University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

CCSG Acknowledgement

Required CCSG Acknowledgement

The NCI requires that publications acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a UPCI CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

"This project used the UPCI [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."

Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support.


Equipment

Oakland

Microscopes:
2 Olympus FV1000 Confocal Microscopes (inverted)
1 Olympus FV1000 Confocal Microscope (upright)
1 Olympus FV500 Confocal Microscope (upright)
1 Zeiss 510 Meta Confocal Microscope (inverted)
1 Perkin Elmer Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope (inverted)
1 Olympus DSU Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope (inverted)
5 Nikon Sweptfield Confocal Microscopes (TI inverted, one in BSL3 facility)
1 Optiscan Confocal Endoscope/Microscope
1 Olympus FluoView MPE Multiphoton Microscope
2 Nikon A1R Confocal Microscopes
1 Nikon N-Storm System
1 Nikon A1R Multiphoton Microscope
3 Multimode Microscopes (automated XY, ratioing, FRET; two with microinjection capabilities)
2 Multimode Widefield/TIRF Microscopes (one with microinjection capabilities)
1 Olympus Multimode (3D, 2D fluorescence, high speed) Dissecting Microscope
1 Olympus SXZ12 Dissecting Microscope
1 Olympus SXZ-ILLD100 Dissecting Microscope
1 Olympus BX51 Light Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC)
3 Olympus Provis Light Microscopes (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC)
1 Nikon Eclipse 800 Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC)
1 Nikon FX Series Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC)
1 Nikon 90i Upright Microscope (automated XYZ, brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC)
1 JEOL 1011CX Transmission Electron Microscope (with high resolution AMT digital camera)
1 JEOL 1210 Transmission Electron Microscope (with high resolution AMT digital camera)
1 JEOL 9335 Field Emission Gun SEM (with backscatter detector)

Microtomes:
3 Microm Cryostats
6 Reichert Ultracut (R,S,E ultramicrotomes, 1 with cryokit)

Image analysis:
2 Scanners (flat bed and slide)
58 Pentium-based PCs, all with MetaMorph and Photoshop (other software packages include Imaris, Amira, Image Pro, and NIS Elements)

Hillman

Microscopes:
1 Leica TCS SP2 Upright Confocal Microscope
1 Nikon Inverted Live Cell Microscope (automated XYZ, brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence
DIC, temperature- and gas-controlled climate chamber)
1 Nikon Eclipse 800 Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC) with CCD camera
1 Nikon FX Series Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence DIC) with CCD camera
1 Zeiss Axiovert 200 Inverted Microscope (brightfield, darkfield, epifluorescence, DIC) with CCD camera and:
PALM MicroBeam (for laser micro-dissection/capture and micro-ablation)
Apotome (for optical sectioning with structured illumination)

Image analysis:
Workstation (MetaMorph, Photoshop, Imagej)