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Winfried Wiegraebe
Head, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4415
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Winfried Wiegraebe CV

2008 - present

Head, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2005 - 2008

Director, Advanced Instrumentation & Physics
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2001 - 2005

Field Specialist Laser Scanning Microscopy and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.
One Zeiss Drive
Thornwood , NY 10594
USA

1999 - 2001

Product Manager Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Carl Zeiss Jena, GmbH
Carl-Zeiss-Promenade 10
07745 Jena
Germany

1996 - 1999

R&D Team Leader Scanning Near Field Optical Microscopy
Carl Zeiss Jena, GmbH
Carl-Zeiss-Promenade 10
07745 Jena
Germany

1994 - 1996

Post Doc: AFM and Humidity based STM on Microtubules
Institute for Molecular Biology
Research Group of Molecular Cytology - Electron Microscopy
Prof. Unger
Beutenbergstr. 11
07745 Jena
Germany

1989 - 1994

PhD - Biophysics: "A multifunctional Scanning Force Microscope for Biological Applications"
Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry
Dept. of Molecular Structural Biology, Prof. Baumeister
Am Klopferspitz 18
82152 Martinsried
Germany

1988 - 1989

Diploma thesis: "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Based Analysis of Biological Specimen"
Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry
Dept. of Molecular Structural Biology, Prof. Baumeister
Am Klopferspitz 18
82152 Martinsried
Germany

1982 - 1988

Study of "Biophysics" and "Machine Tools and Industrial Management"
Technical University Munich
Arcisstr. 21
80290 Munich
Germany

Publications  

Lange, J., Wood, C., Marshall, W., Maddera, L., Yu, Q., Bradford, W., Slaughter, B., Unruh, J., and W. Wiegraebe (2013). "Correction of bleaching artifacts in high content fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (HCS-FCS) data." Proc. SPIE8590, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging IV, 859006.

Ma L., Qiu Q., Gradwohl S., Scott A., Yu E.Q., Alexander R., Wiegraebe W., Yu C.R. (2012). "Distributed Representation of Chemical Features and Tunotopic Organization of Glomeruli in the Mouse Olfactory Bulb." PNAS 109 (14): 5481-5486.

Hao, Y., Xu, N., Schaeferl, L., Kannan, K., Zhang, Y., Florens, L., Seidel, C., Washburn, M., Wiegraebe, W., and Mak, H.Y. (2011). "Nuclear cGMP-Dependent Kinase Regulates Gene Expression via Activity-Dependent Recruitment of a Conversed Histone Deacetylase Complex." PLoS Genetics 7:e1002065.

Gardner, J.M., Smoyer, C.J., Stensrud, E.S., Alexander, R., Gogol, M., Wiegraebe, W., and Jaspersen, S.L. (2011). "Targeting of the SUN protein Mps3 to the inner nuclear membrane by the histone variant H2A.Z." Journal of Cell Biology 193(3): 489-507.

Wood, C., Huff, J., Marshall, W., Yu, Q., Unruh, J., Slaughter, B., and W. Wiegraebe (2011). "Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy as tool for high-content-screening in yeast (HCS-FCS)," Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 7905, 79050H.

Lutes, A. A., W. B. Neaves, D. P. Baumann, W. Wiegraebe and P. Baumann (2010). "Sister chromosome pairing maintains heterozygosity in parthenogenetic lizards." Nature 464(7286): 283-286.

Xie, Y., T. Yin, W. Wiegraebe, X. He, D. Miller, D. Stark, K. Perko, R. Alexander, J. W. Schwartz, J. Grindley, J. Park, J. Haug, J. Wunderlich, H. Li, S. Zhang, T. Johnson, R. Feldman and L. Li (2009). "Detection of functional haematopoietic stem cell niche using real-time imaging." Nature 457: 97-101.

W. Wiegraebe, Y. Xie, T. Yin, D. Stark, K. Perko, R. Alexander, J. Schwartz, X. C. He and L. Li (2009). "Two-Photon Microscopy and Spectral Detection for Ex Vivo Imaging of Individual Stem Cells." Nature protocols.

Slaughter, B. D., J. M. Huff, W. Wiegraebe, J. W. Schwartz and R. Li (2008). "SAM domain-based protein oligomerization observed by live-cell fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy." PLoS ONE 3(4).

Aulehla, A., W. Wiegraebe, V. Baubet, M. B. Wahl, C. Deng, M. Taketo, M. Lewandoski and O. Pourquie (2008). "A β-catenin gradient links the clock and wavefront systems in mouse embryo segmentation." Nature Cell Biology 10(2): 186-193.

Rigler, R. and W. Wiegraebe (2001). "Highlight: Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy." Biological Chemistry 382(3): 353-354.

