News

FLIM is here!

July 15, 2016

The HCBI now has the ability to make Fluorescence Lifetime Measurements.  The LSM 880 #2 is now equipped with pulsed 405 and 440nm lasers and a two channel FLIM detector.  We have both CFP/YFP and GFP/RFP filter sets for the detector.  Contact Doug or Sebastian if you would like to use it! See Doug's recent Lunch and Learn Seminar on the topic here.

2016 Simmons Awards proposals now being accepted!

July 13, 2016

The Harvard Center for Biological Imaging is excited to announce a renewal of the Simmons Awards Program for all Harvard Graduate students (G2-G5) for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Thanks to a generous donation from Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Simmons, the HCBI will be offering grants to offset the costs of imaging in the facility.  To apply, please fill out this PDF and return it to the HCBI by Friday August 19th.

$50,000 to use at the HCBI!

March 8, 2016

Harvard Catalyst has announced a new round of pilot funding for research projects that make use of the HCBI and CNS.  For more info, click here!

New Funding oppertunity: 2015 Simmons' Awards

August 19, 2015

The Harvard Center for Biological Imaging is excited to announce a new funding opportunity for all Harvard Graduate students (G2-G5) for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Thanks to a generous donation from Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Simmons, the HCBI will be offering grants to offset the costs of imaging in the facility.  To apply, please fill out this PDF and return it to Sarah Elwell by Friday September 4th.

Tissue clearing review published

July 16, 2015

HCBI Faculty Director Professor Jeff Lichtman and HCBI Director of Imaging Doug Richardson have published an in depth review on tissue clearing in today's issue of Cell.  It is currently offered as a free download at cell.com! Also, check out this article about tissue clearing at the HCBI!