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News digest

Posted by , on 21 January 2022

Here is a selection of interesting news, publications and discussions related to microscopy that happened in the last two weeks. Thank you to our ‘FocalPlane reporter’ Martin Jones who helped us create this list. Twitter Microscopes and imaging tools: Cryo-Expansion microscopy (Cryo-ExM) published in Nature Methods https://twitter.com/MarineLaporte8/… New quantitative biosensors that work in live animals https://twitter.com/AndrewGYork/…

Microscopy preprints – applications in cell biology and more

Posted by , on 14 January 2022

Here is a curated selection of preprints published recently. In this post, we focus specifically on preprints using microscopy tools in different fields such as cell biology, plant biology, microbiology, and neuroscience. Nanoscale details of mitochondrial fission revealed by cryo-electron tomography. Shrawan Kumar Mageswaran, Danielle Ann Grotjahn, Xiangrui Zeng, Benjamin Asher Barad, Michaela A Medina,

FocalPlane features... returns next week

Posted by , on 12 January 2022

Join us for our first FocalPlane features… webinar of 2022 on Monday 17 January to learn more about Correlative Light Electron Microscopy (CLEM) with Yannick Schwab, Ori Avinoam, and Alexandra Pacureanu. The talks will be hosted in Remo, our browser-based conferencing platform. Following the Q&A session we will host a more informal session especially designed

News digest

Posted by , on 7 January 2022

Here is a selection of interesting news, publications and discussions related to microscopy that happened in the last two weeks. Thank you to our ‘FocalPlane reporters’ Martin Jones and Andrey Andreev who helped us create this list. Twitter Microscopes and imaging tools: Temperature-sensitive optogenetic tools https://twitter.com/BugajLab/… Foldscope now has a TIRF adaptor https://twitter.com/PrakashLab/… Confocal vs

Microscopy preprints - New tools and techniques

Posted by , on 31 December 2021

Here is a curated selection of preprints published recently. In this post, we focus specifically on new imaging tools only. Miniscope-LFOV: A large field of view, single cell resolution, miniature microscope for wired and wire-free imaging of neural dynamics in freely behaving animals. Changliang Guo, Garrett J. Blair, Megha Sehgal, Federico N. Sangiuliano Jimka, Arash

Recent events by FocalPlane

ELMI 2022

ELMI 2022 is for all researchers and staff working with light microscopy as a fundamental research tool for the life sciences. The scientific program will consist of plenary lectures given by international leaders of each field, company workshops and posters.

Location: Turku, Finland

Date: 7 June 2022 — 10 June 2022

MSI - SMS Meeting

Joint Microscopy Society of Ireland and Scottish Microscopy Society meeting.

Location: Galway, Ireland

Date: 6 April 2022 — 8 April 2022

From 3D light to 3D electron microscopy

This meeting is centred on scientific sessions covering a broad range of correlative workflows, volume EM imaging, image processing techniques as well as segmentation and visualisation.

Abstract submission: 9 Jan 2022

Registration (On-site): 30 Jan 2022 

Registration (Virtual): 6 Mar 2022

Location: EMBL Heidelberg and Virtual

Date: 13 March 2022 — 16 March 2022