Instruments of the Month: Serenity & Morpheus (Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1)

After an extended absence due to MIC-related courses & workshops, the Instrument of the Month series is back with a post on not just one, but two instruments: Serenity and Morpheus. What are “Serenity” and “Morpheus”? Both are Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1 instruments used for selective plane illumination microscopy (SPIM). More on SPIM below. Why the names… Read More Instruments of the Month: Serenity & Morpheus (Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1)

Instrument of the Month: Baymax (Zeiss AxioScan Slide Scanner)

Welcome to our second installment of Instrument of the Month. For September, we’re highlighting Baymax! What is “Baymax”? Baymax is a Zeiss AxioScan.Z1 with automated slide scanning capabilities. Why the name Baymax? All MIC instruments have traditionally been nicknamed with sci-fi/robot references in mind. Due to its round, simple appearance, we thought Baymax (from Big Hero 6) was an… Read More Instrument of the Month: Baymax (Zeiss AxioScan Slide Scanner)

Instrument of the Month: Trinity (Zeiss LSM 880-NLO with Airyscan)

Welcome to the first installment of our new series, “Instrument of the Month”, where we’ll highlight one of the many instruments at the Molecular Imaging Center (MIC). The purpose of the series is to bring awareness to the community regarding our imaging resources. Since we currently manage 20 instruments in our facility, very few users know… Read More Instrument of the Month: Trinity (Zeiss LSM 880-NLO with Airyscan)