Meets Thursday 9:00-10:00 Physics Room 1131

Instructor: Prof. Keith Lidke

Room 1140, Physics and Astronomy
phone: (505)277-0302


The format will be two presentations per week by different students: a 20 minute (plus questions) research report and a 20 minute (plus questions) journal paper presentation. Topics will be any aspect of fluorescence super-resolution imaging, single particle tracking, single molecule imaging or spectral imaging. We may also have a few full-hour talks by external speakers during the semester.

Registration is not required for attendance or participation.


Credit for the seminar requires attendance, one research presentation and one journal presentation.

Spring Semester Schedule

Date Research Presentation Paper Presentation
23-Jan Mark Olah,
"Single Molecule Monte Carlo Simulation of Nanoscale Walkers"
Sheng Liu

"Single-molecule imaging of transcription factor binding to DNA in live mammalian cells"

30-Jan Josh Plank,
"Using Servos for Filter Wheel Control"
Maria Benitez-Jones
"On the Mechanism of Trolox as Antiblinking and Antibleaching Reagent"

6-Feb Farzin Farzam
"STMC SIM Microscope Progress"
Peter Relich
"Discriminating between Anomalous Diffusion and Transient Behavior in Microheterogeneous Environments"

13-Feb BPS Prep BPS Prep

20-Feb No Class No Class

27 Feb BPS Meeting Recap BPS Meeting Recap

6-Mar Sheng Liu,
"progress on reflected beam and sequential imaging projects"
Mark Olah
"Bayesian Detection of Intensity Changes in Single Molecule and Molecular Dynamics Trajectories"

13-Mar Sam Schwartz
"FceRI Signal Propagation is Regulated Through Transient Binding of Syk"
Farzin Farzam
"From fixed to FRAP: measuring protein mobility and activity in living cells"

20-Mar Spring Break Spring Break

27-Mar Carolyn Pehlke
"Super Resolution Data Analysis Tools"
Chris Valley

"Multiplexed 3D cellular super-resolution imaging with DNA-PAINT and Exchange-PAINT"

3-Apr Farzin Farzam
Mark Olah
"Ultrahigh-resolution multicolor colocalization of single fluorescent probes"

10-Apr Merrick Chalk
"Counting Dyes on Antibodies"
Farzin Farzam
"Two-photon excitation improves multifocal structured illumination microscopy in thick scattering tissue"

17-Apr No Class No Class

24-Apr Mark Olah
"Point Emitter Localization for Hyperspectral Microscopy"
Sheng Liu
"Rapid adaptive optical recovery of optimal resolution over large volumes"

1-Mayr Updates from Chris Valley and Sheng Liu
8-May Valeria Rivero TBD