Kyle Michael Douglass

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Post-doctoral researcher

kyle.douglass@epfl.ch http://kmdouglass.github.io

Nationalité : USA

Academic Profile
Dr. Kyle Douglass is a researcher using new microscopy techniques and computational modeling to understand the structure of DNA and its associated proteins (together known as chromatin) inside the cell nucleus. His primary interests lie in understanding the physical mechanisms that describe how chromatin is compacted inside the nucleus and what this compaction means for its biological functioning. Kyle began working in the Laboratory of Experimental Biophysics at EPFL after finishing his PhD in Optics from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, USA. He primarily uses super-resolution microscopy, a collection of techniques that uses novel fluorescent dyes and advanced microscopy hardware to image structures inside cells that are too small to see with traditional light microscopes. He often draws from his diverse background in experimental optics and computer programming to build a better understanding of cell biology.

EPFL SB IPHYS LEB
BSP 426 (Cubotron UNIL)
Rte de la Sorge
CH-1015 Lausanne

Site web: http://leb.epfl.ch
Unité: LEB

Données administratives

Compétences

Optics

  Light microscopy

  Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy

  Static and dynamic light scattering

  Fourier and statistical optics

Software engineering

  Open source software development

  Image processing and analysis

  Python, MATLAB, C++, Java

Biophysics

  Chromatin architecture

  Telomeres and shelterin