Koehler illumination is the prefered method for obtaining even illumination of the specimen and is a critical alignment procedure in microscopy. This lab goes through a step-by-step procedure of aligning the lamp and condenser to achieve Koehler illumination.
Ron Vale is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His lab combines cell biological and biophysical approaches to understand spatial organization, movement, and signaling within cells. Vale is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a winner of the 2012 Lasker… Continue Reading