The most advanced laboratory building at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Boulder has been renamed after Katharine Blodgett Gebbie the legendary NIST laboratory director. The first women director she fostered a remarkable environment of scientific excellence. Truly an inspiration.
Dr. Ken Livi has been appointed the Director of the Materials Characterization and Processing Facility in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has named Dr. Amédée des Georges as an Assistant Professor with the Structural Biology Initiative.
Del Redfern has joined SGX Sensortech as the Director of Sales and will be responsible for business development of the silicon drift detectors.
Winfried Denk, Arthur Konnerth, Karel Svoboda and David Tank have been awarded the Brain Prize for the invention and development of two-photon microscopy. Two photon microscopy is a revolutionary techniques that images brain tissue at a resolution that allows examination of the finest structure.
W. E. Moerner, Stefan Hell, and Eric Betzig, 2014 Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry for the the development of super-resolution microscopes, will join Steven Chu, 1997 Nobel Prize winners in Physics, for the opening plenary session at CLEO. The session is dedicated to the topic of Microscopy and will be available live at http://www.cleoconference.org/.