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Instruments

Instruments and Associated Fees

All fees are hourly unless otherwise noted.

A BLS2 Biosafety Cabinet is available for users of the Blatt BioImaging Center $10/hour.

Zeiss LSM 980 with Airyscan 2 confocal microscope (inverted, fully motorized)

Zeiss LSM 980 with Airyscan2 confocal microscope in the Blatt Bioimaging Center.

Features include:

  • DIC, brightfield and fluorescence
  • Halogen lamp 12V 100W for transmitted light and Colibri 5 Type RGB UV for epifluorescence
  • Lasers: 405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm and 639 nm
  • Detectors: 1 T-PMT, 1 GaAsP detector, 2 MA-PMT’s, Airyscan 2 Multiplex with 4Y and 8Y
  • Objective lenses: Plan-Neofluar 10X/0.3 NA, Plan-Neofluar 40X/1.2 NA Imm Corr DIC, and a Plan-Apochromat 63X/1.4 NA oil DIC
  • Zeiss Zen 3.2

Training takes 1-3 hours, depending on prior experience.

Zeiss LSM 980 Airyscan 2 rates and fees

Description Rate
Internal Base Rate $40/hour
Initial Training Fee $40/hour
Assisted Usage $50/hour
Off-Primetime (weekdays 6-9 a.m., weekends and holidays) $20/hour
Whole day $220/day
Primetime non SU Users, including SUNY-UMU users $45/hour
Off Primetime/weekends/holidays non SU users, including SUNY-UMU users $25/hour
Commerical Users $60/hour
Emergency Sample drop off and analysis $60/hour

Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscope (inverted, fully motorized)

Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscope in the Blatt Bioimaging Center.

Features include:

  • DIC, brightfield and fluorescence
  • Halogen lamp 12V 100W for transmitted light and X-Cite 120 XL for epifluorescence
  • Lasers: 405 nm diode laser, a multiline Argon (458/488/514 nm), and a HeNe (543 nm)
  • Detectors: 1 T-PMT, 1 GaAsP detector, 2 highly sensitive low dark-noise PMT’s
  • Objective lenses: Plan-Neofluar 10X/0.3 NA, Plan-Apochromat 20X/0.8 NA, Plan-Neofluar 40X/1.3 NA oil DIC, and a Plan-Apochromat 63X/1.4 NA oil DIC
  • Zeiss Zen 3.1

Training takes 1-3 hours, depending on prior experience.

Zeiss LSM 710 rates

Description Rate
Internal Base Rate $40/hour
Off Primetime (weekdays 6-9 a.m., weekends, holidays) $40/hour

Zeiss AxioObserver Z1 widefield microscope (inverted, fully motorized)

Zeiss AxioObserver Z1 widefield microscope in the Blatt Bioimaging Center.

Features include:

  • DIC, brightfield and fluorescence
  • Halogen lamp 12V 100W for transmitted light and PhotoFluor LM-75 for reflected light
  • Objective lenses: Plan-Neofluar 40X/1.3 NA oil DIC; Plan-Apochromat 100X/1.4 NA oil DIC
  • Fluorescence filter sets: DAPI, FITC, Cy3, CFP and YFP
  • Hamamatsu CMOS Orca Flash 4.0 LT camera
  • MetaMorph acquisition and image analysis software

Training takes 1-2 hours, depending on prior experience.

Zeiss Axio Observer Z1 Widefield rates and fees

Description Rate
Internal Base Rate $15/hour
Training Fee $20/hour
Assisted Usage $20/hour
Off Primetime (weekdays 6-9 a.m., weekends, holidays) $15/hour

Zeiss Axioplan2 widefield microscope (upright, motorized Z drive)

Zeiss Axioplan2 widefield microscope in the Blatt Bioimaging Center.

Features include:

  • DIC, brightfield and fluorescence
  • Halogen lamp 12V 100W for transmitted light and X-Cite 120 for epifluorescence
  • Objective lenses: Plan-Neofluar 20X/0.5 NA; Plan-Apochromat 63X/1.4 NA oil DIC
  • Fluorescence filter sets: DAPI, FITC, TRITC/Rhodamine, Texas Red, YFP, Cy5
  • Detectors: Hamamatsu C2400-07 Newvicon and Hamamatsu Orca-2 C4742-98 camera
  • MetaMorph acquisition and image analysis software

Training takes 1-2 hours, depending on prior experience.

Zeiss Axio Plan Upright rates and fees

Description Rate
Internal Base Rate $15/hour
Training Fee $20/hour
Assisted Usage $20/hour
Off Primetime (weekdays 6-9 a.m., weekends, holidays) $15/hour