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Imaging Facility

The imaging facility of the IBENS offers state-of-the-art optical and electronic microscopy techniques to local and external groups. The facility has received national recognition in the form of ’RIO’ and ’IBiSA’ certifications. The facility is constantly evolving and implements new technologies developed by groups at the IBENS.

Optical Microscopy

Our optical microscopy facility offers a broad panel of services and equipment, with frequent innovation.

Coordinator : Benjamin Mathieu

Electron Microscopy

Users of the electron microscopy facility have access to a Transmission Electron Microscope (Philips/FEI TECNAI 12). The facility benefits from local expertise in sample preparation (including high-pressure methods and cryo-substitution), immunocytochemistry, serial sectioning and Tokuyasu method.

Coordinator: Adrien Candat