Advanced Microscopy

Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF)

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Core facility (CF)

Short Description

Optical microscopy has historically played an important role in life-science discovery. Advances in imaging technology are rapidly expanding the boundaries of what is possible, allowing for studies of live cells with unprecedented spatio-temporal resolution and the extraction of diverse biophysical parameters intrinsic to the processes of life.

The Advanced Microscopy Facility offers a range of cutting-edge, novel and custom optical microscopy techniques, along with associated expertise and assistance, for life science researchers.

Contact Person

Kareem Elsayad

Research Services

- Assisted operation of facility instruments & associated data analysis
- Training on instrument for self-operation (on selected instruments)
- Independent operation of instruments
- Consulting (experimental planning/design)

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Head of Advanced Microscopy
Kareem Elsayad
Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities (VBCF)
+43 1 79730 7110
Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities (VBCF) offer state-of-the-art research infrastructure and scientific services to academic research institutes and companies in the field of Life Sciences at Vienna BioCenter and beyond. Our general cooperation conditions are available at (Downloads – VBCF General Cooperation Conditions). Information on usage fees is provided upon request by the core facilities.