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Training Session ZEN

This webinar series is very useful for ZEN users. Please, have a look:

https://www.zeiss.com/microscopy/int/cmp/afs/21/webinar-series-software-training-from-basic-to-advanced.html.

AG Magin devices

Corona rules for BCF / AG Magin instruments 2021/06/09:

1.) carefully wash your hands before and after the session or disinfect with Sterilium. 2.) always use fresh gloves when using the instruments. 3.) wear your safety glasses, or clean the eyepieces on the microscope.  4.) allow a break of at least 15 minutes between sessions of different persons. 5.) wear mouth-nose protection when more than one person is present in the room

Covid-19: restrictions to the use of microscopes at SIKT and VMF from 18th March

Please check our COVID-19 rules before for using our microscopes.

macrophages & fibroblasts in a 3D collagen matrix, Zeiss AxioObserver.Z1, 3D long-term tracking [Katja Franke]

macrophages & fibroblasts in a 3D collagen matrix, Zeiss AxioObserver.Z1, 3D long-term tracking [Katja Franke]

Drosophila tracheal system (Chitin green), LSM780-Airyscan, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila tracheal system (Chitin green), LSM780-Airyscan, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila ring gland (Fasciclin 2 green, Obst-A red; Nuclei blue), LSM780, Imaris-3D, [Matthias Behr]

Drosophila ring gland (Fasciclin 2 green, Obst-A red; Nuclei blue), LSM780, Imaris-3D, [Matthias Behr]

Mutant human keratinocytes  (Keratin 14 red; Desmoplakin green; Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan, [Katrin Rietscher]

Mutant human keratinocytes (Keratin 14 red; Desmoplakin green; Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan, [Katrin Rietscher]

WT mouse epidermis (Keratin5/14 green; Keratin1/10 red; Basal lamina purple; Nuclei blue), LSM780, ZEN-3D, [Janina Bär]

WT mouse epidermis (Keratin5/14 green; Keratin1/10 red; Basal lamina purple; Nuclei blue), LSM780, ZEN-3D, [Janina Bär]

Normal human keratinocytes (Keratin14 red; Desmoplakin green, Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan , ZEN-3D, [Katrin Rietscher]

Normal human keratinocytes (Keratin14 red; Desmoplakin green, Nuclei blue), LSM780-Airyscan , ZEN-3D, [Katrin Rietscher]

3D Image of a collagen matrix (TAMRA),  LSM700, ZEN-3D, [Katja Franke]

3D Image of a collagen matrix (TAMRA), LSM700, ZEN-3D, [Katja Franke]

Brain section, mouse, endothelial cells (Cy2, isolectin B4, green) & Astroglia (Cy3, GFAP, red) & Microglia (Cy5, Streptavidin, blue), Leica SP8, Imaris, [Johannes Kacza]

Brain section, mouse, endothelial cells (Cy2, isolectin B4, green) & Astroglia (Cy3, GFAP, red) & Microglia (Cy5, Streptavidin, blue), Leica SP8, Imaris, [Johannes Kacza]