Beyond the Diffraction Barrier

Beyond the Diffraction Barrier: An overview of super-resolution microscopy strategies: a Master's Research Project by Andrew Q. Tran for the degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Communications.



Marc Dryer, Hons BA, MSc, MScBMC

Yves De Koninck, PhD

Michael Corrin, BFA, BA, Hons BSc, MScBMC, CMI


Funding for this project was provided by

CIHR, NeuroPhysics: Setting new frontiers in neuroscience with material sciences and photonics

The Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in Health Sciences: Vesalian Scholarship


Many thanks to Paul De Koninck, PhD; members of Yves De Koninck's and Paul De Koninck's research labs; Linda Wilson-Pauwels, AOCA, BScAAM, MEd, EdD; Jodie Jenkinson, BA, MScBMC, PhD; Nicholas Woolridge, BFA, BScBMC, MSc, CMI; Charles J. Lumsden, PhD; and all BMC faculty and students. Special thanks to Joshua Lai for narration; Karyn Ho, PhD, Erin Kenzie, Jean Lin, and Man-San Ma for consultation and support.


Our research endeavors are made possible by the following agencies:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT)Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec   Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Conseil de recherche en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG)innovation.caHuman Frontier Science ProgramCanada First Research Excellence FundSentinelle Nord