The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Microscopy and Cytometry Facility

Providing services in all aspects of optical and electron microscopy, histology, flow cytometry, and cell sorting

The Facility is specialized in four clusters – optical microscopy, electron microscopy, histology and flow cytometry – equipped with confocal microscopes, research fluorescence microscopes, transmission- and scanning electron microscopes, flow cytometers and a cell sorter, and whose research staff is engaged in experimentation, training, project collaboration and consultation.

 

Picture of the Month

Huck’s newly acquired Nikon N-STORM super resolution microscopy Interface. A: a panel of single molecule emitters in a period of imaging. B: Image of microtubules obtained with single channel 2D STORM. C: Panel of analysis showing molecules in Gassian peaks (boxed regions in a row data frame) to be used for image reconstruction.  Label:  Microtubules-Alexa Fluor 647; Microscope: Nikon N-SIM/N-STORM Super Resolution. Imaged by Greg Ning