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.


  • New confocal:  The Olympus FV3000 confocal microscope has been installed and is available for use.  Additional information
  • New SEM:   The Apreo SEM for serial block-face imaging has been installed and is available for use.  Additional information 
  • Demo:  The Andor Dragonfly super-resolution /spinning disc imaging system. March 5-8th, 2018
  • New position:  Research Assistant in Molecular Pathology Core.  Additional Info

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The Leduc Bioimaging Facility is a Service Center in the Division of Biology and Medicine and is listed within CoresRI.org, a searchable directory of core facilities in Rhode Island.