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Abbott server decommissioned

As part of the move out of Abbott 129, the two Core data servers have been combined into one and the Abbott (IP ending in .24) server is no longer in use. If you had data on that server as of Monday, December 12, 2022, it is now on the KCBD (IP ending in .31) server....

Leica Summer Imaging Seminar Series 2022

Leica is hosting a VIRTUAL summer seminar series on topics in light microscopy imaging.  Topics include introduction to confocal (week 1, Friday June 24th at noon CDT), fluorescence lifetime imaging (week 2, Friday July 1 at noon CDT), Super-resolution (week 3, Friday...

Change in billing policy – effective April 4, 2022

A change is necessary because the current policy has proven to be ineffective in curbing reservation of more time than is used. Less than half of scheduled time on high-end systems is being used. This limits the microscope plans by other users, limits maintenance,...

Change to Reservation Cancellation Policy 1/3/2022

Important change to reservation cancellation policy!!! Beginning January 3, 2022 users will be required to cancel a reservation 24 hours in advance to avoid a fee of the full charge for the time booked.  This is an increase from our previous 12 hours in advance to...

Updated Scheduler Software

Over the weekend of November 20-21, 2021 and again December 3rd we upgraded our scheduler software to Booked v2.8.5. New Features: 1) New "wait list" feature - if you try to schedule a time that someone else has already booked, the scheduler will now ask if you would...

Abberior STEDYCON Easy 2D STED Webinar and Demo

The Microscopy Core will host the Abberior Instruments STEDYCON, a user-friendly instrument for multi-color, 2D STimulated Emission Depletion (STED) super-resolution microscopy.  There will be an introductory webinar Monday Nov. 15 at 1pm (register here) followed by...

New Equipment: Olympus VS200 whole slide scanner

New Equipment: Olympus VS200 whole slide scanner

We are pleased to announce the purchase and installation of a new Olympus VS200 Slideview Research Slide Scanner. This scanner will be used as part of our drop-off service. It is a whole slide, widefield scanning system, capable of imaging full color histology and...

New Equipment: Leica Stellaris8 Confocal Installed

We're happy to announce the installation of a new laser scanning confocal system, the Leica Stellaris8. This system is the newest in the SP2 / 5 / 8 series and represents the top of the line in Leica's laser scanning confocal lineup. Installation was completed on...

Webinar: World Premier New Leica Confocal 4/7/2020

If you've finished Netflix and are looking for a change of pace for your next video, Leica is hosting the WORLD PREMIER of their new laser scanning confocal system online Tuesday April 7th at 8am CDT (that's Central Daylight Time) Register to get a link to the meeting...