Royou Lab

Our microscopes

Zeiss LSM 510 microscope A Zeiss LSM 510 inverted microscope equipped with a 100× Plan-apochromat objective and an emCCD Evolve camera. Illumination is provided by 405-, 491, and 561-nm lasers through a Yokogawa CSU-X1 spinning disk system. A 355-nm laser coupled with an iLas Pulse illumination control system from Roper Scientific is used to perform photo-ablation experiments.
Nikon Eclipse-Ti microscope A Nikon Eclipse-Ti inverted microscope with a sCMOS pco.edge camera and a CSU-W1 spinning disk system. Used for live analysis of fly neuroblasts.
Leica TCS SP8 microscope A Leica TCS SP8 confocal microscope, with 405-, 488-, 561-, and 633-nm lasers. Mostly used for analysis of fixed samples, such as immunostainings of squashed fly larval brains and cultured human cells.