ANDOR Microscopy - Demonstration of DragonFly Laser Confocal Microscope

Event Date
Event Location
UCT - Medical School, Dept Of Anatomy, Anzio Rd
IDM - Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine
Event Description

Travelling Installation of the Laser Confocal Super resolution Microscope Platform to show capabilities of state-of-the-art tool to scientists and researchers at this centre of excellence in Cape Town.

Seminar was held by Dr Bruno Combettes from Andor and more than 30 local and visiting researchers attended.

The system configuration:

  • Inverted Leica DMI8X microscopy
  • 4 Lasers (405, 488, 561, 642 nm)
  • 2 Cameras (EMCCD, sCMOS) – enabling 2 colour simultaneous imaging
  • Acquisition Speed – 400 frames / second, imaging software PALM/STORM, 3D rendering in real time