University of British Columbia
6270 University Blvd.
Biological Sciences Building, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4Canada
Last Updated: 06/18/2021
The UBC Bioimaging facility (BIF) provides researchers with top-end optical and electron microscope infrastructure for live-cell imaging, multi-photon imaging, advanced sample preparation including cryo-preparation for electron microscopy, routine SEM and TEM, Cryo-TEM, TEM tomography, and Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM). Currently, the BIF is equipped with 4 electron microscopes (1 SEM and 3 TEMs), 2 advanced fluorescence microscopes (confocal/multi-photon and spinning disk), cryo-fixation (High pressure freezer, Vitrobot) and EM processing equipment (Microwave, critical point dryer, coaters).
The facility is open to everyone and provides microscopy access, training and service. We have three technical staff who all have more than 10 years of experience providing technical knowledge and can support users from diverse research disciplines from life sciences to material sciences.
Services are offerred outside of University of British Columbia
Consulting is offerred outside of University of British Columbia