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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Biological 3D Correlative Microscopy

Location

Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Measurement Science Division

RO# Location
50.64.31.B7684 Gaithersburg, MD

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Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Scott, Keana C. keana.scott@nist.gov 301.975.4579

Description

We are interested in developing advanced correlative microscopy techniques for characterizing nanoparticles in cells and tissue. Combining multiple microscopy and chemical characterization techniques, this work attempts to detect, localize, and quantify nanoparticles in three-dimensional cellular environments. Successful applicants will have access to a multiphoton microscope with spectral capability, a focused ion beam scanning electron microscope (FIB SEM) with x-ray spectroscopy and cryo capability, an environmental SEM, and a transmission electron microscope. This project will involve development of novel imaging and analysis methods, as well as collaborative efforts with other NIST laboratories for image processing and 3D visualization methods.

 

Keywords:
Electron microscopy; Confocal microscopy; Nanoparticle; Chemical characterization; Three dimensional; Bioimaging;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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