Core Facility
Infectious Diseases Imaging Platform (IDIP)
User/Year
70
Usage Guideline

This is a central imaging platform of the Center for Integrative Infectious Disease Research (CIID), Heidelberg, Germany. It develops and applies different microscopy techniques under enhanced biosafety level 2 and 3 to enable imaging of various human pathogens.

HEAD OF GROUP

Dr. Vibor Laketa
POSITION Imaging Facility Director
MAIL vibor.laketa@med.uni-heidelberg.de
PHONE +49 6221 56 34410

TECHNIQUES

  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF)
  • Deconvolution widefield microscopy
  • Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscopy (STED)
  • Functional Imaging of Living Cells
  • Image Analysis
  • Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM)
  • Freeze substitution
  • Spinning Disc Confocal
  • 2-photon Scanning Confocal (2-P)
  • Single Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM)
  • Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM)
  • Ultramicrotomy
  • Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Vitreous Sections (CEMOVIS)
  • High-Pressure Freezing (HPF)
  • Rapid Plunge Freezing (Plunge)