Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (CILS) at Northeastern includes the latest advanced imaging instruments on the market. CILS has three core facilities: Microscopy Core (confocal/multi-photon/lightsheet microscopes), Flow Cytometry Core (cell analyzer/sorter) and Preclinical Imaging Core (3T small animal MRI and ultrasound).
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Light sheet fluorescence microscope for the imaging of large cleared specimens. Lightsheet Z.1 with Clr Plan-Apochromat 20x/1.0 Corr nd=1.38 is used to perform experiments with tissue cleared by Scale medium (Hama et al, Nat Neurosci. 2011), which has a refractive index of n=1.38. [Product Link]
Zeiss LSM 880 with Airyscan Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
Fully enclosed laser scanning confocal imaging microscopefor heating and environmental control with media perfusion capabilities and CO2 control. It can be used for Live Cell Imaging, FRET and Anisotropy, FRAP and FLIP, FCS, Photoactivation/ -conversion. [Product Link]