Room 121, Sidney Frank Hall
Providence, RI 02912United States of Americahttps://www.brown.edu/research/facilities/bioimaging/
Geoff Williams, Manager
Last Updated: 04/03/2017
The Leduc Bioimaging Facility, open to all investigators, provides equipment and training dedicated to high-resolution imaging in the life sciences. The facility includes a Transmission Electron Microscope, a Scanning Electron Microscope, two Fluorescence Microscopes, a Fluorescence Stereomicroscope, three Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopes, a Multiphoton Microscope, and software for image analysis. The facility also maintains equipment for sample preparation, including a critical point dryer, sputter coater, and microtomes for ultrathin sectioning.
Microtomes, Critical Point Dryer, and Sputter Coater
Sidney Frank Hall, Rooms 105, 106, 109
The facility maintains equipment for sample preparation, including a Reichert Ultracut E microtome and a Sorvall MT 5000 microtome for ultrathin sectioning, a Ladd Research Industries critical point dryer, an Emitech K100X glow discharge unit, and an Emitech K550 sputter coater. The microtomes are used for cutting 1-5 um sections for light microscopy and 60-90 nm sections for transmission electron microscopy. The critical point dryer and sputter coater are used to prepare samples for scanning electron microscopy.
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