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Welcome to the Nikon Imaging Center at UC San Diego

The Nikon Imaging Center is a light microscopy core facility which serves UC San Diego and beyond. We host eleven state-of-the-art multi-functional imaging systems. Together, they offer the following imaging modalities: brightfield, color, differential interference contrast (DIC), widefield fluorescence imaging, point scanning confocal imaging, micropatterning, photo activation and stimulation, spinning disk confocal imaging, total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) imaging, spectral imaging, Super Resolution microscopy including stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM), structured illumination microscopy (SIM), NSPARC, and Image Scanning Microscopy (ISM). 

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More cells in one image

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Need super resolution or single molecule?

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Histology experiments?

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