The mission of the Light Microscopy Facility (LMF) is to provide 24/7 access to state-of-the-art light microscopy techniques and instruments as well as to follow future trends. We assist through consultation, training, and project collaborations.
The LMF advises users during design and execution of their imaging projects. We provide support with selecting the most suitable imaging techniques, microscope systems, and setting up imaging experiments.
We offer our expertise in imaging techniques, such as
Furthermore, the LMF is constantly exploring new commercial technologies that can support the research mission of the MPI-CBG. We are also involved in multiple outreach and educational activities in Dresden and beyond.
The LMF is open to everybody. If you are interested in using our services, please contact lmf(at)mpi-cbg.de. We will send you our “New user project questionnaire”. Your start in the facility will typically consist of three steps:
After introduction to the facility, users can book instruments and assistance via the LMF booking database.
External users have to go through additional administrative steps. Therefore, please contact us well in advance.