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3D Electron Microscopy Group

The Wadsworth Center 3D-EM Group consists of Wadsworth researchers who develop and use the latest advances in electron microscopy and image processing to study cellular processes, disease mechanisms and microbial pathogens. The techniques pioneered at Wadsworth are used by scientists around the world, and images generated over the past 4 decades can be found in top journals, textbooks and encyclopedias.

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Dr. Joachim Frank, Nobel Laureate, returns to the Capital Region

Dr. Joachim Frank, Nobel Laureate, Returns to the Capital Region

After receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this fall, Dr. Joachim Frank recently returned, engaging local scientists.

Watch the video of Dr. Frank's presentation.


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Scientific Image

The randomness of breakthroughs

Times Union article about Dr. Joachim Frank, Nobel laureate and former Wadsworth Center research scientist.

Dr. Frank at his Wadsworth Center Laboratory in Albany

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to Former Wadsworth Scientist

Groundbreaking work performed in Albany leads to revolution in science and medicine

Dr. Rajendra Agrawal has long expected his former Wadsworth Center colleague Dr. Joachim Frank to win the Nobel Prize....

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