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Microscopy Facilities
at the University of California, Berkeley

There are three core laboratories on campus that offer expertise, instruction, and instrumentation in optical microscopy for research.

Image of Drosophila polytene chromosomes acquired on the LSM710 confocal microscope in the BIF. DAPI-staining (blue) shows the chromosome banding pattern. The green channel is the GFP-ORC1 fusion, an ATP binding protein.

Image submitted by Maren Bell of the Botchan Lab at UC Berkeley.

The Biological Imaging Facility is a core microscope imaging lab at the University of California, Berkeley.
The BIF specializes in Widefield, Confocal, Deconvolution and Super-Resolution fluorescence microscopy (SIM, PALM, TIRF).

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