The Medical Technologies Innovation Facility´s Imaging Suite supports the provision of electron, visible light, and scanned probe microscopy and associated spectroscopy services for internal and external customers for commercial, research and teaching. The Imaging Suite facility is completely integrated into the full range of analytical, experimental, and technical services offered by the School of Science & Technology’s commercial arm Scientific Services to Industry (SS2i)
A wide range of additional services can be accessed through SS2i, these can be accessed in a wide range of formats from analysis priced per sample or hour, trained instrument access or customised packages offering a range of support to meet your project needs.
Specific services include:
- Laboratory space
- Tissue culture services
- Materials characterisation
- Analytical techniques
Sample preparation facilities
Sample preparation facilities include laboratory space for mounting, embedding, sectioning and staining specimens prior to analysis (please enquire for specific techniques). Facilities include microtomes, an ultramicrotome and stereo microscopes.
For electron microscopy a Quorum Q150R ES is available for sputter coating (Pt, Au), carbon thread evaporation and glow discharge.
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Scanning Electron Microscopy
JEOL JSM-7100F LV FEG-SEM
Scanning Probe Microscopy
Bruker Dimension Icon
Leica SP5 II Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope with HyD upgrade
Laser Capture Microdissection