Imaging Facility, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Core Facility 100 user / year

The facility maintains 9 advanced light microscopes with accessory equipment and supports users from its host institute in image acquisition and analysis. Besides individual training sessions on the usage of microscopes and image analysis programs, the Imaging Facility spreads knowledge on microscopy techniques and relevant applications at the institute’s seminars, courses and other events. Imaging Facility also contributes to method development. The Imaging Facility is a member of the German Bioimaging Network and MIAP (Microscopy and Image Analysis Platform, the regional tri-national network for scientific infrastructure of imaging-based life science sites,


  • DCV (Deconvolution)
  • Image Analysis
  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • Light Sheet
  • LSM - NLO, MP (Non Linear Optics, Multiphoton)
  • SMLM (Single Molecule Localization Microscopy)
  • SIM (Structured Illumination Microscopy)
  • Spinning disk, multi-point
  • TIRFM (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy)


Sergiy Avilov

Head of Facility

+49 761 5108-313

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Stübeweg 51

79108 Freiburg


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