• February 13, 2013 ICFO on the cover of PNAS

    Researchers report on new all-optical imaging method combining super-resolution microscopy with single particle tracking. Research carried out by the Advanced Fluorescence Imaging and Biophysics group led by Prof. Melike Lakadamyali, has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), USA. PNAS is one of the world’s most highly cited multidisciplinary journals. … Continue reading →

  • December 14, 2012 ICFO in the Systems Microscopy Consortium

    The group led by Prof. Melike Lakadamyali joins a live cell imaging network of excellence. The group led by Nest Fellow Prof. Melike Lakadamyali will be a new partner in the Systems Microscopy Network of Excellence. This multidisciplinary consortium coordinated by Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) unites 15 European research groups. The project was launched on 1 … Continue reading →

  • October 29, 2012 New Advances in Photonic Antennas

    María García-Parajo and Niek van Hulst collaborate on developing a novel type of photonic antenna probes. ICFO groups Single molecule biophotonics and Molecular nanophotonics report in Nano Letters on a novel type of photonic antennas engineered at the end of a small scanning needle. The newly designed bowtie nanoaperture antenna probes resulted extremely bright, reduced … Continue reading →

  • March 29, 2012 ICFOnian receives HFSP Research Grant

    The Human Frontier Science Program awards grant to Prof. María García-Parajo. The Human Frontier Science Program, a program of funding for frontier research in the life sciences implemented by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), awards Research grants for a broad range of projects under the umbrella theme of “Complex mechanisms of living … Continue reading →

  • March 15, 2012 Leukocyte adhesion in PNAS

    ICFO researchers introduce new insights into cell migration and leukocyte adhesion. Researchers at ICFO in the group led by ICREA Prof. Maria Garcia-Parajo, working in collaboration with a team from Nijmegen Center for Molecular Life Sciences in the Netherlands have been able to capture the initial steps leading to leukocyte adhesion using Super-Resolution Light Microscopy … Continue reading →

  • October 24, 2011 Near Field Nanoscopy

    Prof. María García-Parajo coauthors a review article on near-field nanoscopy. The review discusses recent advances in the field of near-field nanoscopy, including atomic force and near-field optical nanoscopy with a special emphasis on single molecule nanoscale imaging of cell surfaces. Quantitative nanoimaging as afforded by these techniques is shedding new light on the highly sophisticated … Continue reading →

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