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

Mitochondria in FluoCells® Prepared Slide #1 bovine pulmonary artery endothelial cells (BPAEC) imaged with wide-field (left) and SIM super resolution (right). It is clearly shown that one can obtain images at a higher resolution with SIM. Ex: 561 nm; Label:  MitoTracker® Red CMXRos; Microscope: Nikon N-SIM/N-STORM Super Resolution (newly installed).   Bar=500 nm.