W. Wiegraebe (2000). "Fluorescence correlation microscopy: Probing molecular interactions inside living cells." American Laboratory 32(18): 44-47.

W.Wiegräbe, S. M., H.Dittmar, K.O.Greulich, S.Häfner, M.Hildebrandt, M.Kittler, B.Lochner, E.Unger (1997). "Scanning near field optical microscope: A method for investigating chromosomes." Surface and Interface Analysis 25: 510-513.

W. Wiegräbe, H. F. K., H. Eberhard, R. Gatz, T. Hartmann, M. Heim, Ch. Lorek, and R. Guckenberger (1995). "A multifunctional scanning force microscope for biological applications." Rev. Sci. Instrum. 66(8): 4124-4129.

Knapp, H. F., W. Wiegrabe, M. Heim, R. Eschrich and R. Guckenberger (1995). "Atomic force microscope measurements and manipulation of Langmuir-Blodgett films with modified tips." Biophys J 69: 708-15.

Heim, M., G. Cevc, R. Guckenberger, H. F. Knapp and W. Wiegrabe (1995). "Lateral electrical conductivity of mica-supported lipid bilayer membranes measured by scanning tunneling microscopy." Biophys J 69: 489-97.

Guckenberger, R., M. Heim, G. Cevc, H. F. Knapp, W. Wiegräbe and A. Hillebrand (1994). "Scanning tunneling microscopy of insulators and biological specimens based on lateral conductivity of ultrathin water films." Science 266: 1538-40.

Hartmann, T., R. Gatz, W. Wiegräbe, R. Kramer, A. Hillebrand, K. Lieberman, W. Baumeister and R. Guckenberger (1993). A Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscope (SNOM) for Biological Applications. Near Field Optics. D. W. Pohl and D. Courjon, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 35-44.

Hillebrand, A., T. Scheybani, W. Wiegräbe and R. Guckenberger (1992). "Reduction by ion-milling of surface corrugation of thin amorphous carbon films for biological specimen substrates in scanning tunneling microscopy." Ultramicroscopy 42-44: 1255-1259.

Guckenberger, R., T. Hartmann, W. Wiegräbe and W. Baumeister (1992). The Scanning Tunneling Microscope in Biology. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy II. R. Wiesendanger and H.-J. Güntherodt. Berlin Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag. 28: 51-98.

W. Wiegräbe., M. Nonnenmacher, R. Guckenberger and O. Wolter (1991). "Atomic force microscopy of a hydrated bacterial surface protein." J Microsc 163 ( Pt 1): 79-84.

Guckenberger, R., B. Hacker, T. Hartmann, T. Scheybani, Z. Wang, W. Wiegräbe and W. Baumeister (1991). "Imaging of Uncoated Purple Membrane by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy." J.Vac.Sci.Technol.B 9: 1227-1230.

Guckenberger, R., W. Wiegräbe, A. Hillebrand, T. Hartmann, Z. Wang and W. Baumeister (1989). "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of a Hydrated Bacterial Surface Protein." Ultramicroscopy 31: 327-332.

Guckenberger, R., W. Wiegrabe and W. Baumeister (1988). "Scanning tunneling microscopy of biomacromolecules." J Microsc 152 ( Pt 3): 795-802.

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Richard Members

Richard Alexander

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Richard Alexander

Richard Alexander
Senior Research Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4444
Fax: (816) 926-2088
email: rla@stowers.org

2008 - present

Senior Research Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2007 - 2008

Solution Consultant
Cerner Corporation
Kansas City, MO
USA

2005 - 2007

Business Analyst
Cerner Corporation
Kansas City, MO
USA

  M.S. Physics
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA
  B.S. Physics
Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, OK
USA
Publications
 

Ghosh, S., Gardner, J.M., Smoyer, C.J., Friederichs, J.M., Unruh, J.R., Slaughter, B.D., Alexander, R., Chisholm, R.D., Lee, K.K., Workman, J.L., Jaspersen, S.L. (2012). "Acetylation of the SUN protein Mps3 by Eco1 regulates its function in nuclear organization". Mol Biol Cell. 23(13): 2546-2559.

Ma, L., Qiu, Q., Gradwohl, S., Scott, A., Yu, E.Q., Alexander, R., Wiegraebe, W., Yu, C.R. (2012). "Distributed representation of chemical features and tunotopic organization of glomeruli in the mouse olfactory bulb". Proc Acad Sci USA. 109(14): 5481-5486.

Das, A., Slaughter, B.D., Unruh, J.R., Bradford, W.D., Alexander, R., Rubinstein, B., Li, R.(2012). "Flippase-mediated phospholipid asymmetry promotes fast Cdc42 recycling in dynamic maintenance of cell polarity". Nat Cell Biol. 14(3): 304-10.

