Cell and Tissue Imaging Unit

 

Our imaging core facility provides the instruments to image biological processes from tissues to single cells and subcellular molecular kinetics. We offer personal user training and support for imaging of fixed or live tissues or cells, including consultation on experimental set up, sample preparation and image processing and analysis. The services include a histology laboratory equipped with modern devices and services.

 

 

Institute of Biomedicine
Location in Snellmania Building, 3rd floor, room Sn3151

Contact

Kirsi Rilla, kirsi.rilla (at) uef.fi, p 040-3553218, room Sn3214/2
Kirsi Ketola, kirsi.ketola (at) uef.fi, p 050-3299984, room Sn 3210

Equipment

ZEISS LSM700 (quick guide)
Basic confocal microscope for both live and fixed cell and tissue samples.

ZEISS LSM800 Airyscan (quick guide)
Superresolution microscope for imaging of live and fixed samples with high resolution and sensitivity.

Workstation
With ZEN software for image analysis.

Widefield fluorescence microscope (Olympus IX71)
Equipped with a microinjection device and relief contrast technology.

Polarization microscope

 

ZEN SOFTWARE
To view and process you images ZEN freeware is available in https://www.zeiss.com/microscopy/int/downloads.html. Fill the form and you will get the link for installation via email.

Booking

University outlook web access calendar:

ZEISS LSM700:
e-kuo-bio-zeiss_lsm700 (at)uef.fi

ZEISS LSM800 Airyscan:
e-kuo-bio-airyscan (at)uef.fi

 

Prices

  Mon - Fri 8 - 16         Mon - Fri 16 -8,  weekends
LSM700 15 €/h 10 €/h
LSM800 Airyscan      20 €/h 15 €/h

 

Links

SIB Labs

Biocenter Finland Biological imaging platform

Zeiss LSM