Light Microscopy Facility at the Max-Planck Institue of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden

Core Facility 230 user / year Usage Rules & Regulations

“Canonical” imaging core facility (fee for service etc.) hosted by the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG). The LMF MPI-CBG is member of the Biopolis Dresden Imaging Platform BioDIP. Please get in touch with the facility using this email address: Within the BioDIP wiki ( you can find detailed information concerning the hardware available.


  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM)
  • Image Analysis
  • DCV (Deconvolution)
  • FRET (Förster Resonance Energy Transfer)
  • LSM - NLO, MP (Non Linear Optics, Multiphoton)
  • SMLM (Single Molecule Localization Microscopy)
  • Spinning Disk SORA
  • Light Sheet
  • SIM (Structured Illumination Microscopy)
  • TIRFM (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy)


Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG)

Light Microscopy Facility

Pfotenhauerstr. 108

01307 Dresden


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