The Eastern-most of the core facility rooms (N.C.02.042) allows to perform S2-experiments or other live cell experiments. It contains a Leica SP8 equipped for multi-photon and confocal microscopy and an inverted Leica DMi8 motorized fluorescence live cell microscope.
Internal phone number: 71542
Internal phone directory name: Bioimaging Ost
Named after Robert Hook (1635 – 1703), author of 'Micrographia', the world's most famous microscopy book, and inventor of the term 'cell'. Manufacturer's designation: Leica SP8. Upright microscope with a fixed, stable stage. Confocal microscope with 405, 488, 562 and 633 nm lasers.
(Multi-photon microscopy currently not available. MP excitation continuously from 680 - 1300 nm.)
Named after Alhazen, an Arab scientist around the year 1000 who is considered the inventor of the magnifying glass. Manufacturer's designation: Leica THUNDER Imager 3D Live Cell TIRF. Inverted, motorized fluorescence microscope with 488 nm excitation for TIRF
Named after Robert Brown, British botanist, named the cell nucleus and discovered Brownian motion. Manufacturer's designation: Leica DMi8. Inverted fluorescence microscope with fast switchable LED excitation, motorized x,y,z movements, incubaton chamber.