Optical Biology Core

The Optical Biology Center is a Shared Resource Facility to provide researchers access to resources, including state of the art instrumentation and technical support, to conduct biomedical research.

Available Systems

  • Confocals: Zeiss LSM780, LSM700, Leica Sp8
  • Super resolution: Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM and SMLM
  • Light-sheet: Zeiss Z1 (Cover image of whole mouse brain expressing Thy1-EGFP, ChAT-tdTomato and imaged on the Z1 lightsheet, is courtesy Ricardo Azevedo, MSTP and Professor Sunil Gandhi, PhD)
  • Software: Imaris 3D/4D, Imaris Stitcher, Arivis Vision 4D, Volocity, Huygens SVI