DZIF Imaging Platform

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Infectious Diseases Imaging Platform (IDIP)

Last updated: 19 March 2018

This Entity is a Research Group and Facility: Usage Guidelines
Number of facility users per year: 70


Microscopy under biosafety level 2 and 3


Please visit the website: https://www.idip-heidelberg.org/

Address

Infectious Diseases Imaging Platform (IDIP)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 344
69120 Heidelberg


Head of Group

Dr. Vibor Laketa
Position: Imaging Facility Director
vibor.laketa@med.uni-heidelberg.de
Office: +496221564752

Techniques

  • Laser Scanning Confocal (LSM) (+) ,
  • Spinning Disc Confocal (+) ,
  • Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) (+) ,
  • 2-photon Scanning Confocal (2-P) (+) ,
  • Deconvolution widefield microscopy (+) ,
  • Single Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) (+) ,
  • Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscopy (STED) (+) ,
  • Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM) (+) ,
  • Functional Imaging of Living Cells (+) ,
  • Image Analysis (+) ,
  • Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM) (+) ,
  • Ultramicrotomy (+) ,
  • Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Vitreous Sections (CEMOVIS) (+) ,
  • High-Pressure Freezing (HPF) (+) ,
  • Rapid Plunge Freezing (Plunge) (+) ,
  • Freeze substitution (+)

The microscope systems are setup within enhanced biosafety area (biosafety level 2 and 3, S2 and S3)

Group Members

 TitlePositionContact FormPhone
Vibor LaketaDr.Imaging Facility Director+496221564752

This is a central imaging platform of the Center for Integrative Infectious Disease Research (CIID), Heidelberg, Germany. It develops and applies different microscopy techniques under enhanced biosafety level 2 and 3 to enable imaging of various human pathogens