Our team looks forward to helping you in electron microscopy, light microscopy, and image analysis, using the equipment in our core.

Electron microscopy

Scanning electron microscopy of a neuron
Scanning electron microscopy of a neuron (Nick Boyer – Gupton lab)
  • We will consult with you about your project
  • We can prepare your samples
  • We can take images for you
  • We can train you to take images
Services include SEM prep, embedding, ultrathin sections, negative staining and immunoEM.
Transmission and scanning electron microscopy available.

Light microscopy

Light-sheet microscopy of nerves in mouse embryo
Light-sheet microscopy of nerves in mouse embryo (MSL staff)
  • We will consult with you about your project
  • We can advise on experimental design and sample preparation
  • We will train you to take images
Confocal, light-sheet, widefield fluorescence, darkfield, polarization microscopy available. Tiling, multi-day live-cell experiments, FRAP, FRET, spectral imaging and more.

Image analysis

Deconvolution and 3D analysis of puncta in nuclei
Deconvolution and 3D analysis of puncta in nuclei (Anastasia Zlatanou – Vaziri lab)
  • We can advise and train you to do image processing and data analysis
Imaris (3D analysis), Autoquant (deconvolution) and FIJI (mostly 2D analysis, macros) software available.