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 DMIRB/E Inverted Microscope

Main Use: Cell microinjection

The LEICA DM IRB/E – an inverted research microscope for biology and medicine – is part of the line of microscopes with infinity optics from Leica Wetzlar.


  • Fluorescence and DIC capabilities controlled by Ludl and Leica filterwheels.
  • Hamammatsu ORCA CCD camera.
  • Heated chambered stage.
  • Piezo-focusing device for 3-D sectioning.
  • PC computer with Slidebook software for 3-D fluorescence imaging of live cells.
  • Eppendorf microinjector/ micromanipulator and second small CCD camera and for cell microinjection.