Affiliated with Université Laval & CERVO Research Centre


Analysis programs

SPIDA - Spatial Intensity Distribution Analysis Software

This webpage contains the MatLab routines and graphical user interfaces that allow running Spatial Intensity histogram analysis (SpIDA) on fluorescence images and user guide that explains step-by-step how to use it. Do not hesitate to contact the administrator at for further questions or comments.

Learn more about SPIDA in the news section: New method to measure protein interactions in vivo

Educational videos

Beyond the Diffraction Barrier

A video made by Biomedical Communications Student Andrew Q Tran, in collaboration with Yves and Paul De Koninck and members of their laboratories.

Recording the Illuminated Neuron

A video made by Biomedical Communications Student Stuart Jantzen, in collaboration with Yves De Koninck and members of his laboratory.



A micro-optrode simulator has also been developed during this collaboration. Click on the image below to access.

Micro-optrode simulator

Visit this website to learn more about this project and others by Stuart Jantzen.

Funding for this project was provided by CIHR (Health Research Communications Award), CIHR, NeuroPhysics: Setting New Frontiers in Neuroscience with Material Sciences, Photonics and Computational Sciences, and NSERC CREATE (Training Program in Biophotonics).

Gentle Pain - Excitatory inhibition and tactile allodynia

© Michael Corrin , M.Sc.BMC 2006 Co-Supervisors: Linda Wilson-Pauwels, University of Toronto and Yves De Koninck, Université Laval