Bioresources - Imaging Core
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Brucker Icon 1T
Permanent magnet bench-top system for preclinical MR imaging. Physiological monitoring for live animals available (1mm resolution).
Applications: Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology, Molecular and Anatomical imaging, Body composition, Molecular and anatomical imaging, body composition
Computed Tomography (micro-CT)
CT Brucker SkyScan 1176
High Performance in vivo micro-CT scanner for preclinical research. Imaging of a wide range of samples (9, 18 or 36µm resolution).
Physiological monitoring system uses breathing/chest movement to trigger scans.
PET/ SPECT Bruker Albira
Pet enables quantification of radiotracer distribution in live animals and tissue.
Albira’s detector system uses a patented combination of single crystal detectors and advanced electronics to deliver extremely high resolution, quantitative, and accurate PET and SPECT images.
Offers optical imaging technology to facilitate non-invasive longitudinal monitoring of disease progression, cell trafficking and gene expression patterns in living animals.
Features: Bioluminescence, fluorescence (including spectral unmixing), Cherenkov imaging
Contact Marianne Keller NIF Facility Fellow