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The IGB Core Facilities has ordered a Minflux Microscope

The IGB Core Facilities, along with Martin Gruebele and Zaida Ann Luthey-Schulten from Chemistry, have ordered a Minflux microscope. This fluorescence microscope can locate fluorescent molecules up to 2nm and track molecules with 100 microsecond time resolution. The microscope will have two excitation lasers (561nm, 642nm) for two color imaging. The Minflux is scheduled to be installed in the fall of 2022.

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The IGB Core Facilities would like to thank the Cancer Center at Illinois, Beckman Institute, Physics, Bioengineering, Granger College of Engineering, Chemistry, The School of Chemical Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois Faculty, and the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for funding this purchase.