Microscopy & Informatics Specialist
As a Microscopy and Informatics Specialist in the Biophotonics Core Facility at the Salk Institute, Michael Adam’s primary responsibility is the training of new users in cutting-edge microscopy and imaging techniques as well as the development of imaging informatics approaches. Michael is a Physicist by training. During his graduate work he worked as a Medical Physics intern at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he designed, implemented and tested new procedures for Total Body Irradiation (TBI) using a linear accelerator under the supervision of the Chief Physicist. Subsequently he worked as a Research Assistant in the Microscopy Center at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research where he trained scientists on a variety of advanced imaging techniques as well as developing custom-designed image processing algorithms for automated segmentation and analysis.
- B.S. in Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO, USA
- M.S. in Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO, USA