Description of Resources for Grant Applications
The Leduc Bioimaging Facility, open to all investigators, provides equipment and training dedicated to high-resolution imaging in the life sciences. The facility is staffed by a facility manager and director. The facility operates on a fee-for-service basis and offers its services in the Laboratories for Molecular Medicine and Sidney Frank Hall for Life Sciences. The facility in the Laboratories for Molecular Medicine includes a Zeiss LSM710 confocal laser scanning microscope, a Zeiss Axiovert 200M fluorescence microscope, and MetaMorph 7.0 image analysis software. The facility in Sidney Frank Hall includes a Philips 410 transmission electron microscope, a Hitachi 2700 scanning electron microscope, a Zeiss Axiovert 200M fluorescence microscope, a Zeiss Lumar fluorescence stereomicroscope, a Leica TCS SP2 AOBS confocal laser scanning microscope, a Zeiss LSM510 Meta confocal laser scanning microscope, and MetaMorph 7.0 image analysis software. The facility in Sidney Frank Hall also maintains equipment for sample preparation, including a critical point dryer, sputter coater, and microtomes for ultrathin sectioning.
For more detailed information on the microscopes, see:
If you are writing a grant application and would like to include a letter of support, please contact Robbert Creton (phone 401-863-9646, email: Robbert_Creton@brown.edu)..