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Some of the scientists we are currently collaborating with.

Prof. Andrew Lever (Dept. of Medicine):

Single molecule of virus-RNA capture

Dr. Colin Crump (Pathology):  

Single molecule superresolution imaging of virus Particle Assembly

Prof. Peter St. George Hyslop, FRS (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research):

Molecular Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Prof.  Christopher Dobson, FRS (Department of Chemistry):

Biophysics of protein misfolding and aggregation

Prof. David Ron (Institute of Metabolic Sciences):

In vivo biosensor development for studies of protein homeostasis

Dr. Richard Adams (Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience):

Selective plane illumination microscopy of live organisms

Prof. Bill Harris, FRS (Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience): 

Real time imaging of central nervous system development

Dr. Kevin o’Holleran (Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre):

Structured illumination microscopy development

Dr. Jonathon Pines (Gurdon Institute):

Quantitative FRET microscopy for studies of cell cycle proteins

Prof. Jeremy Baumberg, FRS (Department of Physics):

CARS microscopy on plasmonic substrates

Prof. Philip Russell, FRS (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light):

Photonic Crystal Fibres for chemical sensing applications

Prof. Søren Keiding (University of Aarhus):

Ultrafast sensing with supercontinuum radiation

Prof. J. Houston Miller (George Washington University):

High sensitivity gas phase sensing

Dr. Jonathan Frank (Sandia National Laboraties):

Planar imaging and microscopy to study chemical kinetics in flows and cells

Prof. Jonathan Knight (University of Bath):

coherent and UV supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fibres

Dr. Jan Felix Evers (University of Heidelberg):

Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) development

Profs. Eva and Eckhard Mandelkow (German Center for Neurodegenerative diseases):

Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Markus Sauer (University of Würzburg):

in situ imaging of biological molecules using direct Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (dSTORM)

Dr. Florian Hollfelder (Dept. of Biochemistry):

Molecular Biotechnology using microfluidic droplet generation

Prof. Alan Tunnacliffe (Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology):

Biophysics of intrinsically disordered proteins

Dr. Alex Knight (National Physics Laboratory):

Development of optical superresolution imaging methods

Dr. Toni Laurila (Finnish Metrology Institute):

Supercontinuum generation, modelling and applications for sensing

Dr. Alessandro Esposito (Hutchison/MRC research Centre):

Development of multi-parameter microscopy using single photon avalanche photodiode (SPAD) arrays

Prof. Marek Samoć (Wroclaw University of Technology):

Imaging DNA liquid crystals with gold nanorods