COVID-19 Restriction Update

March 3, 2021

The HCBI and OIC are currently opperating at reduced capacity. A maximum of 6 users (Cambridge) or 3 users (Allston) are permitted simultaneous access to the facilities. Our online reservation system, SPINAL, will block reservations exceeding these limits.

External users are now welcome to use the facility. However, if you are from a non-Harvard affilated academic or commercial organization, you will need to participate in Harvard's COVID-19 testing program. See our Registration/Training tab for more details.

COVID-19 Restrictions

August 26, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the HCBI is currently opperating at a limited capacity. Previously trained users are welcome to reserve an imaging "shift" Monday and Tuesday evening (7 PM), or Wednesday-Sunday as follows:

Shift 1: 7 AM - noon
Shift 2: 1 PM- 6 PM
Shift 3: 7 PM - 6 AM (next day)

Shift requests can be made on the sample submission page.

New users are welcome to register and...

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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.

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