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News from FocalPlane

Posted by , on 13 May 2024

FocalPlane features… open microscopy and accessible workflow Open microscopy projects are flourishing with researchers contributing new technology and accessible workflows with the hope of democratising access to microscopy. In our ...

Behind the Paper: the discovery of a novel cell type involved in fly touch sensing

Posted by , on 23 May 2023

Read the story behind the paper where Dr Federica Mangione, Nic Tapon and colleagues report a new type of specialised epidermal cells involved in touch sensing in Drosophila.

SciArt profile: Mol Mir

Posted by , on 9 January 2023

In our first SciArt profile of 2023, we hear from Mol Mir, a Science Visualization specialist. Mol shares how a tour of an EM facility turn into a job, and ...

The evolution of nerves: understanding the roots of neurodegeneration

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Application Deadline: 22 January 2021 Supervisors: Andreas Prokop, Matthew Ronshaugen, Karl Kadler Project details How to apply To develop remedial strategies for neurodegeneration in age and disease, we need to ...

High-pressure tubes

Posted by , on 6 April 2016

Notes on “Intracellular lumen formation in Drosophila proceeds via a novel subcellular compartment” by Linda S. Nikolova and Mark M. Metzstein. Development 2015 142: 3964-3973; doi: 10.1242/dev.127902 In this post, ...

Rapid electron microscopic detection of GFP-tagged proteins in cells and whole organisms

Posted by , on 23 December 2015

The use of green fluorescent protein (GFP) has revolutionised the study of dynamic cellular processes in cells, tissues, and whole organisms. Laboratories throughout the world have exploited the simplicity of ...

Research assistant - Electron microscopy

Posted by , on 28 May 2014

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join the Electron Microscope (EM) Facility based in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at the University of Oxford. The successful ...

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