Medical Laboratories

Confocal Digital Imaging Unit

Confocal Fluorescence Imaging

Image Analysis


Experimental Design

The confocal digital imaging unit is located in Room H1710 in the Health Sciences Centre. 
The unit operated on a fee-for-service basis, and is available to both internal and external users.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
Reduced hours (9:00am-4:30pm) June 1st through September 1st.

Equipment and Services

Olympus Fluoview FV1000 laser scanning microscope
  • Inverted biological microscope
  • 6 lasers with SIM scanner
  • Broad application support including: multi-colour imaging, co-localization, and live-cell imaging.
  • User training is provided for a fee.
Olympus Fluoview FV300 laser scanning microscope
  • Upright biological microscope
  • 3 lasers
  • Equipped with a SPOT RT CCD Cool Camera to image bright field or fluorescent preparations.

Scheduling and Data Policies

Booking time is through the scheduler located in Room H1710, or call/email to book instrument time.
A requisition is required at time of use.
Users are responsible for removing data files at time of acquisition.

Useful link(s) for Confocal Digital Imaging

Contact Persons:

Stephanie Tucker
 B.Sc., M.Sc., CEMT., LHP.
 Phone: (709) 864-6556
 Fax: (709) 864-4987

Chris Corkum
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Phone: (709) 864-6556
Fax: (709) 864-4987
Mailing Address:
Confocal Imaging Unit
Room H1710
Medical Laboratories
Faculty of Medicine
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6