Light Microscope Facility at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Bonn

Core Facility 200 user / year

The Light Microscope Facility (LMF) runs and maintains up to date equipment based on light microscopes. We have currently 20 different advanced microscope systems with a variety of accessory equipment like environmental chambers, fully equipped small animal operation tables or micromanipulators. Our personnel has a broad scientific and technical background to ideally support your experiments. Internal as well as external users can book systems and technical support. The LMF operate on a cost recovery basis – you pay only for the time you have booked.


  • DCV (Deconvolution)
  • Image Analysis
  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • Light Sheet
  • Spinning disk, multi-point
  • LSM - NLO, MP (Non Linear Optics, Multiphoton)
  • STED (Stimulated Emission Depletion)
  • HTS (High throughput Screening)
  • TIRFM (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy)


Dr. Hans-Ulrich Fried

Core Facility Manager





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