Microscopy

Director

Joseph Gleeson, MD
Professor of Neurosciences
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
E-mail: jogleeson@ucsd.edu

Contact

Kersi Pestonjamasp, PhD
Manager of Resource
E-mail: kpestonjamasp@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-8803
Locations: Cellular & Molecular Medicine Building, East, (CMME) basement, Room 005;
Moores Cancer Center, Second Floor, Room 2327

Service profile

  • Conventional light microscopy; confocal, deconvolution, and super-resolution microscopy support
  • Consultation and support for preparation of live cells, tissue section and fluorescence staining protocols
  • Training in microscopy methods, image acquisition, data analysis and presentation

Equipment profile and locations

Moores Cancer Center

  • Nikon A1R Confocal STORM super-resolution system (Room 5365)
  • Xenogen IVIS 200 system for live animal bioluminescence and fluorescence imaging (Vivarium)
  • Nikon E600 upright fluorescence microscope with SPOT Explorer color camera (Room 2304)
  • Nikon E600 teaching microscope with color camera (Room 2304)
  • Nikon TE300 inverted fluorescence microscope with z-stepping motor (Room 5317)

Cellular & Molecular Medicine East, Basement

  • DeltaVision deconvolution system – Room 003A
  • Zeiss LSM510 confocal – Room 003C

Software packages and offline workstations for data analysis and rendering are available at both locations.

Online calendar

http://microscopy.ucsd.edu/schedule

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