Dr. Inoue is a Distinguished Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. He has made numerous contributions to microscopy and cell biology, including developing polarized light microscopy and video microscopy. Inoue was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Government of Japan and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Talks with this Speaker
Shinya Inoue recalls how, in 1947, he built a polarizing light microscope that allowed him to visualize, for the first time, the dynamic mitotic spindle in live cells. (Talk recorded in November 2011)
- H. School / Intro Undergrad
- Adv. Undergrad / Grad
Shinya Inoue describes examples of using polarization microscopy to image living biological organisms, including watching processes of mitosis. (Talk recorded in July 2011)
Shinya Inoue, one of the great innovators of polarization microscopy, describes polarized light and how light passing through a calcite crystal is split into two polarized light beams. (Talk recorded in July 2011)