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Media-17Einstein Image: Watching Actin Polymerize (Einstein Magazine Winter/Spring 2020)  

An image visualizing actin staining in a rat breast cancer cell by SIM (Structural Illumination Microscopy) acquired by Vera DesMarais, Co-Director of Light Microscopy in the AIF, was the featured "Einstein Image” on the back cover of Einstein Magazine Winter/Spring 2020.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 10 Year Service Honoree 2019

Hillary Guzik (5th from left), celebrated 10 years at Einstein in September of 2019. She was honored for her 10 years of service at Einstein College of Medicine annual staff recognition ceremony in December of 2019.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 PTSA Award Winner 2019

Leslie Gunther Cummins, a senior technician in the AIF, won the PTSA (Professional Technical Staff Members) Award at the Microscopy & Microanalysis 2019 Meeting for her poster titled "Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy Technique using Commercially Available Reagents to Facilitate Immunolocalization via Epi-fluorescence and TEM".

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 25 Year Service Honoree 2018

Leslie Gunther Cummins (center), celebrated 25 years at Einstein in September of 2018. She was honored for her 25 years of service at Einstein College of Medicine annual staff recognition ceremony in December of 2018.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

DiATOME Poster Award at the Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting 2018

Leslie Gunther Cummins, a senior technician in the AIF, took second place in the DiATOME Poster Awards at the Microscopy & Microanalysis 2018 Meeting for her poster illustrating the use of diamond-knife ultramicrotomy.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-11 Class of 40 Under Forty 2018

Peng Guo, Co-Director of Light Microscopy in the AIF was honored by Emory University on its 2018 Class of 40 Under Forty awards program.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-8 Novel Combination Therapy Promotes Wound Healing 2018

AIF light microscopy staff Hillary Guzik was featured in an Einstein News Release of Dr. Sharp paper titled "Fidgetin-like 2 siRNA Enhances the Wound Healing Capability of a Surfactant Polymer Dressing".

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-9Picturing Worlds, Inside and Out 2017

Hillary Guzik, AIF light microscopy staff member, was featured in the Einstein Magazine, in the article title "Picturing Worlds, Inside and Out" about her photography.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-8 Microscopy Society of America Outstanding Technologist Award 2016

Frank Macaluso, AIF EM Director, was awarded the Outstanding Technologist Award that honors technologists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of microscopy and microanalysis, from the Microscopy Society of America.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-7 Blood Vessel “Doorway” Lets Breast Cancer Cells Spread Through Blood Stream 2015

AIF light microscopy co-director Dr. Peng Guo was featured in an Einstein News Release of Dr. Condeelis Real-Time Imaging Reveals Local, Transient Vascular Permeability, and Tumor Cell Intravasation Stimulated by TIE2hi Macrophage–Derived VEGFA Investigation.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-4 Nanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing 2015

A 2-photon image showing mouse skin (collagen: second harmonic, hair follicle cells: green fluorescence) taken by AIF light microscopy co-director Dr. Vera DesMarais was featured in an Einstein News Release of Dr. Sharp's Nanoparticle Wound Therapy Investigation.

 
 
 
 
 

 

Media-6 Annual Ad Libitum Art Night Showcases the Arts at Einstein 2015

AIF staff member Hillary Guzik, was interviewed and her photographs were featured at Einstein’s Ad Libitum Art Night. A silent auction of the artwork raised money for Bronx River Art Center.

Read the Einstein article. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Artful Imaging Leads to FASEB Honor 2014

AIF user Sabriya Stukes and AIF staff Hillary Guzik received top honors for an image in the 2014 BioArt Awards, hosted by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB).

Read the Einstein article.  View all FASEB winners. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Recent Publication Core Spotlight: Analytical Imaging Facility 2014

An investigation of the morphological effect of focal segmental glomerulsclerosis (FSGS) on the podocytes of kidney glomeruli, was featured by the Office of Scientific Research’s March Newsletter. All confocal images were taken by AIF staff member Christina Polumbo and Cryo-Scanning Electron Microscopy images by AIF staff member Leslie Gunther-Cummins.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media 2 Microscopist by Day, Roller Derby Queen by Night 2009

AIF staff Leslie Gunther-Cummins was featured in Einstein's webpage as a jack of all trades. Not only excelling in microscopy but also in roller derby.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Media 3 Einstein Center Offers Invaluable Resource to World's Worm Researchers 2009

AIF staff Leslie Gunther-Cummins along with AIF user Dr. David Hall teaches a TEM workshop in Beijing on C. Elegans Anatomy.

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