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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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Cross section of Chamaenerion (fireweed) leaf stained with metachromatic Toluidine Blue O. This section was fixed, embedded, and stained during the biannual Microtechnique Workshop offered by the Biological Imaging Facility. Please contact Denise Schichnes if you are interested in taking the next workshop (June 2019). The image was acquire on the AxioImager M1 in the BIF.

Image contributed by Denise Schichnes of the Biological Imaging Facility

Fri, Dec 28, 2018