The Department of
Pharmacology & Therapeutics at McGill University
maintains several key resources for use by faculty
and students for their research.
Electron Microscopy facility features a fully
equipped electron microscope (Philips 410 LS) with a video camera
system. The facility also includes two Reichert Ultratome ultramicrotomes and
an Edwards High Vacuum carbon coater.
Contact info for EM Facility:
The Department also hosts the confocal
microscopy/image analysis facility. This facility includes a multi-photon
Zeiss 510 laser scanning microscope which is available to the scientific
community on a fee basis. For more information click here.
Contact info for Confocal Facility:
The facility also has two automated image analysis
systems (M4 MCID system and MCID Elite system), both coupled to Olympus
microscopes. The MCID Elite system is coupled to an Olympus BX51 microscope with
a motorized stage and focus and possesses 3-D reconstruction, stereology and
tiled field mapping modules.
In addition, the department maintains a
phosphorimaging system (Molecular Dynamics) and
other standard equipment for common use.