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UMBC Keith R. Porter Core Imaging Facility

The Keith R. Porter Core Imaging Facility offers specialized microscope equipment as a research tool for laboratories here at UMBC and the surrounding area. This mission encompasses the procurement, maintenance, teaching of the equipment and protocol development. Instrumentation within this facility includes:

Confocal Microscope Leica TCS 4D Scanning Confocal Light Microscope
Leica SP5 Scanning Confocal Light Microscope
Scanning Electron Microscope JEOL
Transmission Electron Microscope Zeiss-1OCA
Ultramicrotomes Sorvall MT2-B  and LKB Ultratome V

Ancillary Equipment:

Contact for more information and rates: Dr. Tagide DeCarvalho, Department of Biological Sciences, 410-455-2296 or tagided@umbc.edu