Cell Function and Imaging Core | Equipment

Name Make/Model Functionality Location
LSM 880 Zeiss
Laser Scanning Confocal microscope with 6 laser lines (405/458/488/514/561/633nm), Fast Airyscan for near super-resolution confocal imaging, LED epifluorescence and halogen brightfield light sources, temperature controlled enclosure, motorized XY stage, piezo-controlled Z-stage, enabled for confocal, brightfield, and DIC, fixed and live cell imaging.
Enders 613
Axiovert Spinning Disk Confocal Zeiss  Spinning Disk Confocal microscope with 3 laser lines (488, 568, 640), LED epifluorescence and halogen brightfield light sources, temperature controlled enclosure, motorized XY stage, piezo-controlled Z-stage, enabled for confocal, epifluorescence and brightfield fixed and live cell imaging. Enders 613
BX41 upright Histology Microscope Olympus Upright microscope with a Pixelink PL-D682CU color CMOS camera for brightfield and epifluorescence imaging. Enders 603
Cytation 5 Biotek Automated imaging system with filter cubes for DAPI, Alexa 488, Alexa 568 and Alexa 647 as well as transmitted light. It can accept slides, multiwell plates and 35mm dishes, has incubation capabilities including CO2 and software for automated capture, image processing and analysis. 
Enders 620
BZ-X700 Keyence Epifluorescent, brightfield, and phase imaging, image stitching for capturing images larger than one field, automated multiwell plate image sample, structured illumination, live cell imaging with video rate capture and environmental controls and built-in image analysis functions. 
Enders 1347
FV300R Olympus Resonant scanning confocal microscope equipped with 4 laser lines (405, 488, 514, and 633 nm), hybrid galvo and fast resonant scanning capabilities, ultra-sensitive GaAsP detectors with full spectral imaging, motorized XYZ stage, air and silicone oil objectives, up to 100X, and advanced image analysis with the Olympus CellSens software  Enders 1347
Kinetic Imaging Cytometer (KIC) Vala High content live cell imager capable of electrical or optical stimulation and high-speed acquisition with an analysis package designed for quantifying parameters from individual cells within a well
Enders 1250 
BD LSRFortess BD Bioscience Ultimate in choice for flow cytometry, providing power, performance and consistency.  This analyzer has 4 lasers — blue, red, violet, and yellow/green and can detect up to 16 colors simultaneously
Enders 613
FACSCanto II BD Bioscience Analysis of cell surface or intracellular proteins or other “markers,” intracellular cytokine production and receptor-mediated endocytosis, sorting, and recycling.  Enders 613
FACSMelody  Cell Sorter BD Bioscience This cell-sorting technology allows researchers to simultaneously isolate two cell populations into separate tubes or deposit single or multiple target cells into 96- or 384-well plates. Enders 613 
Seahorse Xfe 96 Analyzer Agilent Analyzer measures oxygen consumption rate (OCR) and extracellular acidification rate (ECAR) of live cells in a 96-well plate format. These rates are key indicators of mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis. They provide a systems-level view of cellular metabolic function in cultured cells and ex-vivo samples. Enders 622
Tape Station 4200  Agilent
The Agilent 4200 TapeStation system is an established automated electrophoresis tool for DNA and RNA sample quality control. This tape station does fully automated sample processing which enables the unattended analysis of size, concentration and integrity.
Enders 1317
DiSPIM Lightsheet microscope
 ASI Inverted dual objective Lightsheet microscope system allows rapid 3-dimensional live and fixed imaging of cells, tissues and organoids. The system is equipped with piezo-controlled dual objectives (20x air, or 40x water), four solid state lasers with AOTF control, X-Y-Z piezo driven motorized stage, specialized chambers, computer and high-resolution monitor.  This system is additionally configured for live inverted ratio epifluorescence imaging with a DG4 high-speed switching xenon light source and digital CMOS camera.  Enders 613
Quant Nanoparticle Analyzer
Zetaview  The Zetaview small particle analyzer employs Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) which relates the rate of Brownian motion of the particles in liquid suspension to particle size.  Enders 1052
Agilent tapestation
 4200 Analysis of DNA and RNA fragments Enders 1317
Tokai Hit Stage Top Environmental Chamber  STR  CO2 and Temp control for live cell monitoring on Keyence epifluorescent scope
Enders 1313