The Zeiss CellDiscoverer 7 on the Facility is waiting for your samples !

You may have seen this machine that doesn’t look like a microscope on the Facility. It is a wide-field-based system that embarks a confocal head, equipped with the AiryScan2 system for enhanced resolution (not super-resolution per se but really enhanced). The system is equipped with environmental control (temperature, CO2, O2). More information is available from

This system is dedicated to fully automated, high throughput imaging. It comes with a second workstation dedicated to online image analysis, as the images are being acquired.

The Zen Connect option allows merging images acquired at different scales and virtually diving into the sample (see an example here:

Please feel free to come and see “the beast”, and discuss about your future experiments !