James Fitzpatrick, PhD

Scientific Director, Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging, Professor of Neuroscience & Cell Biology & Physiology

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Research

Dr. Fitzpatrick’s primary research interests lie in the integration and application of multi-scale optical and charged particle imaging technologies — specifically, biological applications of ion microscopy, development of correlative 3D light and electron microscopy approaches, and new computational tools to visualize and manipulate large-scale multi-dimensional datasets.


Selected publications


Education

1997-2000, B.Sc. in Chemistry, King’s College London, UK

2000-2003, PhD in Optical Physics, Laser Spectroscopy and Dynamics Group, University of Bristol, UK

2003-2004, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2004-2006, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, PA USA


Selected honors

2021 – 2022, Chair, WUSM Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (ECFC)

2021 – present, Chair, Corporate Partners Working Group, Bio-Imaging North America (BINA)

2021 – present, Biological Symposium Organizer, Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting

2020 – present, Biological Symposium Organizer, Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting

2020 – present, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Imaging Scientist

2020 – 2021, Vice-Chair, WUSM Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (ECFC)

2020 – present, Associate Editor, FASEB Bioadvances

2020 – present, Biological Sciences Director, Microscopy Society of America

2019 – present, Biological Symposium Organizer, Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting

2019 – 2020, Vice-Chair elect, WUSM Executive Committee of the Faculty Council 

2018 – present, Member, WUSM Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (ECFC)

2017 – present, Biological Symposium Organizer, Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting

2013 Editor, ChemPhysChem Special Issue – Super-resolution Imaging and Nanophotonics

2011 – present, Associate Review Editor, Frontiers in Genomic Assay Technology

2009 Long-term quantum dot research featured in Chemical & Engineering News

2008 Cholera-toxin-B quantum dot research featured in Nature Nanotechnology

2008 FAP imaging technology featured in Nature Biotechnology

2002 Institute of Physics Research Travel Award

2001 and 2002 ICI “Excellence in Graduate Research” prize University of Bristol