Biomedicum Imaging Unit

Biomedicum Imaging Unit (BIU) is a core facility that provides services for your biomedical optical imaging needs ranging from designing the experiment to the analysis of the results. BIU is part of the Helsinki BioImaging (HBI) and Helsinki in vivo animal imaging (HAIP) platforms of the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE). Our services are available for all local, national, and international customers – both from academia and companies.



Expertise

Imaging Platforms 

Keywords - Light Microscopy: Superresolution microscopy, Live cell imaging, Light-sheet microscopy (SPIM), Confocal microscopy, Widefield microscopy, TIRF, Multi-photon microscopy, STORM, Structured Illumination Microscopy, Raman imaging
Other: High content microscopy, Preclinical fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging
Keywords - X Ray Microscopy: MicroCT
Keywords - Medical Imaging: in vivo fluorescence imaging

 

Applications 

Keywords - Biological: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Plant Biology, C.elegans, Microbiology, Histology/Pathology, Neurobiology, Immunobiology, Zebrafish

 

Sample Preparation

Keywords - Biological: Live cell

 

Data Analysis

Keywords - Software: ImageJ, Imaris, Huygens, AxioVision, Fiji
Other: Imaging Aura, IVIS Living Image, Qupath, CaseViewe


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