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Microscopy Facility

Microscopy Facility
Daniel L Boyle, Ph.D.
Director, KSU Microscopy Facility
Division of Biology

Ackert Hall
1717 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan,KS 66506

(785) 532-0134 office
(785) 532-6647 lab


Mouse lens equatorial region.This system is associated with a Zeiss Axioplan 2 upright microscope equipped with a Zeiss Axiocam HR digital camera, a fully motorized stage with mark and find software, Plan Neofluor objectives (1.25x/0.035, 10x/0.3, 20x/0.5, 40x/0.75, 40x/1.3 oil), Plan apochromat objectives (63x/1.4 oil, 100x/1.4 oil), differential contrast interference (DIC), phase contrast (ph), HBO burner, dark field, bright field, specific filter sets for proper excitation and observation of blue, green, yellow and red fluorescence. This system is capable of exciting fluorescent markers with laser lines of 458/488/514/543/633 nm, time series, FRAP, FRET, z-series, tomography, and more.