The W.M. Keck Biological Imaging
Facility is located in room 447 of the Whitehead
Institute at Nine Cambridge Center, Cambridge Massachusetts.
The facility is managed by microscopist Nicki Watson and directed by Whitehead member Iain Cheeseman. The facility provides
scientists with the equipment and training necessary to generate
and interpret microscopic images. In addition to serving Whitehead and MIT, the facility is open to the local
Lab Manager: Nicki Watson
Light Microscopy Specialist: Wendy Salmon
Phone: (617) 258-5202
Directions to the Whitehead Institute
Embryonic testis section showing organizer ‘nurse’ cells (Sertoli cells, blue) around the germ cells (stained with Mvh, red), which are mitotically quiescent (not stained with the proliferative marker, Ki67, green), indicating normal embryonic development. Image captured on Zeiss LSM 700 confocal by Peter Nichols (Page lab).
** Announcements **
Seminar announcements are up on the Seminar page
The Keck Facility will be unaccessable from Thursday 10/15 at 6pm until Friday 10/16 at 9am.
The Keck Facility is hosting a one day workshop on Lightsheet Microscopy.