Confocal Microscopy Training


Inverted Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan, Confocal Training

These will generally be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 1pm.

Q: What is this about?
A: Opportunity to participate in a training session on the Inverted Zeiss LSM 880 AiryScan, Confocal Microscope (Super resolution image capture capability).

Q: When will the next sessions be held?
A: Generally held on Second and Fourth Wednesday every month  @ 1:00 pm. Please contact   to schedule the training.

Q: How do I book my training?
A: Request Training through iLab.
    ♦   Login with your EUID and Password
    ♦   Go to Request Services tab
    ♦   Go to Request Training section and Initiate Request
    ♦   Fill out the form, complete the payment information and submit

Q: How much will it cost?
A: $110 which will cover participation in ~2.5 hours of Demonstration Training and 3 hours of MCF staff monitored Hands-on use imaging your own samples (schedule with MCF staff within 2 months of initial Demonstration training).

Q: What will the training format be?
A: Training is divided into two parts, Demonstration and hands-on use.
    ♦   Demonstration: In person: one session of ~2.5 hours.
    ♦   Hands-on use: In-person: one session lasting 3 hours or two sessions of 1.5 hours each.

Training Format

Training will take place in at least two sessions, the initial Demonstration session followed by Hands-on Use.
    ♦   Demonstration– Core staff will operate the microscope and trainees will observe and interact with staff.
    ♦   Hands-on Use: After completing Demonstration, Trainees will schedule with MCF staff to operate the
microscope with core staff guidance using their own samples.


Kishor Kunwar, MCF Research Associate, at
Sharad Shrestha, Core Labs, Director at