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University Medical Center Groningen


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Microscopy information

Introduction to Optical Microscopy and Photomicrography *

Nikon Microscopy U

Microscopy Listserver

Virtual library on Microscopy(many links)

ANL TelePresence Microscopy Site

Zeiss Campus

Leica Science Lab

The Cell Image Library

Huygens Deconvolution

Nanotomy datasets

Freeware Image processing

ImageJ (a very popular public domain image processing program)

FIJI (Fiji Is Just ImageJ for microscopy, the UMIC standard)*

Irfanview* (one of the most popular image viewers worldwide!)

LCS lite(to view Leica lcs files)

LAS-AF lite (to view Leica LIF files, use LAS-AF 3 or higher, 64 bit computers only!)

ICY (Icy provides the software resources to visualize, annotate and quantify bioimaging data)

Ilastic (segmentation toolkit)




Tissue Gnostics (Tissue Faxs)


Fluorophores, Supplies etc.

SearchLight spectraviewer by Semrock *



Crystalplex Corp. - quantum dots

Fluorescent Microsphere Resource Center - U. of Washington , Seattle , WA

Molecular Probes  

Enzo Assays for Live Cell imaging

dyes - filter sets - objectives by Zeiss

Cargille Laboratories

Lab-Tek Chamber Slide

CellView Cell culture dish with glass bottom

Poly Sciences mounting media

Glass Bottom Dishes (Mattek)

Chambered Coverslips (Ibidi)

Tebu-bio Live Cell Imaging Tools

Societies etc


NL-Euro BioImaging

NVvM Dutch Society for Microscopy

Belgian Society for Microscopy

EMS - European Microscopy Society

International Federation of Societies for Microscopy

Microscopy Society of America

The Royal Microscopical Society

Society for Histochemistry

Institutes, Groups

BCN( Graduate School for Behavior, Cognition and Neurosciences)

GBB (Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute)

GUIDE (Graduate School for Drug Exploration)

Cell Biology (UMCG)     

W.J.Kolff Institute (Biomedical engineering, Materials Science and Applications )


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Last modified:15 July 2020 4.55 p.m.