The microscopy facilities at UPSC include a broad range of equipment for sample preparation, subsequent analysis and image acquisition.
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Available equipment:

1. Microscopes
  1. Three Zeiss Axioplan (fluorescence) microscopes with digital camera systems
  2. Stereomicroscopes
  3. Epifluorescence microscope Leica DMi8 fully motorized with two digital cameras
  4.  Fluorescence stereomicroscope Leica M205 FA fully motorized with two digital cameras  and Leica AFL III

2. Confocal laser scanning microscopes
  1. (CSLM)A. Zeiss LSM780 CLSM with inverted stand
  2. Zeiss LSM880 CLSM with airyscan, airyfast, FLIM, FCS, FCCS and inverted stand
  3. Zeiss LSM800 CLSM with airyscan and upright stand
  4. Nikon AZ-Z2 vertical macroconfocal
  5.  Macroconfocal Leica LSI HSC
  6. Image analysis computer with full version of Zeiss and Leica softwares

3. Sectioning devices
  1. Two Leica vibratomes VT1000S
  2. Power Tom XL ultramicrotome for resin embedded material
  3. Zeiss HM 350 microtome for wax embedded material sectioning
  4. Cryostat - Cryo Star NX70 with CroJane tap system
  5. Glass Knife Maker

4. Automated in situ hybridization or immuno-histochemistry labelling
  1. Intavis InsituPro VSi automated system

5. Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS)
  1. BD FACSAria Flow Cytometer
Users of the microscopy facilities can perform their experiments after appropriate introduction to the different instruments.
For more information of the equipment see respective description in the menu to the right. For introductions or questions please contact concerned contact person

Contact:

Stéphanie Robert, docent
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Anna Gustavsson, 1st Research Engineer, 25% (CLSM)
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Marta Derba-Maceluch, postdoc (light microscopy floor 6 and anatomy lab)
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Karin Ljung, professor (FACS)
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Ioanna Antoniadi, (FACS)
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Siamsa Doyle, postdoc (InsituPro VSi)
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