Microscope at UCSF

A microscope is an instrument which magnifies the view on objects (too small to be viewed by the naked eye) under increased resolution. A microscope can be an optical instrument but also and electronic instrument. There are various kind of optical microscopes, e.g confocal microscope, epifluoresence microscope)
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Confocal microscope, Laser capture microdissection microscope, Optical microscope, Transmission electron microscope, Upright microscope
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China Basin

Nuclear-Optical Imaging

Pre-Clinical Imaging Core Services, China Basin
Contact: Youngho Seo 415-353-9464 youngho.seo@ucsf.edu

  • Optical Imaging - IVIS50, Caliper Life Sciences
Mission Bay

Gladstone Histology and Light Microscopy Core

Gladstone Institutes, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries 415-734-2566 histology@gladstone.ucsf.edu

  • Dissecting microscope
Mission Bay

Gladstone Stem Cell Core

Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries 415-734-4924 polin.so@gladstone.ucsf.edu

  • Video microscope
  • Zeiss Axiovert 200M
  • Zeiss Observer.Z1
Mission Bay

Neurosurgery Tissue Core

http://eagle-i.ucsf.edu/i/0000015e-077d-b8c9-7df5-b10d80000000, Mission Bay
Contact: General Inquiries 415-502-7796 cowdreyc@neurosurg.ucsf.edu

  • Light microscope
Mission Bay

Nikon Imaging Center

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

  • 6D High Throughput Microscope: Fully motorized Nikon TI-E Microscope, Sutter excitation and emission wheels, Photometrics CoolSNAP HQ2 Camera
  • N-SIM Microscope: A Nikon Structured Illumination Microscope capable of 100 nm resolution imaging in four colors (laser lines: 405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, 640 nm)
  • Nikon High Speed Microscope
  • Nikon Time Lapse Microscope: Fully motorized Nikon Ti-E, Photometrics CoolSNAP HQ2 Camera, Sutter excitation & emission wheels, 37C incubator with CO2 and humidity control

Biological Imaging Development Center

Departments of Pathology and Medicine, Parnassus
Contact: Jordan Briscoe 415-476-4550 bidc@ucsf.edu

  • Custom lattice light sheet microscope
  • Gen4
  • Selective Plane Illumination Microscope "SPIM"
  • Zeiss Axioscope 2 Plus
  • Zeiss widefield