Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility

The Hooker Microscopy Facility is located in the UNC School of Medicine

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Notices
  • The Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility shut down on July 31 under instructions from iBGS and the Office of Research
  • Use your existing  MHmicroscopy credentials for logging onto remaining  workstations and booking and access the file server \\Minsky
  • SOM Access cards already authorized for MHMF rooms will continue to provide entry into the facility. 
  • Olympus FV1000 confocal will be available until ~mid November.  You must contact Robert Currin to obtain the objectives you require.
  •  Leica SP2 confocal is available.  Existing users please just book as usual.

The Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility is a research microscopy facility located in the Thurston Bowles building at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The facility provides standard and advanced digital light microscopy and image processing resources to users from the UNC Chapel Hill campus on a fee for use basis. Instrumentation, software and instruction are provided to enable users to acquire, process and analyze images from samples they have prepared, or we can acquire data with you.

  

Information for new and current users - New users are not being accepted

What's New / Changed
What's Down / Scheduled Maintenance - details
Pictures
Selective Plane Imaging Microscopy
Drosophila Embryo - Maximum projection of 215 sections
acquired in using selective plane imaging microscopy (SPIM).  Sample provided by R. Duronio Laboratory.
Mouse head CT scan - maximum projection render made with Volocity (Click image for 50 um/voxel view). Note the occlusion artifacts due to max. projection.
Up coming courses/seminars concerning microscopy and imaging

 

 
Location
  • Thurston Bowles building room 6129, 6033a, 6033 & 6123
Contacting MHMF
  • Michael 919-912-9380  voice/text 
Booking Time on a Resource   [frames]
 
Resources

List

Widefield Microscopes
Confocal Microscopes
Other
Computing & Image Processing
Sample preparation, cover slips, test samples, chambers, calibration, slides, clearing agents, etc. 
Fluorophore references (3rd party information)  Spectra
Books and articles on microscopy and imaging
Publications

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