photo of student with Transmission Electron Microscope

photo of Scanning Electron Microscope


Transmission Electron Microscope:

  • JEOL 1230 with real-time digital imaging (2Kx2K), ultra high resolution digital imaging (4Kx4K) and film imaging

Scanning Electron Microscope:

  • Zeiss Sigma VP HD field SEM

High Content Imaging System

Confocal Microscopes:

  • Zeiss LSM 700 with 405, 488, 543, 633 nm lasers, ZEN software
  • Zeiss LSM 710 Multiphoton. 4 channel detection, 405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633 nm lasers. Coherent Chameleon Vision-S laser for 2-photon imaging.
  • Zeiss LSM 880. Can read 10 dyes simultaneously. In MR4.

Additional Microscopes:

Sample Preparation:

  • High Resolution Vacuum Evaporator for rotary shadowing
  • Leica Ultracut Ultramicrotomes (3)
  • Critical Point Dryer
  • Sputter Coater

Advanced Imaging Center at Howard Hughes Medical Institute

AIC has a program for researchers to submit proposals to use their advanced imaging systems that are not commercially available; see more information.