OPA is published monthly by Optica (formerly the Optical Society of America), the leading society for optics and photonics.
Shribak captured the image on a microscope he and the late MBL Distinguished Scientist Shinya Inoué first introduced in 2006: and which Shribak continues to develop for use with a variety of organisms.
Called the OI-DIC microscope, it is particularly suited for imaging transparent organisms, such as the medusa Clytia in this 2018 collaboration with Jocelyn Malamy of University of Chicago. The microscope enables live imaging of dynamic cellular processes at high resolution, without the need for dyes or labels in the sample.
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