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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.

Cross section of Litz copper coil embedded in UV Fluorescent Epoxy Compound.  Study ensured complete encapsulation of the wire.  Study ensured complete encapsulation of copper conductors.

Image contributed by Babu Jayaraman, Ph. D., Thoratec Corporation

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

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BIF has acquired NIH funds to purchase the Zeiss Elyra PS.1 Super-Resolution microscope. We hope to have it installed by August 2014.

We have also acquired funds to upgrade our Live-Cell AxioObserver system. The scope will have laser-based autofocus and an environmental chamber.

Fri, Aug 1, 2014