Dundee Imaging Facility

The Facility provides world-leading core microscopy resources, housing >20 advanced light microscopy systems, including LSCM, WF-decon, SDCM, TIRF, MPLSM, FLIM and 3DSIM technologies. New acquisitions include a diSPIM and AiryScan systems. The Facility also houses electron microscopy and atomic probe microscopy, which are used for research applications in the life and physical sciences. Explore some of the systems and resources they offer users below, and be sure to check out their website for full details and the most up-to-date information.

MicroscopeUpright or invertedTimelapseMultipositionHO LicensedClass II PathogenOther features  
GE Deltavision WidefieldInvertedDeconvolution, FRAP laser module, EMCCD
Zeiss 880 Fast AiryscanInverted
Zeiss 710 MultiphotonInvertedSHG, confocal, TCSPC-FLIM, 355nm laser and 680nm-1040nm MP laser
Nikon TiE WidefieldInvertedTIRF
Leica SP8 X ConfocalInvertedHigh speed imaging capabilities, 355nm and 470-670nm white light lasers
Zeiss Spinning Disk ConfocalInvertedDual sCMOS cameras, Rapp photomanipulation system 405 nm and 473nm
Leica SP8 Confocal InvertedHigh speed imaging capabilities
Leica SP8 MultiphotonUprightConfocal, SHG, High speed imaging capabilities
Zeiss PALM MicrodissectionInvertedEpifluorescence
Jeol JSM 7400F SEMEnergy dispersive x-ray microanalysis (EDX)
Jeol JEM 1200 EX TEM
  • Arivis
  • ICY
  • Imaris
  • Omero
  • R Studio
  • Volocity
  • Zeiss Zen
  • Leica LAS X
  •  Nikon NIS Elements
  • Fiji
  • GE SoftWorx
  • Assisted imaging sessions
  • Access to incubators
  • Access to dissecting microscope
  • Sample preparation
  • Access to a specialist Image Analyst