Integrated Biomedical Imaging Suite (IBIS)

The optical microscopy cores at the Boston University Medical campus offer comprehensive, cutting-edge technology and support for a wide range of digital imaging microscopy applications. Located across several facilities, these resources are listed below according to the strengths of each instrument and their supporting facility teams, to better assist you in finding and evaluating the proper equipment and support for your research. These instruments fall into the following categories, best suited for different applications.

ZEISS Introduces LSM 880 with Airyscan
ZEISS LSM 880 with Airyscan

Zeiss LSM 880 Microscope

Zeiss LSM 880 with Airyscan enables fast and high-resolution.


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Zeiss LSM 710 NLO

Zeiss LSM 710 NLO Microscope

Optical sectioning of fluorescent tissue using confocal or multiphoton imaging. Time-lapse imaging of living tissue or cell culture. Tile scanning and stitching of composite images. 3D reconstruction of biological tissue/cells. In vivo time-lapse imaging. FRAP, FRET, Bleaching.


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Zeiss LSM 700 Laser Scanning Confocal

Zeiss LSM 700 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope

Optical sectioning of fixed and stained cells and tissue. Tile scanning. Time-lapse imaging using wide-field or confocal scanning. FRAP.