Bioengineering & Biomaterials Correlative Imaging

Overview of Services

The BBCMC imaging facility provides high resolution correlative imaging services. The imaging instruments include high resolution FESEM Sigma-500 scanning electron microscope, X-ray computed tomography unit (Micro CT-200), energy dispersive spectrometry (Quantax EDS), light microscope (Axio Observer.Z1), carbon and gold/palladium coater (Leica EM ACE600), and in situ mechanical testing unit (Deben).  


Name Title   Email 
Sunita Ho Director
Misun Kang Manager

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm


513 Parnsassus Ave., HSW 834, San Francisco, CA 94143

Links and Resources

  1. UCSF Biomaterials and Bioengineering Correlative Microscopy Core

Available Equipment and Resources

Light/Fluorescence Microscopy (1)
Mechanical testing (1)
Micro X-ray CT (1)
Scanning Electron and Scanning Transmission Microscopy (SEM/STEM) (1)