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, Two-photon confocal microscope
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Mission Bay

Gladstone Histology and Light Microscopy Core

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

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

Nikon Imaging Center

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

  • Spectral Confocal Microscope: Nikon FN1 Microscope, Nikon C1si Spectral Laser Scanning Confocal (laser lines: 405, 488, 561 nm)
  • 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, Mt. Zion

Laboratory for Cell Analysis (Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center Cytometry Core), Mission Bay, Mt. Zion
Contact: General Inquiries 415-514-4176

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

Biological Imaging Development Center

Departments of Pathology and Medicine, Parnassus
Contact: Jordan Briscoe 415-476-4550

  • Nikon C2 Macroconfocal