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The UCSD School of Medicine Microscopy Core is now a Leica Center of Excellence! We have two new Leica systems in addition to our Leica SP5 confocal with Multiphoton.

Leica SP8 Super Resolution Confocal with White Light Laser, FLIM and STED

Leica SP8 Super Resolution Confocal

These three systems are supported by Leica and we will be hosting several workshops this year. A Leica representative will be onsite once a month to answer any specific questions. Core staff are available during business hours to answer any questions.

New to the Microscopy Core!

Olympus VS200 Slide Scanner

The new slide scanning system is superior in fluorescence capabilities. Schedule a demo!

Leica Representative Onsite Hours: 9AM - 5PM

July 19th 9AM - 5PM

Please contact Carlos directly to schedule a session on this date

Upcoming Webinars and Demonstrations:


UCSD School of Medicine Microscopy Seminar Series

UCSD - CNCB Large Conference Room

Refreshments will be served

Seminar Series will be cancelled until further notice due to virus concerns. 

If you are interested in giving a seminar on your research, please email