The aim of the Imaging and Microscopy facility is to offer both technical support and innovation in imaging technology to the scientific community in academia and in industry.

The facility includes state of the art light microscopy instrumentation, ranging from slide scanner, and confocal laser scanning and light-sheet microscopy to advanced software for image analysis.

The availability of cutting-edge tools such as X-clarity, custom light-sheet systems for whole brain acquisition and 4D post-processing software, together offer to neuroscientist unique opportunities to explore uncovered boundaries.

Equipment:

Widefield Microscopy

Leica DM4000B

Olympus VS-120 Slide scanner

Confocal Microscopy

Zeiss LSM880 + Airy fast module

Leica TCS SPE-II DM5500 RGB

Lightsheet Microscopy

Clarity Optimized Ligthsheet Microscope (COLM) (custom microscope)

MesoSPIM (custom microscope)

Image analysis workstation equipped with Arivis and Imaris software

This platform is under the scientific supervision of Professor Grégoire Courtine (EPFL/CNP-BMI), Professor Diego Ghezzi (EPFL/CNP).

The Imaging and Microscopy facility, at Campus Biotech embeds the new Advanced Lightsheet Imaging Center (ALICe).

The imaging and microscopy team is composed by Laura Batti, Stéphane Pagès and Audrey Tissot. For more information please, contact us: microscopy@wysscenter.ch

 

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