Super-Resolution Workshop 2019
Scientific Organiser: Prof. Michelle Peckham (University of Leeds), Susan Cox (King's College London)
Designed to talk about the current challenges in developing and using super-resolution microscopy with lots of time for discussion, this year the workshop will focus on the topic of labelling. Thoughts and ideas are encouraged to help define what is good/best practice around these challenging techniques, and give an insight into future potential developments.
Dr Susan Cox
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King's College London
Susan is a Royal Society University Research Fellow in the Randall Division of Biophysics at King's College London. Following a PhD in transmission electron microscopy at Cambridge, she spent three years at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Los Alamos looking at the behaviour of the low temperature phases of strongly correlated electron systems. Her current primary interest is the development of new super-resolution localisation microscopy techniques, both through the development of optical systems and the creation of novel image analysis algorithms. She uses these techniques to investigate the behaviour of the cytoskeleton in live cells at the nanoscale. In 2015, Susan was awarded the RMS Medal for Light Microscopy and the President's Medal of the Society of Experimental Biology for the Cell Section.
Dr Sian Culley
Siân Culley is a postdoc in the Quantitative Imaging and Nanobiophysics group at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at UCL. After doing an MSci project with Prof. Jonathan Ashmore in two-photon imaging of calcium signalling in inner hair cells, she moved into the field of super-resolution microscopy for her PhD with Dr Angus Bain investigating photophysical processes in CW-STED microscopy. In 2014 she joined Ricardo Henriques’ group, and her current research interests lie in developing open source hardware and analytics for live cell super-resolution microscopy. She also has an active interest in promoting women in microscopy.
Dr Ian Dobbie
Light Microscopy Section Deputy Chair
University of Oxford
Ian is the Facility Manager at Micron Oxford, a multidisciplinary BioImaging Unit working with biomedical researchers in the Oxford area and beyond, located with the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. Ian has over 15 years’ experience in biological imaging gained in a range of leading academic institutes. He gained a degree in physics and a masters in computer modelling before moving on to do a PhD in muscle mechanics at the Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics at Kings College London. Since then he has been working in imaging with a range of biological systems at number of world class research centres including, Cancer Research UK, Kings College London and the University of Oxford. Over the last 10 years he has specialised in advanced fluorescence microscopy.
University of Leeds
UK Research and Innovation
Marisa Martin-Fernandez was trained as an undergraduate in Physics in Madrid after which she received an international award to do her PhD in the UK. She subsequently won an SERC Post-Doctoral fellowship with Prof. Joan Bordas and a BBRC Post-Doctoral fellowship with Prof. Gareth Jones to develop microscopy techniques to investigate cellular signal transduction mechanisms relevant to cancer. Marisa has run an independent research group since 2003 with a continuous focus in developing novel instrumentation and methods to improve our understanding of cancer at the molecular level and to exploit these instruments to derive models of anti-cancer drug-induced behaviour. Marisa Martin-Fernandez has been recognised with a Research Councils Individual Merit award and a fellowship of the Science and Technology Research Council. She currently heads the Functional Biosystems Imaging group within the Central Laser Facility at the Research Complex at Harwell, which is situated at the Harwell-Oxford Campus, the locus of the large scale scientific infrastructure in the UK.
University of Strathclyde
Sebastian Van de Linde
University of Strathclyde
Sebastian van de Linde finished his PhD at the Department of Applied Laser Physics & Laser Spectroscopy, Bielefeld University, Germany, and worked with Markus Sauer as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Würzburg. He worked as a Junior Group Leader at the Department of Biotechnology & Biophysics at the University of Würzburg before moving to The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 2016. Sebastian’s research interests are the development of new imaging tools and the implementation of super-resolution imaging methods in biology and medicine such as of neurobiology.
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