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Resolution Revolution

Resolution Revolution

The new Penn State Titan/Krios microscope capitalizes on a huge advance to cryoEM imaging, allowing our researchers to ask new questions in structural biology.

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Person-to-person: Nicole Hackenbrack

Person-to-person: Nicole Hackenbrack

Nicole Hackenbrack, a Ph.D. student in the Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology (BMMB) program at Penn State, has been working with Susan Hafenstein for the past three years. In addition to studying the various structures that allow viruses to interact with human host cells, Hackenbrack is pursuing a number of other research questions that make use of the cryoEM imaging facilities.

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X-Ray Spectographs

X-Ray Spectographs

Randall McEntaffer and collaborators partner with the Nanofabrication Laboratory to build the tools to advance X-ray astronomy.

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Watching the detectors

Watching the detectors

Long-cell X-ray beam facilitates detector development

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World-class Instrumentation

Incredible research tools supply essential technological muscle and draw top scientists to the University.

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