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Advanced Microscopy Core

Overview of Services

Tissue morphology and knowledge of the localization of specific proteins within a cell are integral to understanding cellular metabolism, the causes and consequences of diabetes, and new advances for the treatment of diabetes.

The tools of morphological analysis are varied, but most involve particular skills or equipment that are too costly to be supported in individual laboratories. The Advanced Microscopy Core provides a wide range of services covering the broad categories: performing specific morphological procedures, providing training and access to equipment, maintaining the specialized microscopes, and giving advice and interpretation.

While the plastic embedding and electron microscope work, including immunolocalization of specific molecules at the ultrastructural level, are done by the Core Manager, other equipment is available for individual use after the completion of training with the Core Manager.

 

 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday
Staff available 7AM - 5:30PM

Joslin Diabetes Center, Inc.
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215

Links and Resources

  1. Billing Information
  2. Joslin Advanced Microscopy Core

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Christopher Cahill

 

 
christopher.cahill@joslin.harvard.edu
 

 
Susan Bonner-Weir

 

 
Susan.Bonner-Weir@joslin.harvard.edu