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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.   A facility manager and director staff the facility.  The facility 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 LSM880 confocal laser scanning microscope, a Zeiss Axiovert 200M fluorescence microscope, and a Nikon Ti2-E fluorescence microscope for high-content imaging.  The facility in Sidney Frank Hall includes a Philips 410 transmission electron microscope, a Thermo Apreo VS scanning electron microscope for serial block-face imaging, a Zeiss Axiovert 200M fluorescence microscope, a Zeiss Lumar fluorescence stereomicroscope, a Zeiss LSM710 confocal laser scanning microscope, a Zeiss LSM800 confocal laser scanning microscope, an Olympus FV3000 confocal laser scanning microscope, an Olympus FV1000-MPE multiphoton laser scanning microscope, and work stations with image analysis software. The facility in Sidney Frank Hall also maintains equipment for sample preparation, including a critical point dryer, sputter coater, glow discharge unit, and microtomes for ultrathin sectioning.

If you are writing a grant application and would like to include a letter of support, please contact Robbert Creton.