Advanced Light Microscopy Finnish Node

Turku BioImaging

Turku BioImaging embraces state-of-the-art imaging technologies, ranging from molecular and cellular imaging to whole animal imaging and high content analysis. The main research areas in Turku are cell migration, adhesion and invasion, organotypic cultures, neurology and cancer biology, immunology and osteology.

Available instrumentation can be found on the Turku BioImaging website.


Websites:
http://www.bioimaging.fi/
https://www.btk.fi/cell-imaging/
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The Shadowing Offer

Main focus

Aspects related to user access

Core facility management

Quality Management

Image data storage and analysis

Hands-on Abberior 3D STED, Deltavision OMX SR SIM, TIRF, spinning disk and laser scanning confocal microscopes, FLIM etc

Lab visits including to the Turku PET Center

Other Activities

Seminars and workshops

Preferred position of applicant

Imaging specialist

Technician

Duration of stay

Up to 2 weeks

Electron Microscopy Unit (EMBI), Light Microscopy Unit (LMU) and Biomedicum Imaging Unit (BIU) of Helsinki BioImaging

Together, EMBI, LMU and BIU provide a wide range of Light and Electron microscopy services, standard and advanced, from designing the experiment to analysing the results. More information of the methods, equipment, data analysis programs ect. can be found visiting the websites listed below.
Guests can visit different units during the same visit.


Websites:
https://www.helsinki.fi/en/infrastructures/electron-microscopy/embi
https://www.helsinki.fi/en/infrastructures/light-microscopy/biomedicum-imaging-unit
https://www.helsinki.fi/en/infrastructures/light-microscopy/light-microscopy-unit
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Main Focus

Core facility management

Software tools

Image data storage and analysis

Hands-on

Other activities

Seminars, courses and workshops (to be agreed before the visit)

Preferred position of applicant

Imaging specialist

Technical personnel

Duration of stay

1-8 weeks

Biocenter Oulu Tissue Imaging Center, Light Microscopy Core Facility

Oulu BioImaging (OBI) deploys distributed biological and technical imaging infrastructure facilities in a coordinated and harmonized manner. At the frontier between molecular and cell biology, whole animal imaging, medical imaging, optoelectronics and machine vision, mathematics and bioinformatics, Oulu BioImaging gathers several outstanding biologically, medically and technically oriented imaging laboratories with the aim to cover recent advances in microscopy, spectroscopy, optical tomography, photonics, pattern recognition and image analysis.

In addition to collecting images by various techniques, Oulu BioImaging provides various quantitative measurements and computational analysis and an integrative understanding of a wide range of cellular and tissue activities. Oulu BioImaging is a highly pluridisciplinary network with participants working on the fields of biology, physics, chemistry, computer science and engineering. Guests are welcome to visit not only in Light Microscopy unit, but also in other OBI facilities within the university.


Websites:
http://www.oulu.fi/biocenter/tic
http://www.oulu.fi/biocenter/lm
http://www.oulu.fi/obi/
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Main focus

Aspects related to user access

Core facility management

Quality Management

Software tools

Image data storage and analysis

Hands-on all available instruments depending on the ongoing experiments

Other activities

Seminars, workshops etc

Preferred position of applicant

Facility manager

Imaging specialist

Duration of stay

1-3 days