Equipment

 

Microscopes

 

Conventinal light microscopy  

Zeiss Axio Imager M2  + Zeiss AxioCam MRc 

Zeiss Axioskop  + Zeiss AxioCam HRc 

Zeiss Axiovert 135 + Zeiss AxioCam 

 

Digital microscopy

Keyence VHX-5000

 

Confocal microscopy

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope Zeiss LSM 510 META + Zeiss AxioCam HRc 

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope Teiss LSM 780

Spinning Disc Microscope System Andor Revolution┬« XD + Andor iXon DU-897-BV, Andor Clara, Andor Neo sCMOS 

 

Electron microscopy 

Transmission Electron Microscope FEI Tecnai G2-Sphera 200 KV + 3D Electron Tomography

Fieldemission Scanning Electron Microscope Zeiss Gemini300 + Gatan 3View Block Face Imaging

 

 

General  Sample Preparation

 

Microwave PELCO BioWave┬« 34700-230 

Universal cryofixation system for immersion and metal mirror cryofixation Leica EM CPC 

High Pressure Freezer Leica EM HPF 

Automarted Freeze Substitution and Low Temperature Embedding System Leica AFS (4x)  

Plunge Freezer Balzers TFD 010 

 

Microtomy 

 

Leica Vibratom VT1000 S 

Rotary microtome Leica RM 2165 

Ultramicrotom Leica Ultracut UCT (2x)  

Cryostat Leica CM 3050  

Cryo- Ultramicrotome Leica Ultracut S 

 

Electron microscopy 

 

Sputter Coater Edwards S150 B 

Bal-Tec CDP 030 Critical-Point-Dryer 

Automatic contrasting instrument for ultrathin sections Leica EM STAIN 

Automated immunogold labeling system Leica IGL 

Glow discharge Unit PELCO Easy Glow