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Some of the scientists we are currently collaborating with.

Professor Andrew Lever (Department of Medicine):

Single molecule of virus-RNA capture

Dr Colin Crump (Department of Pathology):  

Single molecule superresolution imaging of virus Particle Assembly

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

Molecular Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Christopher Dobson, FRS (Department of Chemistry):

Biophysics of protein misfolding and aggregation

Professor 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

Professor 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

Professor Jeremy Baumberg, FRS (Department of Physics):

CARS microscopy on plasmonic substrates

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

Photonic Crystal Fibres for chemical sensing applications

Professor Søren Keiding (University of Aarhus):

Ultrafast sensing with supercontinuum radiation

Professor 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

Professor 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

Professors 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 (Department of Biochemistry):

Molecular Biotechnology using microfluidic droplet generation

Professor Alan Tunnacliffe (Department 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

Professor Marek Samoć (Wroclaw University of Technology):

Imaging DNA liquid crystals with gold nanorods