NIGHTSEA Fluorescence Blog

Cover image of American Entomologist

03
Sep
2020

NIGHTSEA fluorescence image on the cover of American Entomologist.

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Turnkey digital fluorescence imaging for C. elegans

03
Sep
2020

The InVivo FLite systems provide a convenient, inexpensive fluorescence microscope system for screening C. elegans.

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NIGHTSEA – A NOAA SBIR Success Story

01
Sep
2020

NIGHTSEA has been featured as a SBIR Success Story by the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office.

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KEY Award Recipient – 2020

01
Sep
2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Ray, Idaho State University, is the recipient of the 2020 NIGHTSEA/EMS KEY Award for New Faculty.

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Art Conservation and Fluorescence

01
Sep
2020

Hirox digital microscope combined with NIGHTSEA fluorescence aid in the conservation of 17th century art.

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2020 KEY Award for New Faculty

17
Feb
2020

The application period for the 2020 KEY Award for New Faculty is now open!

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KEY Award Recipient – 2019

22
Aug
2019

Dr. Joshua Currie of the University of Toronto is the recipient of the 2019 NIGHTSEA/EMS KEY Award for New Faculty.

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Aphids use fluorescence to avoid dangerous bacteria

19
Mar
2019

Do organisms use fluorescence to help them through their daily lives? This is a question that is often asked when fluorescence is observed in nature. A recent paper demonstrates that pea aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum) avoid feeding on leaves when virulent bacteria are present.

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2019 KEY Award for New Faculty

04
Feb
2019

The application period for the 2019 KEY Award for New Faculty (our 5th annual) is now open! The recipient will receive a NIGHTSEA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter system with two wavelength combinations plus $750 in supplies from Electron Microscopy Sciences (EMS). Open to read more …

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KEY Award Recipient – 2018

02
Nov
2018

The recipient of the fourth annual NIGHTSEA/EMS KEY Award for New Faculty is Dr. Pierre-Paul Bitton, who started his new position as Assistant Professor in the Cognitive and Behavioral Ecology (CABE) program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Bitton is researching the mechanisms of fluorescent protein production, especially in red- and green-fluorescing fish. During his time as […]

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