Core Facility
Core Facility Cellular Imaging
Usage Guideline

The open access core facility for Light and Electron Microscopy belongs to the Medical Theoretical Center (MTZ) of the Medical Faculty of the TU-Dresden.

We are the Core Facility Cellular Imaging, a joined light an electron facility at the Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus of the TU Dresden. The CFCI is located at the MTZ (Medical Theoretical Center) and a member of the Biopolis Dresden Imaging Platform BioDIP. We provide a variety of services around light microscopy, correlative light and electron microscopy and electron tomography. Please get in touch with the facility using this email address:

Within the BioDIP wiki ( you can find detailed information concerning the hardware available.


Prof. Dr. Thomas Mueller-Reichert
POSITION Imaging Facility Director
PHONE +49-351-4586442


  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • Functional Imaging of Living Cells
  • Fast widefield ratio imaging (Ca/pH/FRET)
  • Image Analysis
  • Electron Tomography (ET)
  • Microtomy (Cryostat/Vibratome/Paraffin/Resin)
  • Spinning Disc Confocal
  • Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • Ultramicrotomy