Central Microscopy Research Facility

Rooms 1-3 and 75-93 of Eckstein Medical Research Building house the main laboratory of the Central Microscopy Research Facilities. The main facility is available for investigator usage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The main laboratory houses the most comprehensive equipment holdings as well as staff offices. Equipment located in the main facility:

  • Bio-Rad 1024 Confocal Microscope
  • Bio-Rad Radiance Multi-Photon Microscope
  • Hitachi S-4800 Scanning Electron Microscope
  • JEOL 1230 Transmission Electron Microscope
  • JEOL 2100F Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Olympus BX-51 Light Microscope with Digital Camera
  • Olympus BX-61 Light Microscope with Digital Camera (Fully Motorized)
  • Olympus Stereoscope with fluorescence attachment
  • Asylum Scanning Probe Microscope
  • Kratos Axis Ultra (XPS) X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy System
  • Nikon TE300 Inverted Light Microscope
  • (3) Ultramicrotomy Stations
  • Cryoultramicrotomy Station
  • (4) Paraffin Microtomy Stations
  • Automated Tissue Processor
  • Microwave Processor
  • Sakura Automated Slide Staining System
  • Leica Cryosubstitution apparatus
  • Balzers Freeze Fracture System
  • Balzers High Pressure Freezing System
  • (2) Cryostats, (1) with Cryo-Jane System
  • Laser Capture Microscope
  • Olympus IX-81 Inverted Light Microscope
  • Leica TIRF System
  • Thermo Nicolet Almega Raman
  • Xenogen IVIS Snimal Imaging System
  • Zenogen IVIS Bioluminescent Imager

Equipment located in our main laboratory is available for reservation through the CMRF online signup system. Please note that this is not a complete list of preparation equipment; if you are interested in beginning a project, please contact us.