Microscopy User Information
- All new users must complete the user registration form before using the equipments.
- They must also be fully trained on the required equipment by the core facilities manager or microscopy officer.
To enquire about our facility or for more information please contact our Core Facilities Manager or Microscopy Officer.
The Bosch Institute Microscopist provides introductory training on all equipment. She also dispenses advice on general microscopy queries and act as a point of contact for microscopy equipment and reagent suppliers.
Half- or full-day group training workshops on the instruments are conducted twice a year (March and late September). Please see Microscope Training Workshops - Summer/Autumn 2013. One-on-one training sessions can be booked at any time with the Microscopy Officer. Two training sessions are normally required before one can register as an independent user during normal working hours.
Other microscope-related courses are conducted on an annual basis. These include introductory courses to Light, Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy. Further details of these courses can be obtained from the Microscopy Officer.
Dr Simon Kinder (Carl Zeiss) hosts the first ever PALM laser microdissection microscope workshop at the Bosch Advanced Microscopy Facility.
Only fully trained and registered, microscope users can book the instruments directly. To book a microscope, visit the online booking system and follow the instructions on the Microscopy Bookings page. The multi-user microscope facilities are in high demand so plan ahead, book time slots and stick to them.
The Bosch AMF facility is concerned with the safety of all individuals who use this facilty. Please ensure that you read our OHS documentation prior to using our equipment.