BioOptics Facility, MPI for Biology Tübingen

Core Facility 60 user / year Usage Rules & Regulations

The BioOptics Facility at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biology Tübingen offers a variety of methods and equipment to retrieve all the visible information available from your specimen, let it be organism, organoid, tissue or cell, and to uncover biological structures or processes. Our aim is to help our users to analyse and sort all kinds of samples with optical methods. Free capacities on our instruments can be used by external users, please get in contact if you’re interested.


  • FCS (Fluorescence Correlation Microscopy)
  • FRAP (Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching)
  • FRET (Förster Resonance Energy Transfer)
  • Image Analysis
  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • LSM – AiryScan
  • LSM - NLO, MP (Non Linear Optics, Multiphoton)
  • SHG (Second Harmonic Generation)
  • Special Widefield (polarized light, dark field)


Christian Feldhaus

Core Facility Manager


Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen

Max-Planck-Ring 5

72076 Tübingen


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