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Coming Events: 


The Advanced Light Microscopy Lab invites you to a special free seminar:


“Quantitative, Real-Time Oxygen


  Measurement in Live-Cell Imaging”


Date: Monday, June 27, 2016
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
 CNSI Executive Conference Room


Lunch will be provided. The seminar is free. Please RSVP to





Past Events:


CNSI Core Lab Open House

Tuesday, October 21st


The CNSI is hosting a Core Lab Open House on Tuesday October 21, 2014. We hope you will join us for an afternoon of compelling science and a fun opportunity to learn about the world-class laboratories that make CNSI such a special place. Attendees must RSVP to


·         Presentations: From 1:00 to 3:00pm Faculty and Technical Directors from each of the core labs will present an overview of their research and the equipment in their labs. 


·         Tours & Networking Reception: From 3:00 to 6:00pm Levels B, A, and 2 of the CNSI building will be open for tours of the core labs. Staff will be on hand to highlight each lab’s specialty. There will also be a networking reception in the CNSI Lobby during this time where participants can meet our researchers and sponsors. 



All labs will be open to view equipment and learn more about each lab’s specialty. Industry Sponsors and Core Lab staff will be available for questions during the Networking Reception in the CNSI Lobby.




Sponsored by:





  July 18, 2013  Demonstration:  Keyence BZ‐9000 All‐in‐One Fluorescence Microscope




May 13, 2013  Special Seminar:  "New Fluorescent and Imaging Technologies"



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 May 31, 2012   CNSI Core Facilities Open House

  CNSI Core Laboratories at UCLA

New tools and methods transform perspectives and capabilities in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine


Core Lab Open House - Thursday, May 31, 2012

The core user facilities at CNSI develop and offer a wide array of cutting-edge instrumentation and technical expertise not readily available elsewhere in the United States.  These shared, open-access facilities enable a broad range of scientific research and are available to academia and industry researchers in medicine, engineering, public health, the life sciences, and the physical sciences. Highly skilled scientists and engineers facilitate multidisciplinary collaborative research leading to new innovations in health, energy, the environment, and information technology.    RSVP by May 24th to

Fluorescence Imaging
                 Advanced Light Microscopy / Spectroscopy Lab
                 Macro-Scale Imaging Lab

Electron Microscopy

                 Electron Imaging Center for Nanomachines       

Scanning Probe Microscopy

                 Nano & Pico Characterization Lab           

High Throughput Screening | Drug Discovery| Functional Genomics

                Molecular Shared Screening Resource 

Molecular Beam Epitaxy

                Integrated NanoMaterials Lab                                  

Cleanroom Fabrication and Foundry

                Integrated Systems Nanofabrication Cleanroom             


   2:00 – 4:00 Core Lab Presentations

   4:00- 6:00pm Core Lab Tours & Networking Mixer


    The California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA
     570 Westwood Plaza, Building 114
     Los Angeles, CA 90095


     RSVP by May 24th to

CNSI Core Laboratories provide access, expertise, and training on state-of-the-art tools and methods to diverse users, including students, postdocs, staff, faculty, and industrial scientists from companies large and small.