UF Explore - When the right microscope doesn’t exist, these optical innovators invent it
Published: Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Whitney Laboratory Postdoc Dr. Cez Borba, Graduate Student Dorothy Mitchell and other scientists are using groundbreaking microscopes developed by optical engineer and neurobiologist Dr. James Strother to explore questions like how tissues recover from injury and how nerve cells are wired together.
The equipment will be at the heart of Whitney Laboratory's new Center for Biological Imaging and Discovery.
Read the full article in UF Research Explore:
When the right microscope doesn’t exist, these optical innovators invent it
Image: 3D reconstruction of a comb jelly taken on the new lightsheet microscope at the Whitney Laboratory. Comb jellies are one of the earliest animals on Earth to possess both neurons and muscles and offer key insights into animal evolution.