Cell Biology Imaging Facility

The Department of Cell Biology Imaging Facility is located in room 5-05E Medical Sciences Building.

Facilities

Zeiss 510 NLO laser scanning confocal microscope

  • 2 photon laser
  • Argon laser
  • HeNe laser 
  • Zeiss ZEN acquisition software (http://www.zeiss.com/micro)
  • AxioImager Inverted Microscope stand (10x, 20x, 40x, 63x, 100x objectives)
  • FRAP enabled
  • Rates and microscope usage policy

This instrument is administered through the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Cell Imaging Facility.  For information, please contact Dr. Stephen Ogg at the following site: (http://www.microscopy.med.ualberta.ca)


Perkin Elmer Ultraview Vox spinning disc confocal microscope for live cell imaging
(http://www.cellularimaging.com/products/UltraVIEW/)

  • 405, 488, 546 diode laser excitation
  • Leica DMBRE inverted microscope
  • Stage mounted chamber (temperature and CO2 regulated)

(For more information on the Ultraview Vox system, contact Dr. Thomas Simmen at 492-1546)


Perkin Elmer Ultraview ERS spinning disc confocal microscope for live cell viewing
(Located in the Simmonds Lab, 5-19 Medical Sciences Building)

  • 488,546,647 ArKr laser module
  • Zeiss Axiovert 200M inverted microscope (5x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 63x, 100x)
  • Stage mounted heating module

(For more information on the Ultraview ERS system, contact Dr. Andrew Simmonds at 492-1840) 


Image Processing PC Workstation


Training


Booking

  • Use of the spinning disc systems must be arranged directly with Dr. Simmonds or Dr. Simmen.