The Facility is equipped with various up-to-date computer workstations for image processing. These include several high end workstations with powerful graphics and large amount of RAM and hard drive space dedicated for image processing and analysis. Here is a list of software tools available for the Facility users:
- Deconvolution software to remove out of fosuc haze from microscopic images. These includes: Autodeblurr from Mediacybergenetics (http://www.mediacy.com/index.aspx?page=AutoDeblur&gclid=CN_N1snekJ8CFQjyDAoddhBIOQ); Huygens essential from SVI ( http://www.svi.nl/ ) and SoftWoRx from API (http://www.api.com/software/softworxexplorer.asp). For information regarding Deconvolution, please visit: http://www.olympusmicro.com/primer/digitalimaging/deconvolution/deconvolutionhome.html),
- 3-D image processing and analysis software: Imaris from Bitplane (www.bitplane.com) or Volocity from PerkinElmer (http://www.cellularimaging.com/products/Volocity/).
- 2-D image processing and analysis and image acquisition software: Metamorph from Molecular devices (http://www.moleculardevices.com/pages/software/metamorph.html?gclid=COWV0aK_pogCFSI-SAodUWx6SA ), ImageJ ( http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/ ), Photoshop (www.adobe.com ) and Zeiss Axiovision.
- Some of the computers are equipped with Zeiss LSM software (ZEN) for offline processing of confocal/FCS data.