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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.

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

Past IOMs
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This 3D image stack of budding yeast was collected and processed with the Zeiss ELYRA PS.1 in the BIF. The samples were stained with 1g/ml calcofluor, dried, and mounted in oil. The bud scars on the yeast (approximately 1m in diameter) stain prominently. Scale bar is 3m.

Image contributed by Denise Schichnes of the BIF.

Thu, Mar 1, 2018