Birmingham Advanced Light Microscopy (BALM) facility

Located in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham, the Birmingham Advanced Light Microscopy (BALM) facility provides cutting-edge microscopy resources to members of the university community and beyond (commercial and academic). Within a large range of advanced fluorescence imaging systems (including wide-field, confocal and TIRF), our microscopes are routinely used for high resolution live-cell imaging, as well as analysis of organisms incl. Drosophila, zebrafish, Arabidopsis



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Expertise

Imaging Platforms

Keywords - Light Microscopy: Confocal microscopy | Widefield microscopy | TIRF | Live cell imaging

Applications

Keywords - Biological: Cell Biology | Neurobiology | Developmental Biology | Immunobiology | Plant Biology | Zebrafish | Drosophila | Microbiology | Histology/pathology
Keywords - Physical Sciences: Nanomaterials (nanoparticles, 2D nanomaterials, nanowires and nanotubes)

Data Analysis

Keywords - Software: ImageJ | FIJI | Amira | NIS-Elements | ZEN2 | ICY | Cellsense


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Point of Contact

Birmingham Advanced Light Microscopy (BALM) facility
Birmingham Advanced Light Microscopy Facility
Westgate
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston
Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom


Alessandro Di Maio

Rebecca Gascoyne

+44 (0)121 4142503