4Life Open Call, tailored to offer Deep Learning support to life scientists dealing with image analysis challenges, is open.

Featured image with Virginia Barrera

Posted by , on 2 February 2024

Our featured image was acquired by Virginia Barrera and was the winning image from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology of Rosario (IBR-CONICET) annual retreat. It depicts a transversal cut of a soybean, with Calcofluor White staining cellulose and Basic Fuchsine labelling lignin.

Announcing the 2024 FocalPlane correspondents

Posted by , on 1 February 2024

We are delighted to announce that we are continuing our FocalPlane correspondent programme and in 2024 we will be working with Daniel Doucet, Subhajit Dutta and Greg Redpath. They will benefit from a programme of writing groups, webinars and workshops coordinated by the in-house team at The Company of Biologists and will produce approximately six

Time-resolved confocal fluorescence microscopy from PicoQuant

Sponsored by PicoQuant, on 31 January 2024

On January 11th Professor Samrat Mukhopadhyay shared insights into the complicated behavior of the FUS low-complexity domain during liquid-liquid phase separation. He and his team study protein dynamics at the single molecule level with Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS), single-molecule FRET (smFRET), and anisotropy to gain a comprehensive understanding. His excellent presentation sparked great interest: All

FocalPlane features... Samrat Mukhopadhyay with PicoQuant

Posted by , on 31 January 2024

In case you missed ‘FocalPlane features…’, here is the recording of the webinar given by Samrat Mukhopadhyay on 'A deep dive into biomolecular condensates using single-molecule FRET', which we co-hosted with PicoQuant.