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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 26 February 2021)


Light Microscopy

Within light microscopy we provide advanced live cell imaging techniques including FLIM, FRAP, FLIM-FRET, STORM, TIRF, Spinning disk confocal and 4D confocal.


Director, Head and Coordinator

Facility Manager



Light Microscopy Booking

To book any of our instruments, please visit our online booking system

Note: The e-booking requires that you have had previous education on the specific system. If you dont have access to e-booking or if you want education or support please contact Irene Martinez


  • To operate the instruments on your own, you must have a licence. The licence will allow you to access the e-booking system and the server
  • Data should be transferred to the server and to your personal storage. You cannot store your images in the server or the microscope computer.
  • For funding purposes, it is essential to acknowledge BICU in all publications that include data derived from the facility. Include this statement: "Microscopy was performed at the Biochemical Imaging Centre Umeå.