• Advanced Light Microscopy Facility
    Advanced Light Microscopy Facility

Announcements & Events

  • Emery Ng, PhD recently joined the Advanced Light Microscopy Facility as a Facility Scientist.  Emery just defended their thesis in the MCB Department at UConn and will be supporting microscopy users.
  • COVID-19 Updated 6/15/22: The facility follows current policies in accordance with the university's most recent updates.  This currently states that masks are recommended in all settings.
  • A Leica Thunder Imager will be added to the facility soon.  Check back for updates.
  • The facility will be putting on a STED workshop this July.  There will be a presentation on STED on 7/19, followed by two days of time on the instrument on 7/27 and 7/28.
  • All Microscopes are now using CIDER for reservations and billing.  Updated reservation policies are posted.

Microscope Reservation Policies

  • Microscope reservations can be made no more than 14 days in advance.
  • Reservations can be made in 15 min increments starting on the quarter hour.
  • There is no maximum reservation time limit.
  • Changes or cancellations to reservations can be made up to 6 hours in advance. After that, the full cost of the reservation will be charged.
  • The actual reservation time plus any additional time used will be billed automatically.
  • Reservations will be automatically cancelled if not started within 30 min.
  • Once per user, per calendar month, a billing adjustment can be made for a cancelled/changed reservation. Requests must be made to Chris O’Connell by email