Imaging and Visualization Center

The Imaging and Visualization facility houses the following equipment:

 

  • Olympus FluoView 3000 confocal microscope with computer-controlled XYZ stage and five diode lasers
  • Olympus FluoView 1000 confocal microscope with computer-controlled XYZ stage and six laser lines
  • Olympus FluoView 300 confocal microscope with three lasers
  • Olympus two-laser TIRF system
  • Olympus IX81 inverted microscope with a cooled grayscale CCD camera, EMCCD camera, and an XYZ stage
  • Olympus BX53 upright microscope with a color camera
  • Two-laser (488 and 633 nm) flow cytometer and sorter (FACSaria, Becton Dickinson)
  • Chamber for live cell observation with temperature, humidity, and CO2 control
  • Optics for DIC, phase contrast and Hoffman modulation imaging
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The facility is open to faculty and students. To request user time at the facility, contact Dr. Michael Model at 330-672-2874 or by email at mmodel@kent.edu. Trained users can sign up for FluoView 3000 on https://scheduling.science.kent.edu. See file Rules for Microscope Use.