Light Microsopy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What should I do to get started using the Facility?
Contact the Facility manager at ext. 5675 and schedule initial consultation. After explaining the aim of the project/study, training on the particular instrument can be scheduled. You will be also able to discuss details of sample preparation, ways of imaging and image processing etc.
Having previous experience with similar or identical equipment, can I use the Facility instruments independently without training?
No, initial training is required for all users. Before this is completed, instruments can only be used in the "assisted" mode in the presence of the Facility staff.
Does the Facility provide reagents for sample preparation?
The Facility stocks limited inventory of fixatives, secondary antibodies conjugated to fluorophores and other reagents. Contact the Facility Staff for more information.