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The Weekend to End Breast Cancer Cell Imaging Facility

Services

The Weekend to End Breast Cancer Cell Imaging Facility is a  fee-for- service facility located on the 4th floor of the E Pavilion of the Jewish General Hospital.  The Facility provides  expertise  in confocal, live cell,  FRAP and   fluorescent  microscopy  to the researchers of the Lady Davis Institute as well as external researchers from academia and industry.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Instrumentation
 

Wave FX Spinning Disc Confocal
Laser-based  system using an optimized  Nipkow Spinning disc
technology capable of acquiring confocal images at video rates.
 
 
 
 

Mosaic FRAP Unit
Precise illumination and  ablation  of multiple regions of interest
for measurement of molecular movements in cells.
 
 
 
 
 


Volocity Imaging Software
High performance imaging software for 3D-4D acquisition,
quantitation, visualization and restoration.





Applications
  • Live cell imaging
  • Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP)
  • 3D reconstruction of z-stacks
  • Colocalization studies
  • Protein-protein interactions
  • Fluorescence lifetime imaging
  • FISH

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