at the University of California, Berkeley
There are three core laboratories on campus that offer expertise, instruction, and instrumentation in optical microscopy for research.
The CNR Biological Imaging Facility (This lab): Confocal, deconvolution, and widefield fluorescence microscopy, live-cell imaging, microtechnique, training in digital image processing and analysis. Located in 381 Koshland Hall
Molecular Imaging Center: Multi-photon laser scanning confocal microscopy, electrophysiology, live-cell imaging. Located in LSA and LKS.
The Golub Microscope Collection: Web site dedicated to Dr. Orville J. Golub's collection of antique microscopes from the 17th–20th Centuries. The collection is located in VLSB
The Biological Imaging Facility is a core microscope imaging lab at the University of California, Berkeley.
The BIF specializes in Widefield, Confocal, Deconvolution, Spinning Disk, and Super-Resolution fluorescence microscopy
(SIM, PALM, TIRF).
The green fibers are anterogradely labeled from DA injections in the laryngeal motor cortex and the red cells are retrogradely labeled from injections into the cricothyroid muscle of Egyptian fruit bats. The blue is a DAPI stain. This image shows that the laryngeal motor cortex may directly synapse onto nucleus ambiguus motor neurons that innervate the cricothyroid muscles. Image was deconvolved using HuygensPro in the BIF.
Image contributed by Barbara Shvareva of the Yartsev Lab, BioE