MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine
MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine

Advanced imaging resource

Access to and support with visualisation and quantification of samples using cutting edge imaging technologies.

IGMM imaging

The IGMM Advanced Imaging Resource is a consortium of Imaging Facilities within the IGMM, it comprises of the IGMM Imaging Facilities, the CRUK Edinburgh Centre Imaging facilities, MicroCT, the Phenotypic Discovery Facility and the Centre for Comparative Pathology facilities.

We are also a partner in the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium, providing access to super-resolution optical imaging platforms.

We are able to support imaging ranging from model organisms through to sub cellular structures utilising cutting edge imaging tools and technologies.

The Advanced Imaging Facility in IGMM Central houses the following imaging systems:

  • Light, epifluorescence and Confocal Microscopes for live and fixed experiments
  • Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy
  • Multiphoton Confocal Microscope and Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy
  • Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM)
  • Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM)
  • Optical Projection Tomography, stereo- and macroscopic systems
  • High content imaging including Quantitative Pathology
  • Image analysis and informatics

The Advanced imaging resource also offers opportunities for training that enables researchers to engage with the latest technologies through workshops, on site demonstrations of new equipment and close liaison with our industrial partners. As well as this we teach in the internationally recognised ESRIC Super-resolution summer school.

The facility is staffed by a manager, highly skilled scientific officers and an image informaticist to provide scientific support for research.

IGMM imaging staff

 

People

Ann Wheeler Head of Facility
Helen Cauldwell Hammamatsu Slide Scanner Specialist
Martin Lee Multiphoton, Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy and Confocal Specialist
Matt Pearson Light Microscopy Applications Specialist
Harris Morrison OPT Applications Specialist
Imaging Informaticist  

Contact

For more information on the services provided within the facility, to make a booking or arrange training, please visit www.igmm-imaging.com or contact:

igmm-imaginghelpdesk@igmm.ed.ac.uk