Microscopes within the BALM facility

A video of the Nikon A1R Inverted Confocal/TIRF in use by one of our PhD students.

 
The following is a selection of the microscope facilities available:

Leica SP2 Upright Confocal

Leica SP2 Upright Confocal on 1st floor of Biosciences with spectral detector, plus colour digital camera system with image overlaying and archiving

 

Leica SP2 Inverted Confocal

Leica SP2 Inverted Confocal on 6th floor of Biosciences with spectral detector and environmental chamber

 

Nikon A1R Inverted Confocal/TIRF

Nikon A1R Inverted Confocal/TIRF on 8th floor of Biosciences with resonant scanner, environmental chamber, spectral detector, EMCCD, 'Perfect Focus System' and motorised XYZ (including piezo-Z)

 

Olympus Widefield/TIRF

Olympus IX81 inverted widefield/epifluorescent/TIRF located on the 8th of the Bioscience building equipped with 491, 560, 640 lasers, environmentally control chamber, motorised stage and two Hamamatsu CCD cameras (Orca R2 and high-speed ImageEm).

Zeiss LSM 710 Confocor 3

Zeiss-LSM710 Located on the 8th floor of Biosciences. Laser scanning confocal microscope with integrated fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS)

In addition to training and technical assistance we also provide data analysis capabilities through our dedicated workstation