Work stations in the MAVL can be configured to your specialized needs.
Hitachi TM-1000 tabletop scanning electron microscope, capable of 25-10,000X magnification. This unit is equipped with a Swift energy dispersive spectroscopic unit for elemental micro-characterization.
An image obtained from the Hitachi TM-1000: Willow charcoal.
Olympus BX-51 transmitted compound microscope, with side viewing attachment for teaching
Nikon Eclipse inverted scope equipped with Arcturus laser microdissection system for cell capture and analysis.
Nikon Eclipse inverted scope equipped with Eppendorf micromanipulators for live cell/tissue sample examination.
The MAVL is located in DRI's Maxey Science Building, Room 148.
To use the MAVL or to learn more about the equipment, please contact Dave Rhode.