Research

Strasbourg: Principles of Imaging for Membrane systems

Dates: 30 November – 3 December 2015
Location: Institut Charles Sadron (23, Rue de Loess, 67034, Strasbourg, France)
Core training courses will cover such topics as methodology, models, and statistical estimation and hypothesis tests. Essential background and computational models for modelling lipid bilayers and their interactions with nano-objects will also be provided.

Given the large differences in background between experimental […]

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Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy (LSCM)

Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy (LSCM) is a fluorescence microscopy technique widely used in the biological and medical field for imaging thin optical sections in living and fixed specimens [1]. Particularly in biophysics and biology it has become an essential tool not only to visualize lipid model membranes, but also to perform spectral imaging and diffusion […]

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ESR7-S: Optical microscopy and microrheology of giant unilamellar vesicles interacting with nano-objects

Experimental investigation of unilamellar vesicles and their dynamics
Description
Experimental project on the morphological and mechanical changes in lipid vesicles caused by exposure to the nano-objects, by means of epi- and confocal fluorescence studies.
Emphasis will be put on understanding the influence of lipid composition, oxidation and investigating the membrane structure changes using ratiometric fluorescent probes.

Starting date
December 2014
Methods and […]

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