David Agard is Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco, an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Agard’s lab studies the relationship between the structure and the function of macro and supramolecular complexes such as centrosomes, chromosomes, and HSP 90. To facilitate these studies, Agard’s lab has developed a number of innovative microscopy techniques.
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Talks with this Speaker
David Agard describes the basic principles of deconvolution microscopy, and introduces principles important to deconvolution such as the Fourier transform and point spread function. (Talk recorded in July 2012)
David Agard describes several methods for approximately doubling the resolution of the light microscope, including the technique of structured Illumination microscopy. (Talk recorded in July 2012)