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Facilities and Equipment

(more complete list coming soon...)

Keck Lab Floor Plan


- MicroManager v1.37 - Free, open-source, fully loaded microscope software from NIH and the Vale Lab (UCSF). Based NIH's ImageJ.

- Olympus IX-71 (x1) - Automated filter wheel (TRITC, FITC and DAPI), linearly encoded Roper translation stage and automated shutters.

- Zeiss Axioimager (x1) - TRITC, FITC, DAPI, Phase contrast, automated shutters, 10X, 20X, 100X oil.

- Nikon TE2000 (x1) - TRITC, FITC, INDIO, YFP, DIC, 10X, 40X, 100X oil. Courtesy of the Dickinson Lab.

- Nikon TE2000S (x1) - TRITC, FITC, DAPI, NAO, 10X, 20X/80X, 100X oil, pressure clamp and control for micropipette aspiration. Courtesy of the Dickinson Lab.

- Olympus GX41 (x4) - 8-bit RGB imaging, Phase contrast, Dark Field, 10X, 20X, 40X, 100X oil.

- Olympus CKX71 (x2) - 8-bit RGB imaging, TRITC and FITC, inverted.

- Olympus Basic Stereoscope (x3) - up to 40X.

- Olympus Fluorescence Stereoscope (x1) - TRITC and FITC, up to 90X. Courtesy of the Phillips Lab.



- Hamamatsu Orca ER.

- QImaging QICAM.

- Zeiss AxioCam.

- Motic cameras (5x).


Spectroscopy and Fluorimetry:

- Tecan Safire2 UV-VIS-IR and fluorescence plate reader. Courtesy of the Phillips Lab.

- Single cuvette UV-VIS-IR spectrophotometer.

- Nano-drop UV-VIS-IR Spectrophotometer. Courtesy of the Phillips Lab.


Advanced Optics:

- Dual trap optical tweezers @ 30mW 632nm, 100X oil mag.

- TIRF @ 30mW 632nm, 100X oil mag.


Molecular Biology:

- Stratagene Mx3000P QPCR System. Courtesy of the Phillips Lab.

- Programmable thermocycler.

- High speed centrifuge.

- Gel electrophoresis capabilities.

- AlphaInnotec Imager. Courtesy of the Phillips Lab.



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