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Lunch with the Core Archive

The IGB Core Facilities hosts a seminar series covering the instrumentation and research taking place in the Core. The seminars are typically held from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Room 612 (Concourse level). Please check the Lunch with the Core news posts and weekly email and weekly emails for the upcoming talks. Posted below are previous talks that have been recorded.


September 21, 2022

"PEG Microgels as Modular 3D Cell Scaffold and Cytokine Sensor" - Hyeon Ryoo, Graduate Student, Bioengineering

Instrument - LSM 880

Hyeon's talk:

September 28, 2022

"Exploring chloroplasts of C4 plants with microscopy" - Moonsub Lee, Postdoctoral Research Assoc., Plant Biology

Instrument: LSM 880 & SBF-SEM

Moonsub's talk:

October 5, 2022

"Emergent behavior and phase transition in cell-ECM systems mediated by long range cell-cell mechanical interaction" - Umnia Doha, PhD Student, Mechanical Science & Engineering

Instrument: LSM 710

Umnia's talk:

October 12, 2022

"Multimodule imaging of the hierarchical structure of equine hoof wall" -Mahmoud Mahrous, Civil Engineering PhD Student

Instruments: SBF-SEM & X5000 CT Scanner

Mahmoud's talk:


October 26, 2022


"Introduction of the New Vevo F2 for Preclinical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering" - Sarah Burris, PhD & Bret Hawkins, FujiFilm

Instrument: Vevo F2

Sarah & Bret's Talk:


November 2, 2022


"MINFLUX: Tackling the Puzzle of Protein Reaction-Diffusion in Living Cells" - Yuhan Wang, Grad. Res. Asst., Chemistry & Gopika Gopan, Graduate Student, Chemistry

Instrument: Minflux

Yuhan & Gopika's talk:


November 9, 2022


"Improving DATA Workflows" - Daniel Davidson, Director of CNRG and Research Computing

Dan's talk: