Biology Microscopy Core

Overview of Services

We provide the Department of Biology and the broader UNC community with access, training, and assistance with a wide array of high-end imaging systems, for epifluorescence, TIRF, confocal, spinning disk, and super-resolution, as well as image analysis. The Biology Microscopy Core is also open to outside users.

Equipment available at the Core:
• Zeiss LSM 880 confocal with fast Airyscan
• Zeiss LSM 880 confocal with Airyscan
• Zeiss LSM 710 confocal
• Nikon Ti2 with spinning disk
• Nikon N-STORM super-resolution system with TIRF
• Leica SP8 confocal
• Imaris image analysis workstation



Nat Prunet, PhD Director

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday 

8 AM - 6 PM

250 Bell Tower Drive

Genome Sciences Building, Room 1152

Chapel Hill, NC, 27599

Links and Resources



Name Role Phone Email Location
Nat Prunet, PhD
(919) 962-4398
Genome Sciences Building, Room 1152