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Louise Bertrand

Louise Bertrand

Product Performance Manager, Widefield, North America Technology and Application Support Group – Life Science Division

Louise  joined Leica Microsystems in 2008 as Product Specialist Confocal. A year later Louise added the widefield systems; microscopes, cameras, software. She kept interfacing with customers, sales, applications specialists and field service engineers to deeply understand and provide extensive applications and products support. In 2012, Louise switched and took over the Digital Pathology. In 2014 she started to take over the stereomicroscope lines following by laser microdissection and today, all the widefield products portfolio including CryoCLEM.

Before joining Leica, Louise was Instructor at the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA where she taught Medical Neuroscience, managed a core facility and did research on Brain mapping, 3D reconstruction and Image Processing. Louise studied Biochemistry and worked in Developmental Neuroscience, Spinal Cord injury and Neural mechanisms involving functional linking of motor Cortex at Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

Crystal Clear Cryo Light-microscopy Images

This article describes how computational clearing of cryo light microscopy images improves the identification of cellular targets for cryo electron-microscopy.

Real Time Images of 3D Specimens with Sharp Contrast Free of Haze

THUNDER Imagers deliver in real time images of 3D specimens with sharp contrast, free of the haze or out-of-focus blur typical of widefield systems. They can even image clearly places deep inside a…
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