Knowledge: iBiology as a Resource for Fluorescence Techniques and More

 

iBiology.org is a fantastic free resource for educational videos, featuring a wide array of biological themes, principles, research topics, and ideas. Their mission is “to bring the stories of cutting-edge research in the life sciences to a global audience without paywalls or other barriers to learning.” They have a rich offering in fluorescence microscopy, spanning topics from “Introduction to Fluorescence Microscopy” to “Developing GFP as a Biological Marker.” We have compiled this selection of fluorescence-related videos as a resource for the community. If these whet your educational appetite, check out the other topic areas on their site!

 

 

Introduction to Fluorescence Microscopy
Nico Stuurman, UCSF          Run time: 33:25


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Fluorescent Proteins
Roger Tsien, UCSD          Run Time 34:36


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Developing GFP as a Biological Marker
Martin Chalfie, Columbia University          Run Time 14:49


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Fluorescent Protein Indicators
Roger Tsien, UCSD          Run Time 42:00


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Fluorescent Probes: Organic Dyes and Quantum Dots
Tim Mitchison, Harvard University          Run Time 20:47


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Labeling Proteins with Fluorescent Probes
Tim Mitchelson, Harvard University          Run Time 6:09


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Designing a Microscopy Experiment
Kurt Thorn, UCSF          Run Time 36:58


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Optimizing Detection of GFP
Roger Tsein, UCSD          Run Time 8:53


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Minimizing Damage from Fluorescence
Ron Vale, UCSF          Run Time 9:12


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Breakthroughs in Intracellular Fluorescent Imaging
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, NIH          Run Time 25:10


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Optical Sectioning and Confocal Microscopy
Kurt Thorn, UCSF          Run Time 24:46

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Two Photon Microscopy
Kurt Thorn, UCSF          Run Time 31:14


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Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy
Philippe Bastiaens, Max Planck Institute          Run Time 31:00


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Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) Microscopy
Daniel Axelrod, University of Michigan         Run Time 42:23


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Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy
Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard         Run Time 50:00


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Correlating Fluorescence with Electron Microscopy
Roger Tsein, UCSD          Run Time 8:08


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Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy
Clare Waterman, NIH          Run Time 22:50


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