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


Human macrophages infected by Shigella bacteria. The cells were cultured in a chamber slide and processed for transmission electron microscopy. Shigella can be seen in some macrophages. Bar= 3 um. The image was taken with a JEOL JEM1200 EX II microscope by Greg Ning.