General Microscopy:

MOLECULAR EXPRESSIONS Exploring the world of optics and microscopy: http://microscopy.fsu.edu/primer/index.html

Olympus Microscopy Resource Center: http://www.olympusmicro.com

Lecture series by Dr.J.Paul Robinson (and others) on several topics relevant to confocal microscopy: http://www.cyto.purdue.edu/flowcyt/educate/pptslide.htm

Fluorescence:

Molecular Probes: http://www.probes.com

Chroma Handbook of Optical Filters for Fluorescence Microscopy by Jay Reichman: http://www.chroma.com/handbook.html

The Bio-Rad Fluorescence Database: http://fluorescence.bio-rad.com

A "work in progress" database for fluorochromes for 1p and 2p from the University of Georgia http://www.uga.edu/caur/dyechart.pdf


Confocal and Multiphoton:

Information on multiphoton and confocal microscopy is available on the Leica website at http://www.confocal-microscopy.com

Multiple Photon Excitation (MPE): http://www.aep.cornell.edu/drbio/drbio.html

The Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation has a good website for "photon based techniques for live imaging": http://www.loci.wisc.edu

The confocal users group has searchable achives - you can also get information on subscribing to the list: http://listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu/archives/confocal.html


VideoImaging:

Roper Scientific (Princeton Instruments and Photometrics) has technical and application notes, glossary, and an encyclopedia available on their website at http://www.roperscientific.com/ccd/library.shtml


Image Processing:

Universal Imaging has information about MetaMorph and MetaFluor at: http://www.universal-imaging.com

NIH-Image: http://rsb.info.nih.gov/nih-image

3D Reconstruction (deconvolution): http://biocomp.stanford.edu/3dreconstruction/index.html


Digital Imaging Theory:

The Electronic Photo Imaging (EPI) Centre has a number of topics including:

Pixels

Bit Depth

Color


Miscellaneous:

University of Delaware site with good light and electron microscopic images: http://www.udel.edu/Biology/Wags/histopage/histopage.htm

Microscopy and Imaging Resources on the WWW: http://swehsc.pharmacy.arizona.edu/exppath/micro/index.html

A histological atlas from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine: http://www.med.uiuc.edu/histo/medium/atlas/index.htm





Confocal References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

Handbook of Biological Confocal Microscopy
James B. Pawley, ed. 1995

0-306-44826-2

X

X

Cell Biological Applications of Confocal Microscopy
Methods in Cell Biology Vol.38
Brian Matsumoto, ed. 1993

0-12-480439-6

X

X

Confocal Microscopy Methods and Protocols
Stephen W. Paddock, ed. 1999

0-89-603526-3

-

-

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy
CJR Sheppard, DM Shotton 1997

0387915141

-

X

Three Dimensional Confocal Microscopy:
Volume Investigations of Biological Systems
Stevens,JK Mills,LR Trogadis 1994

0-12-668330-1

-
-

Confocal Microscopy in Methods in Enzymology Vol.307
PM Conn 1999

X

Fluorescence/Probes References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

Fluorescent and Luminescent Probes for Biological Activity
WT Mason, ed 1999

0-12-447836-0

X

-

Fluorescence Microscopy
HJ Tanke, Brian Herman 1998

0387915516

-

-

Multidimensional Microscopy References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

Focus on Multidimensional Microscopy
PC Cheng, Hwang, JL Wu, G Wang 1999

9810239912

-

-

Optical Microscopy
Brian Herman 1997

Imaging neurons: a laboratory manual
Rafael Yuste, Frederick Lanni, A Konnerth  2000

0879695420

-

X

Video Microscopy References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

Video Microscopy in Methods in Cell Biology
Greenfield Sluder David Wolf, eds 1998

0-12-564158-3

X

X

Video Microscopy: The Fundamentals
Shinya Inouė Kenneth Spring 1997

0-306-45531-5

X

X

Calcium Imaging References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

A Practical Guide to the Study of Calcium in Living Cells
Methods in Cell Biology
Richard Nuccitelli, ed. 1994

0-12-522810-4
0-12-564141-9

X

X

Cell Calcium Vol.11 Number 2/3 1990

X

X

Image Processing References

ISBN

Keck Center

UW Library

The Image Processing Handbook
John C. Russ 1995

0-8493-2532-3

X
1995

X


Other Imaging Facilities

Optical Microscopy at the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida



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