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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.

Bacillus subtilis spores suspended in a matrix of manitol crystals. This sample was stained using a protocol developed in the Biological Imaging Facility and imaged using the BIF Zeiss LSM710 Confocal microscope.

Image contributed by Denise Schichnes of the BIF

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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