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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
(SIM, PALM, TIRF).

Past IOMs
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This image is of brown adipose tissue (BAT) in a wild type mouse. BAT was sectioned with the Leica CM3050 Cryostat at the BIF and lipid droplets were stained with Oil-Red-O at the Napoli Lab. Imaging was performed in the BIF using the  Zeiss AxioObserver Z1.  

Image submitted by Candice S. Gibson, UC Berkeley NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Fellow in the Napoli Lab.

Thu, Jul 27, 2017