A new correlative super-resolution protocol to visualise cellular function and structure

The protocols focuses on the principle of examining calcium sparks in living cells (main panel, left), and then aligning the image frames to the corresponding DNA-PAINT super-resolution images of the underlying clustering patterns of the Calcium release channels, the ryanodine receptors (magnified inset, right) Super-resolution microscopies are commonly utilised to obtain nanometre-scale information regarding the … Continue reading A new correlative super-resolution protocol to visualise cellular function and structure

Nanoscale Microscopy Group celebrate Physiology Friday

On the 12 October, Miriam ran an event funded by The Physiological Society to promote Physiology Friday at The University of Leeds. The aim of this outreach event was to raise awareness of how technological advancements in microscopy are improving our understanding of how human physiology can change within health and disease at the cellular … Continue reading Nanoscale Microscopy Group celebrate Physiology Friday

Three Minute Thesis Competition held at The University of Leeds

Miriam recently entered the 'Three Minute Thesis' competition held at The University of Leeds. A video of the presentation has since been uploaded to the conference YouTube channel which you can access here. A particular highlight of this competition for Miriam was hearing fellow researchers from a variety of disciplines communicate the wide-ranging impact of … Continue reading Three Minute Thesis Competition held at The University of Leeds