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Posted: 2018-01-10

A post-doctoral position is available at the Emory University Department of Pediatrics in the fluorescence microscopy laboratory studying the mechanisms of enveloped virus entry/fusion and host-pathogen interactions. We employ a variety of quantitative microscopy approaches, including time-resolved single virus tracking, super-resolution imaging, TIRF microscopy and correlative fluorescence-electron microscopy. New directions include the development of single-molecule force probes to delineate the mechanics of virus-cell interactions. The laboratory is equipped with a Zeiss LSM880 Airyscan super-resolution spectral confocal microscope with FCS capability, a wide-field deconvolution DeltaVision microscope, and a three-color TIRF microscopy system. Highly motivated individuals interested...

Posted: 2018-01-05

Departments of Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics, Polytechnique Montreal TRANSMEDTECH - Optical design and manufacturing specialist

We are seeking an optical design and manufacturing specialist to support the development of new medical devices and the conduct of clinical studies at multiple sites in the Montreal area. The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, experience working in optical design and fabrication, and have capacity to operate, calibrate and troubleshoot laser-based medical systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, validate and test optical devices for tissue/biofluid characterization according to target performances, cost and reliability requirements
  • Responsible for a common...
Posted: 2018-01-05

The Advanced Microscopies & Tissue Physiology group at the Laboratory for Optics and Biosciences (LOB), Ecole Polytechnique, University of Paris-Saclay, France, is seeking a highly motivated and talented postdoctoral scientist with interest in interdisciplinary optical microscopy and biophysics research.

The Laboratory develops advanced methods in nonlinear optics, tissue microscopy, image analysis, cell/developmental biology, and biophysics for studying intact biological tissues with subcellular resolution.

Candidates should have a solid background and good experimental skills in optics and/or microscopy and should be strongly motivated and keen to work in an interdisciplinary research field. Previous experience in optical imaging and fluorescence lifetime microscopy...

Posted: 2017-11-21

Our annual PhD recruitment competition is now open! Deadline for application is February 1st 2018.

See all the details here: PhD@CERVO

Posted: 2017-11-21

My colleague at the new Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ-see brochure) Prof. Qiu Zhen, and I have funds to build a “next-generation” multimodal microscope with a sub-50 fs 1070 nm laser. (see for example Multimodal nonlinear optical imaging of unstained retinas in the epi-direction with a sub-40 fs Yb-fiber laser, GA Murashova, CA Mancuso, JL Canfield, S Sakami, K Palczewski, .
Biomedical Optics Express 8 (11), 5228-5242.; Stain-free histopathology by programmable supercontinuum pulses
H Tu, Y Liu, D Turchinovich, M Marjanovic, JK Lyngsø, J Lægsgaard, … Nature photonics 10 (8), 534-540.

If you have a recent graduate, or someone near graduation that would be interested in playing...

Posted: 2017-11-21

We currently have 2 openings for brilliant early stage researchers (PhD students) to join our group starting in January 2018 for 36 months as part of the EU-MSCA-ITN project DeLIVER (Super-resolution optical microscopy of nanosized pore dynamics in endothelial cells)

DeLIVER is an EU funded project which includes 6 academic and 3 industrial beneficiaries representing 6 European countries and 5 partners (in Europe, USA, China, and Australia). The multidisciplinary DeLIVER research network combines groups active in cutting edge research in optical physics and biomedicine dedicated to developing and utilizing novel super-resolving optical methods to unravel the structure and function of nanosized pores in endothelial cells, the main barrier...

Posted: 2017-11-14

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) at the University of British Columbia with the Departments of 1) Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2) Cellular and Physiological Sciences and 3) Microbiology and Immunology invite applications for 3 Assistant Professor positions in neuroscience.

The recruitments are in the areas of:

1) molecular biology and genetics with expertise in Manipulating Gene Expression in the Brain;

2) cellular and molecular neuroscience focusing on linking synaptic to network function;

3) central nervous system neuroinflammatory or neuroimmune mechanisms.

Please see the 3 PDF ads for details on requirements and applications.


Posted: 2017-11-13

We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral scientist to join our group at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Our group focuses on developing novel optical spectroscopy and microscopy tools for quantitative chemical measurements in living biological systems. A position is currently open for developing nonlinear optical imaging techniques to study cancer cell growth, cell metabolism, and drug-cell interaction. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, physics, or bioengineering. Experience in one or more of the following areas are desired: 1. Multiphoton fluorescence microscopy/Quantitative optical imaging; 2. Optical instrumentation; 3. 3D cell culture; 4. Mouse tumor models.

Please email a cover letter and a CV to


Posted: 2017-10-27

The CRL Molecular Imaging Center is hiring a Microscopy Research Associate.
Please see details here:

Departmental Overview

The Cancer Research Laboratory’s Molecular Imaging Center (MIC) and the new Zeiss Berkeley Brain-MIC, both under the direction of Specialist Holly Aaron, house a total of 18 major microscope systems. The MIC supports over 80 labs on campus, has over 250 users, and trains an average of 10 new users per month. This is one of the largest and busiest microscopy facilities in the country.

The facility now supports 18 major recharge instruments and four offline workstations. These systems are highly sensitive, sophisticated instruments with an average value of over half a million...

Posted: 2017-10-13

Dartmouth College: Geisel School of Medicine: Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Research Scientist in Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Location: Hanover, NH

We are hiring an imaging specialist for the Dartmouth Biomedical community, which comprises the Geisel School of Medicine, the Departments of Biology and Chemistry, and the Thayer School of Engineering. We are looking for a person with substantive fluorescence imaging and analysis experience, who wants to work with laboratories to develop and establish new imaging approaches to drive a range of projects, examples being mammalian cell division; mitophagy and mitochondrial dynamics in yeast and mammals; protein design; early development in Drosophila, C. elegans, and plants; viral infection; and yeast...