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Walking directions during reboot of the CCI labs

Working on the Leica SPE2: Entry: General entrance AG East 1 st floor, direct right turn to access the Confocal room O.161, knock before entry and apply to the hygiene rules that are supplied. A second person can be present in the room yet distance of 1.5 m should be kept at all times. Exit:…

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April 4: ImageJ Advanced workshop

The Bio-Imaging Utrecht community organizes an ImageJ/FIJI workshop for experienced users on Tuesday the 4th of April. Previous sessions were very well appreciated and they allow you to interact with experts in IJ coding. You can learn image analyses automation and the experts can help you find, tweak and apply the proper plugin(s) for you specific…

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DATA storage testing

A StorSimple backup system has been  implemented by ITS.  We have tested it for a couple of months and it seems to perform well. The extra network drive is available on all imaging machines (except for the Zeiss NLO system, that will be connected to the net in the coming weeks) and can be found…

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Reoganization of the CCI

Due to the renewal of  equipment, we will reoganize the CCI drastically. First, the space that will host the multiphoton system is being prepared. This is a collaboration with the WKZ, see earlier posts about this. This system will be placed in room O122. The co-ordinator of work on this machine will initially be Nienke Vrisekoop….

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Move of Olympus/Leica system to O123A

An unfortunate accident forced the move of the Olympus/Leica system to the corridor next to our offices (Room O123A). The old room (O122) needs a good (airco) cleaning session before new equipment can be placed.  The imaging system is fully serviced and functional at its new location.  

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Upgrade Olympus/Leica microscope

The Leica color camera on the Olympus microscope setup has been upgraded due to great efforts of Rob and financial support of the IRAS, we are very grateful for this improvement of the CCI. One of the new features is live stitching. While moving the xy-table during image acquisition, the LAS software will choose appropriate…

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Clear DATA from the Olympus system

Please be aware that Rob is going to clean the PC in the com ing week to prepare for innovation on the scope. So remove your data from the system and back them up properly.

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