Ma, L., Qiua, Q., Gradwohl, S., Scott, A., Yu, E.Q., Alexander, R., Wiebraebe, W., Yu, R.C. (2012). "Reply to Yablonka et al.: Parity in data processing is essential in correlation analyses". PNAS. 109(43): 2918-2919.

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Steven Hoffman

Steven Hoffman
Group Head, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4364
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: sjh@stowers.org

2009 - present

Research Specialist, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2007 - 2009

Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2002 - 2007

Software Engineer
Cerner Corporation

1992 - 2001
1988 - 1992

Associate Psychologist
Midwest Research Institute

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Amanda Kroesen Amanda Kroesen
Laboratory Assistant, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4364
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: aec@stowers.org

2008 - present

Laboratory Assistant, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2006 - 2008

Research Technician III, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

  M.S. Chemistry
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO
USA
  B.S. Chemistry
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO
USA
Publications
 
Y. Nakajima, Meyer, J., Kroesen, A., McKinney, S., Gibson, M.C. (2013). "Epithelial junctions maintain tissue by directing planar spindle orientation". Nature. 500(7462): 359-362.

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Jeffrey Members

Jeffrey Lange

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Lucinda Members

Jeffrey Lange
Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4331
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: jjl@stowers.org

2011 - present

Jeffrey Lange, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2009 - 2011

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
USA

  Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
USA
  B.S. Chemistry
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO
USA
Publications
 
Lange, J.J., Wood, C.J., Marshall, W.A., Maddera, L.E., Yu, Q.E., Bradford, W.D., Slaughter, B.D., Unruh, J.R. Wiegraebe, W. (2013). "Correction of bleaching artifacts in hih content fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (HCS-FCS) data". Proc. SPIE8590, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VI, 859006.

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Lucinda Maddera

Lucinda Maddera
Research Technician III, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4331
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: lem@stowers.org

2011 - present

Research Technician III, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2010 - 2011

Senior Research Assistant
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK
USA

  M.S. Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
USA
Publications
 

Lange, J.J., Wood, C.J., Marshall, W.A., Maddera, L.E., Yu, Q.E., Bradford, W.D., Slaughter, B.D., Unruh, J.R. Wiegraebe, W. (2013). "Correction of bleaching artifacts in hih content fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (HCS-FCS) data". Proc. SPIE8590, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VI, 859006.

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Sean McKinney

Lucinda Top
Rick Members
Sean McKinney

Sean McKinney
Group Head, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4364
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: smc@stowers.org

2009 - present

Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2008 - 2009

Research Specialist
Janelia Farm Research Campus
Ashburn, VA
USA

2006 - 2008

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Janelia Farm Research Campus
Ashburn, VA
USA

2001 - 2006

Graduate Research Fellow
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
USA

  Ph.D. Physics
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
USA
  B.S. Physics and Computer Science
University of Missouri Rolla
Rolla, MO
USA
Publications
 

Y. Nakajima, Meyer, J., Kroesen, A., McKinney, S., Gibson, M.C. (2013). "Epithelial junctions maintain tissue by directing planar spindle orientation". Nature. 500(7462): 359-362.

Xu, N., Zhang, S.O., Cole, R.A., McKinney, S.A., Guo, F., Haas, J.T., Bobba, S., Farese, R.V., Mak, H.Y. (2012). "The FATP1-DGAT2 complex facilitates lipid droplet expansion at the ER-lipid droplet interface". J Cell Biol. 198(5): 895-911.

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Rick

Richard Pierce
Laboratory Technician I, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4460
Fax: (816) 926-4698
email:rap@stowers.org

2014- present

   

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Carolyn Randolph

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Carolyn Randolph
Senior Administrative Assistant, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4063
Fax: (816) 926-2027
email:cgr@stowers.org

2009 - present

Senior Administrative Assistant, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

   

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Sarah Smith
Senior Research Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4331
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: sas@stowers.org

2013 - present

Senior Research Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2007 - 2013

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rong LiLab
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2005 - 2007

B.S. Physics, Minor Biology
Graduate Student
Truman State University
Kirskville, MO

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Christopher Wood Christopher J. Wood
Group Head, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4409
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email: cjw@stowers.org

2009 - present

Senior Research Specialist, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2006 - 2009

Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2003 - 2006

Senior Project Engineer
Engineering Methods, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH
USA

2000 - 2003

Software Development/Network Administration
Imagination Engineering
Kearney, MO
USA

1998 - 2000

Project Engineer
ITD Associates
Liberty, MO
USA

1995 - 1998

Research/Teaching Assistant
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, MO
USA

  PhD - Physics: "Dynamics of double electron removal from helium and molecular hydrogen by heavy ions"
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, MO
USA
Publications
 

Lange, J.J., Wood, C.J., Marshall, W.A., Maddera, L.E., Yu, Q.E., Bradford, W.D., Slaughter, B.D., Unruh, J.R. Wiegraebe, W. (2013). "Correction of bleaching artifacts in hih content fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (HCS-FCS) data". Proc. SPIE8590, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VI, 859006.

