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Fast Confocal Imaging

Nikon CSU-W1 and Zeiss LSM880 with AiryScan

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2-photon Imaging

Maximum intensity projection with orthogonal view of live adult C. elegans.

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Super-resolution Imaging

GE OMX SR, Nikon CSU-W1 SoRa, and Zeiss LSM880 AiryScan

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Spectral Unmixing

Confetti in early post-natal mouse heart

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Powerful Analysis Software

Imaris (latest version), AutoQuant, Matlab, Fiji, ...

The QLMC gives access to state-of-the-art microscopes, provides customized microscopy training and advises on sample preparation, image quantification, automation of image analysis and more.

Using the QLMC

The QLMC uses PPMS core facility management software for all booking, training and billing purposes.

  1. Set Up your QLMC account on PPMS
    Pleaese refer to our PPMS Quick Start Guide (PDF) for "How to"
    Register New PPMS Account
  2. Complete your required training
    Training on each system is required for booking and autonomous use. If you are unsure what imaging modality is best for you, please marcel.mettlen@utsouthwestern.edu us.
    Submit Training Request
  3. Book a microscope or service
    Sign up for the required time - pay attention to our no-sbow and cancellation policies.
    Sign-up
  4. Keep Us Informed & acknowledge QLMC in publications
    To secure funding, please inform us of, and acknowledge the QLMC in, any publications containing data (images and/or quantification) acquired on our microscopes or with our help.
    Acknowledgements

Imaging Modalities, Services and Fees

  • Among others, the QLMC offers widefield, confocal, total internal reflection, various super resolution, fluorescent lifetime and light sheet microscopy. For full list of equipment, please visit: Equipment/Location
  • For a complete list of fees and additional services, please visit: Fees and other services

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