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Events & Updates

New Microscopy Core Resource Coming Soon!

Zeiss Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM

  • Resolve structures down to 60 nm.
  • Observe live cell dynamics at up to 255 fps.
  • Accelerate image acquisition in all three dimensions.
  • Get the sharpest sectioning in wide-field microscopy.
  • Utilize a wealth of imaging techniques on one platform.

Elyra 7 SIM resolution

New Slide Scanner Available

We are excited to announce new to the Microscopy Core, the Olympus VS200 Slide Scanner. The new sliding scanning system is superior in fluorescences capabilities. 

Leica Center of Excellence

The UC San Diego School of Medicine Microscopy Core is now a Leica Center of Excellence! We have three Leica systems that are supported by Leica:

Leica Representative Onsite

A Leica representative will be onsite once a month to answer any specific questions.

  • Onsite Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Leica Representative: Carlos Alonso
  • Upcoming: No Scheduled Dates

Core staff are available during business hours to answer any questions.

Webinars, Seminars and Demonstrations


Meet Mica The world’s first Microhub Simultaneous 4-color widefield, confocal resolution, AI supported analysis.

All in one place to supercharge your microscopy workflows. Bring your samples and experience the difference with Mica. Extended imaging sessions available.

HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: 11/01/22-11/4/22 Microscopy Core - CMME Basement By Appointment - Please RSVP!

Holly Cespedes, Regional Sales Manager - Southwest (760) 576-9475


Microscopy Seminar Series

UC San Diego School of Medicine Microscopy Seminar Series will be cancelled until further notice. We will reschedule seminars once concerns are lessened.

All publications generated utilizing our resources must cite our grant:

NINDS P30NS047101