Microscopy Links

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Educational Resources

Molecular Expressions' Microscopy Primer
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Online Primer
Olympus Microscopy Resource Center
Nikon MicroscopyU
Optogenetics: controlling cell function with light
Optogenetics: Introduction

Microscopy vendors

Leica Microsystems
Nikon Microscope Systems
Olympus Microscopes and Imaging Systems
Zeiss Laser Scanning Microscopes
Jackson ImmunoResearch Laboratories, Inc.



Invitrogen's Fluorescence Spectra Viewer



New imaging techniques


Serial two-photon tomography for automated ex vivo mouse brain imaging


Scale: a chemical approach for fluorescence imaging and reconstruction of transparent mouse brain
Inverted selective plane illumination microscopy (iSPIM) enables coupled cell identity lineaging and neurodevelopmental imaging
Rapid three-dimensional isotropic imaging of living cells using Bessel beam plane illumination
Deep and fast live embryo imaging with two-photon scanned light-sheet microscopy


Adaptive optics via pupil segmentation for high-resolution imaging in biological tissues (Deep two-photon brain imaging)
Thinned-skull cranial window technique for long-term imaging of the cortex in live mice
Chronic optical access through a polished and reinforced thinned skull


High-speed, miniaturized fluorescence microscopy in freely moving mice

Other imaging facilities at UNC

Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility
UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Microscopy Services Laboratory