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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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Streptomyces expressing mCherry, originally isolated from a wild fava bean nodule, grown inside the tissue of a lab grown root nodule. This image was acquired in the BIF using a Zeiss M1 AxioImager, Hamamatsu 12-bit camera, and iVision software.

Image contributed by Scott Behie and Rita de Cassia Pessotti of the Traxler Lab

Mon, May 1, 2017