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.
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.
Groundbreaking work performed in Albany leads to revolution in science and medicineread more
Statement from Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker on Dr. Joachim Frank's Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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Pushing the Boundaries of Cryo-Electron Microscopy
We’ve all left a water bottle in the freezer overnight only to find it bulging the next morning. That’s what water does when it freezes. It expands, right?
Did you know, it is possible to freeze water without...read more