High Resolution Microscopy Laboratory

Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia
What the facility does

Spinning disk confocal microscopy and imaging

Area(s) of Expertise

The High Resolution Microscopy Laboratory contains an Olympus spinning disk confocal microscope equipped with a weather station, and MetaMorph image acquisition and analysis software.  The laboratory also contains a Leica fluorescence stereomicroscope for high throughput screens or applications requiring lower resolution.  This facility is used by researchers who study tissue cell cultured cells, Caenorhabditis elegans, and Drosophila.

Research Services

Miicroscopy, confocal, live cell imaging, image analysis, 3D image modeling, time course experiments

Sectors of Application
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

High Resolution Microscopy and Imaging Laboratory

Olympus spinning disk confocal microscope and weather station, computer stations with MetaMorph software for image acquisition and deconvolution

Image acquisition and analysis, controlled temperature experimentation of living cells