Kurt Weiss joined the Department of Biochemistry in March as the new manager of the Biochemistry Optical Core (BOC). The research core is housed in the biochemistry department but is a resource for all campus researchers who are interested in using microscopy techniques in their work. Weiss joins the BOC from the Morgridge Institute for …
A new manager joins the Biochemistry Optical Core. The BOC is a resource for all campus researchers using microscopy.
The Director of the Biochemistry Optical Core, Elle Kielar-Grevstad, has earned an “Image of Distinction” award in Nikon’s 2018 Photomicrography Competition. The contest received more than 2,500 entries from 89 countries, with only the top 95 images receiving a distinction.
Imaging is a powerful tool in many biochemists’ repertoire. The Department of Biochemistry is home to a large collection of equipment and facilities, including the Biochemistry Optical Core (BOC) and upcoming cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) facility, that allows scientists to pursue their many imaging endeavors.