- multicolor confocal colocalization
- live cell confocal microscopy
The system is based on an inverted microscope and equipped with Acousto-Optical Beam Splitter, which delivers bright, noise-free images with minimal photodamage. The system includes a 405 nm laser and a Ludin chamber for live cell observation and a dedicated computer with IMARIS program for deconvolution and 3D reconstruction.
The system includes an upright microscope and is upgraded with an addition of a unique 442 nm laser, which optimizes FRET experiments using CFP.
The establishment of SMRCMF was made possible with a grant from the Maine Science and Technology Foundation which was matched by Maine Medical Center. Other grant participants included the University of Southern Maine and IDEXX Laboratories. This grant was used to purchase a Leica SP1 confocal microscope.
|Service||In-House||Outside||Corporate & Other|
|Non-assisted time||$20.00/hour USD||$50.00/hour USD||$50.00/hour USD|
|Assisted time||$60.00/hour USD||$100.00/hour USD||$100.00/hour USD|
|Training time||$200.00/hour USD||$200.00/hour USD||$200.00/hour USD|
Director: Igor Prudovsky, PhD
Manager: Doreen Kacer
How to Schedule Time
Sign up sheets are available and must be filled out with detailed information including signature and account number of PI lab requesting service.
Users outside of MHIR should contact Doreen Kacer at email@example.com for scheduling and inquiries.