Undergraduate Honors Theses

Thesis Defended

Spring 2019

Document Type

Thesis

Type of Thesis

Departmental Honors

Department

Physics

First Advisor

Ralph Jimenez

Abstract

The ability to monitor cellular processes at high resolution using genetically encodable fluorescent protein tags and sensors has revolutionized life science research. In particular, several super-resolution imaging techniques take advantage of the phenomenon of stochastic fluorescent protein blinking. Here we present a method for measurement and analysis of the blinking behavior of red fluorescent proteins. This project contributes to the characterization of crucial photophysical parameters of fluorescent proteins used for super-resolution imaging techniques.

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