Pina Colarusso

Pina has been working as an optical microscopist over the past twenty years. Currently she directs an imaging centre, the Snyder Institute’s Live Imaging Laboratory (LCI) at the University of Calgary.

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The Imaging Experiment: First Steps

The Imaging Experiment: First Steps

Building on the last post, let’s focus on the initial steps of the experimental workflow and how to transfer these concepts into practice. Your research aims are the foundation, and they will guide your choice of model and define the type of information needed from...

The Imaging Experiment: More Than Pretty Pictures

The Imaging Experiment: More Than Pretty Pictures

Though looking through a microscope can inspire, applying the technology to our own research questions can be intimidating. Like any field, optical microscopy has its own language, jargon, and conceptual framework, but is rarely taught in academic programs. To learn...

Welcome to Microscopy Field Notes

Welcome to Microscopy Field Notes

Welcome to “Microscopy Field Notes”, a new blog created to help life science researchers navigate the inspiring world of optical microscopy. My name is Pina Colarusso, and I have been working as an optical microscopist over the past twenty years.

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