Biomedical Imaging Research Unit

Leica TCS 4D fluorescence microscope

This microscope is currently on long-term loan to a research group for project development.


No camera (used for screening slides prior to confocal imaging or counting)


  • Brightfield
  • Fluorescence
  • Differential Interference Contrast
  • Polarised light


  • Objectives: Dry (5x, 10x), Water (50x), Oil (25x, 40x, 63x, 100x), Multi (16x)
  • Marzhauser motorised XY stage
  • Filter blocks: DAPI (A), FITC (I3), TRITC (N2.1)

Funded by

  • The University of Auckland
  • The Health Research Council of New Zealand
  • The Lottery Grants Board
  • The Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • The Heart Foundation of New Zealand
  • The New Zealand Neurological Foundation

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