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Christopher Wood

Zulin Yu
Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone: (816) 926-4303
Fax: (816) 926-4691
email :zyu@stowers.org

2010 - present

Senior Research Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2006 - 2009

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ron Yu Lab
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2003 - 2006

Graduate Student, Institute of Biophysics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing
China

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Michael Adams
Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

 

2009 - 2011

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Medical Physicist Intern
University of Kansas Medical Center-Radiation Oncology
Kansas City, KS USA

MS. Physics
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
USA

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Shiqiang Dai

Shiqiang Dai
Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

 

2009 - 2013

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2008 - 2009

Joint Graduate Student, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

University of Missouri - Kansas City

2007 - 2009
2004 - 2006

Research Assistant
North Dakota State University

 

M.S. -Electrical Engineering
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
USA

  B.S. Electrical Engineering
CHANGCHUN University of Technology
ChangChun City
China

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Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
2008 - 2010

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

 

B.S. Biology
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO
USA

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Joseph Huff
Research Technician II, Advanced Instrumentation & Physics
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2005 - 2008

Research Technician II, Advanced Instrumentation & Physics
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

  M.S. Physics
Creighton University
Omaha, NE
USA
  B.A. Physics
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO
USA

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Kasthuri Kannan
Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2008 - 2010

Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
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Ph.D. - Computer Science
M.S. -Mathematics
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
USA

  M.S. - Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Madras
India
  B.S. - Mathematics
University of Madras
Madras
India

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Dmitri Lastochkin
Research Specialist II, Advanced Instrumentation & Physics
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2008 - 2008

Research Specialist II, Advanced Instrumentation and Physics
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Research Scientist
University of Notre Dame

Research Scientist
University of Houston

Senior Researcher
Technion

Teaching Assistant
Technion

Leading Engineer
Aircraft Technology Research Center

Research Assistant
Optical and Physical Measurements Research Institute

 

Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering
Technion
Haifa
Israel

 

Ph.D.. - Physical and Quantum Electronics
Optical and Physical Measurements Research Institute
M.Sc. - Physics
Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute
Moscow
Russia

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Will Marshall
Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
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2008 - 2012

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2007 - 2008

Medical Research Lab Technician
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO
USA

  B.S. Biochemistry
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO
USA

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Katherine Perko Hollander
Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2007 - 2010

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

  B.A. Chemistry
William Jewell College
Liberty, MO
USA

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Mark Richardson

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Mark Richardson
Senior Microscopy Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2011 - 2014

Senior Microscopy Technician, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

1997-2011

Sales Consultant, Carl Zeiss Microimaging, LLC
Carl Zeiss Microimaging LLC

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Joel Schwartz Joel Schwartz
Managing Director of Imaging, Imaging Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
2004 - 2008

Managing Director of Imaging, Imaging Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2008

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
USA

  PhD - Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
USA
  B.S./B.A. Biochemistry/Chemistry
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blascksburg, VA
USA

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Alumni - Miranda Smith

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Miranda Smith
Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2006 - 2009

Research Technician II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

  B.S. Cellular/Molecular Biology
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO
USA

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Alumni - Jay Unruh

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Jay Unruh
Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2007 - 2010

Research Specialist II, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2006 - 2007
  Ph.D. Chemistry, "Development of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Tools for the Measurement of Biomolecular Dynamics and Heterogeneity"
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
USA
  B.S. Biochemistry
John Brown University
Siloam Springs, AR
USA

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Qingfeng Yu

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Christopher Wood Qingfeng 'Elden' Yu
Research Specialist I, Stowers Microscopy Center
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

2010 - 2014

Research Specialist I, Stowers Microscopy Center
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2010

Research Specialist, Ron Yu Lab
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

2005

Associate Statistical Analyst Intern
Hewlett-Packard
Austin, TX
USA

2004

Visiting Student
Microsoft Research Asia
Beijing
China

2003

Graduate Intern
Hewlett-Packard
Austin, TX
USA

Publications
 

Lange, J.J., Wood, C.J., Marshall, W.A., Maddera, L.E., Yu, Q.E., Bradford, W.D., Slaughter, B.D., Unruh, J.R. Wiegraebe, W. (2013). "Correction of bleaching artifacts in hih content fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (HCS-FCS) data". Proc. SPIE8590, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VI, 859006.

Ma, L., Qiu, Q., Gradwohl, S., Scott, A., Yu, E.Q., Alexander, R., Wiegraebe, W. (2012). "Distributed representation of chemical and tunotopic organization of glomeruli in the mouse olfactory bulb". PNAS. 109(14): 5481-5486.

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