Advanced Light Microscopy and Spectroscopy Laboratory

Providing a unique collection of leading-edge optical microscopes, small-animal imaging devices, and fluorescent probes

Advanced Light Microscopy and Spectroscopy Laboratory


Leica DMRXA Upright Microscope

Main Use: Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) observation of cells.

The upright Leica DMRXA microscope is equipped with a wide range of objectives, filters for four color imaging with a xenon lamp, motorized X, Y, and Z, and a CCD camera.  This instrument is capable of image deconvolution using Slidebook 6 software.


  • Fluorescence filterwheel (filters: FITC, Cy3 and DAPI, dual red/green, triple color).
  • Sensys CCD camera.
    motorized stage and a piezo-focusing device.
  • Digital Scientific’s Smart Capture VP QUIPS FISH software on a Macintosh computer.