2021 IMCF User Meeting & New Instruments Launch

June 16, 2021

The purpose of this event is to present our new equipment – both theoretically and practically, introduce new staff members, discuss future investments and hear your feedback so that we can keep improving the quality of our services.

Please register for the lectures and demos here.
We encourage all IMCF users to spend a few moments to fill in a brief user feedback form.


BIOCEV, Conference hall U2.012 & on-line via ZOOM

9:00 - 9:30IMCF news and future plans (Aleš Benda, IMCF)
9:30 - 10:00TEM news (Jiří Mikšátko, Adam Schröfel, IMCF)
10:00 - 10:20Aurora - 5 laser spectral cytometer brings a new level of performance and flexibility (Riccardo Pasculli, FAS, accela s.r.o)
10:20 - 10:40Discussion and coffee break
10:40 - 11:10 At the forefront of high-end spinning disk confocal imaging with Nikon-Yokogawa (Herman Fennema, Nikon)
11:10 - 11:40Typical applications of 3D holotomography label-free live cell imaging with Nanolive (Nathalie Garin, Nanolive SA)

Instrument demonstration

Time slots for on-site demonstrations
13:00 - 14:0014:10 - 15:1015:20 - 16:20
Demonstration sites
Nikon CSU-W1 spinning diskIntroduction of our top-notch optical microscope, richly configured to allow large variety of applications. Particularly suitable for fast 3D live cell fluorescence imaging.
Microscope specifications
Room L1.018
(Cryo-)TEMPractical demonstration of versatility: JEM-2100Plus as a universal tool for advanced sample analysis in cryo and ambient conditions.
Microscope specifications
Room M1.019
Aurora spectral cytometerIntroduction to spectral cytometry, advantages and possible applications of spectral analysis in flow cytometry, practical comparison of standard flow cytometer and spectral cytometer performance.
Room L1.010
Nanolive CX-AAutomated 3D label-free live cell imaging compatible with 96-well plates and 35mm dishes. We will demonstrate a step-by-step setting-up of an experiment.
Microscope specifications
Room L1.009