Confocal microscope at UCSF

A microscope that is used to increase micrograph contrast and/or reconstruct three-dimensional images by using a spatial pinhole to eliminate out-of-focus light in specimens that are thicker than the focal plane.
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Laser scanning confocal microscope, Spinning-disk confocal microscope
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Mission Bay

Center for Advanced Light Microscopy (CALM)

Biochemistry and Biophysics, Mission Bay
Contact: Delaine Larsen 415-851-9940

  • Video Rate Spinning Disk Confocal: Nikon TI-E microscope, Yokogawa CSU22 from Solamere Technology Group (laser lines: 405, 491, 594, 640 nm), Photometrics Evolve EMCCD, Sutter emission wheels & shutters
Mission Bay

Gladstone Histology and Light Microscopy Core

Gladstone Institutes, Mission Bay
Contact: General Contact 415-734-2566

  • Confocal microscope
  • Leica SP5 confocal system with incubation
  • Super-resolution confocal microscope
  • Zeiss LSM880 confocal with Airyscan super resolution
Mission Bay, Mt. Zion

Laboratory for Cell Analysis (Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center Cytometry Core)

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion
Contact: Rosa Navarro (415) 516-7437

  • MB CVRI 559 Zeiss 780 Spectral Confocal microscope
  • MB HD-337 Zeiss Spinning Disc&TIRF (inverted) Live Cell