The Department owns and operates the Department of Biological Sciences Light Microscopy Facility which houses a Zeiss AxioplanII equipped for phase, fluorescence, and DIC microscopy. This microscope is equipped with a Retiga-SRV camera and Phyllum Live software. Also available is a Nikon SMZ1500 stereomicroscope with epifluorescence equipment. Digital imaging is possible using a cooled, RGB Optronics CCD camera. The Microscopy Facility houses a Quorum Technologies WaveFX Spinning Disk confocal and a Nikon A1RSi Confocal Microscope system equipped with a PicoQuant FLIM, FCS module.
Congratulations to Prof. Patrick Dolph and Yashodhan Chinchore on their recent cover of PLOS Genetics! This cover image was taken with the Leica TCS SP confocal.