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UVM - Microscopy Imaging Center (Microscopy (Electron, Fluorescence, Optical))

University of Vermont

203 Health Science Research Facility

Burlington, VT 05405

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Doug Taatjes

Last Updated: 03/10/2021

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Facility Details

At the light and electron microscopic levels, it provides state of the art, quality assured, morphologically oriented services. The MIC is operated on a fee for service basis and provides professional consultation and assistance with equipment use, experimental design and interpretation.
The MIC occupies approximately 2000 square feet in the Health Science Research Facility at the University of Vermont and contains the following imaging equipment:

1.JEOL 1400 transmission electron microscope with AMT 11 megapixel digital camera.

2.JEOL JSM 6060 scanning electron microscope with attached Oxford INCA energy dispersive spectroscopy detector for element analysis.

3.Nikon Air HD confocal scanning laser microscope.

4. Nikon C2 confocal scanning laser microscope.

5. Andor Spinning Disk confocal microscope

6. Zeiss LSM 7 Multiphoton confocal microscope

7.Nikon STORM super-resolution light microscope.

8.Olympus BX50 research microscope for transmitted light, phase contrast, and epi-fluorescence microscopy.

8. Asylum Research MFP-3D BIO atomic force microscope.

9. Asylum Research Cypher Environmental atomic force microscope

10. Arcturus XT-Ti Laser Capture Microdissector system.

11.Olympus IX70 inverted microscope with associated Applied BioPhysics Electri Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing (ECIS Ztheta) system.

12. Leica VERSA 8 whole slide imager

11 Dedicated Dell workstations containing Molecular Devices MetaMorph image analysis software for complex quantitative image analysis, Indica Labs HALO software, Improvision Volocity, MBR StereoInvestigator


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