Short on time but need to acquire your images right away?
Need an image in a hurry but either can’t get time on one of our confocals during the day or don’t have time to take them? The OBC has two ways to help you get the images you need in hurry.
1. Automate your image collecting: Take advantage of the Zen “positions” feature to set up multiple locations to image Z-stacks or take snap shots on tile. This feature allows you to set as many positions as you need, set the first and last slice for the z-stack and walk away. All the images will be automatically saved, you can come back after all your images are complete or give permission to the next user to log you off so they can begin their imaging. This feature is available on both the LSM780 and LSM700 confocal. Contact Adeela to learn more about the “positions” feature along with other features Zen has to offer.
We will be holding a workshop on how to do more advanced automated imaging using the via Multi-time Macro. This feature, along with other Zen tools will help streamline image acquisition. Look for the workshop to be held around the second week of June.
2. Take advantage of our “Full service image acquisition (trial basis)” service at a recharge rate of $30/hour (including consultation time).
In order to gauge demand, we are establishing, on a trial basis, a full service image acquisition service. There is limited time available for full service image acquisition at $30/hour including consultation time. For this service you need to consult with Adeela as to what you want imaged, provide your samples freshly prepared, and images will be acquired. NOTE service subject to availability of microscope time.