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Acquisition of a LaVision Ultra II Lightsheet Microscope

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Award date: 
Mar 22, 2016
Award amount: 
$200,000
Organization name: 
UNC - Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: 
Conlon, Frank L
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Institutional Development Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

We seek to obtain a new type of microscope that enables 3 dimensional images of whole mouse tissues or patient biopsies within minutes. This system is required to map defective neuronal connections in brains of mouse models with autism or various dementias and hearts from mice with congenital heart diseases.

Fiscal year: 
2016