Session 3: New biology discovered by imaging

Find out more about the talks in session 3 on new biology discovered by imaging: Euro-BioImaging: Europe’s Research Infrastructure for Imaging Technologies Antje Keppler, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany The afternoon session started with two short talks, the first one from Antje … Continue reading

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Session 2: Image analysis – A summary

Imaging becomes a powerful tool if we are able to extract information and causal relations from the time series and structures that we observe. The second session of the conference was dedicated to this important step of how to extract … Continue reading

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Summary of conference opening day 2019

Today, the 5th Seeing is Believing kicked off with Jan Ellenberg commenting on how imaging has evolved since the conference saw its start. As multiscale imaging becomes more powerful and more prevalent, there seems to be few fields which haven’t … Continue reading

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The third dimension really matters – also in cell biology

In his talk at “Seeing is Believing 2017”, Gaudenz Danuser from UTSouthwestern showcased how cell behavior changes considerably when moving from 2D to 3D cell culture. In yet unpublished data, proliferation and vitality in perturbation experiments of cells in 2D … Continue reading

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Conference Interview with Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz is one of the organizers of the “Seeing is Believing” conference in Heidelberg. Her lab focuses on understanding spatio-temporal behavior and dynamic interactions of molecules and organelles in cells using live cell imaging. In this short interview, I … Continue reading

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Physiological relevance versus fundamental relevance

Biological systems are highly complex. Their building blocks such as molecules, organelles, cells, whole organisms and entire populations interact over many different time and length scales. Being a physicist at heart, Petra Schwille from the Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry aims at … Continue reading

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Complementary modalities for heart imaging

Today, Anjalie Schlaeppi from the Huisken lab at the Morgridge institute for research in Madison asked in her talk which features should be combined in a “dream” microscope. Ideally, a microscope of our dream is a microscope that is fast, … Continue reading

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