Nikon BioStation CT (Nikon Instruments, Inc.)

The Nikon BioStation CT allows imaging experiments to be conducted without ever removing the cells from the incubator. Consisting of a standard-sized tissue culture incubator with an inverted microscope inside, the BioStation CT holds 30 vessels ranging from 96-well plates to 75cm2 flasks, which are moved between the microscope stage and the vessel rack via a robotic device while maintaining precise levels of carbon dioxide, humidity and temperature.