Zeiss LSM 710 Confocal Microscope


System location: HBTM 10th floor 10006B
To schedule a training session or pilot on the system, please contact Lai Ding ( lding@bwh.harvard.edu) or Teri Zgoda (tzgoda@bwh.harvard.edu).

Reservation is through the Partners Core Management System (PCMS). Users need to register through the PCMS website (see below), then request training.



Available Techniques: Confocal, Brightfield, DIC

Objectives: 10x, 20x, 40x (dry), 40x (water), 40x, 63x, 100x (oil)


This LSM710 confocal system is equipped with multiple laser lines ranging from 405nm to 633nm, and with a 32-channel Quasar spectral detector.  The system uses a Zeiss AXIO Observer Z1 inverted microscope stand with transmitted (HAL), UV (HBO) illumination sources. It can collect transmitted light images (bright field and DIC) as well as conventional and confocal fluorescence images.


Download our User Manual by clicking here.



PUBLICATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: If research supported (meaning image acquisition and/or image analysis) by the NeuroTechnology Studio results in publication, please acknowledge our support by including the following statement in your publication(s):

“We thank the NeuroTechnology Studio on providing instrument and consultation on imaging acquisition and image analysis. “