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Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility

The Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility supports a range of applications including:

  • in vivo imaging of live animals
  • time-lapse live cell imaging with high-resolution optical sectioning
  • deep imaging of fixed CLARITY tissues
  • calcium imaging
  • photo switching and photo uncaging
  • Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP)
  • Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
  • laser ablation
  • measuring mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis in live cells in real time
  • Agilent Seahorse XFe24

    Agilent Seahorse XFe24 Analyzer ›

    The cutting-edge Agilent Seahorse XFe24 Analyzer is capable of measuring the oxygen consumption rate (OCR) and extracellular acidification rate (ECAR) of live cells in a multi-well plate to interrogate key cellular functions such as mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis.
  • bitplane imaris

    Bitplane Imaris ›

    Bitplane Imaris is a world’s leading interactive 3/4D image visualization and analysis software. The Full Spectrum package includes two full collections of Imaris image analysis and visualization modules as well as deconvolution software AutoQuant and 3D alignment and reconstruction tool Voloom.
  • Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan Fast Live Cell

    Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan Fast Live Cell ›

    The Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan Fast Live Cell is a unique confocal that provides high resolution, sensitivity and speed that enables gentle live cell imaging with super resolution.
  • Zeiss LSM 880 NLO Two Photon

    Zeiss LSM 880 NLO Two Photon ›

    The state of the art Zeiss LSM 880 NLO upright two photon confocal microscope is equipped with tunable Spectra Physics Mai Tai HP DeepSee laser (690-1040 nm) in addition to 6 visible spectrum laser lines (405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633nm).

Resource Links

Facilities, Equipment List and Budget Estimation for your grant applications using Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Core.

Carl Zeiss Microscopy Online Campus  for everything related to Zeiss microscopes.

Molecular Probes School of Fluorescence for basic information on fluorescence and imaging plus sample preparation tips and protocols.

iBiology Microscopy Course for online video lectures on microscopy technologies.

Imaris Learning Center for tutorial videos on basic and advanced applications using Imaris.

Basic Procedures to Run a Seahorse XFe24 Assay

Agilent Seahorse Cell Reference Database for publications relevant to your research area and methods relevant to your cell of interest.

Agilent Seahorse Advanced Procedures for applications, protocols and tips to tailor the experiment for your specific research using XF cell analyzer.


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