Confocal Microscope Core
Director: Shuichi Mizuno
Location: 221 Longwood, LM-508, Boston

 
 
Core Summary:

The laser confocal microscope system is composed of an inverted microscope, a confocal optical module, laser units, and a control computer. The core is dedicated to ensuring a timely access to the system, so the Core will accept requests on a first-come first-served basis. Investigators will be able to sign-up for time using an e-mail-based scheduling system. Investigators will be charged on a fee-for-service basis.

Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Shuichi Mizuno, Ph.D.
Phone: (617) 732-6335
Fax: (617) 732-6705
Email: smizuno@rics.bwh.harvard.edu

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core:

The Confocal Core is located at LM-508, 221 Longwood .

Major Equipment:

A laser confocal microscopy attached to an INVERTED MICROSCOPE . Bio-Rad MRC 1024. Excitation laser wavelength: Ar-Kr laser 488, 568 nm
Emission filters’ wavelength: 522/DF35, 540/30, 580/32, 585LP, 598/40 nm
Objective lens: 10x, 25x (water), 40x (water), 63x (water), 100x (oil)

Services:

Use of the confocal microscope
Training in the use of the confocal microscope
Limited consultation on tissue preparation, image analysis and other aspects of microscopy Limited time promotional rate - Free 1 st hour of use in facility for “new users”

Fee Schedule/Rates:

Service
BWH
Non-BWH
Industry
Confocal Use
$38/hour
$60/hour
$100/hour

Getting Started:

To access the core, please contact Dr. Shuichi Mizuno at (617) 732-6335 or by e-mail at smizuno@rics.bwh.harvard.edu. Please make an appointment at least one week prior to use and/or training.

 

 
 
     
 

 

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