Contact Information

Elina Ikonen
HFIC Coordinator
Institute of Biomedicine/Anatomy
Biomedicum Helsinki
University of Helsinki
PO BOX 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Technology Platform Services

HFIC provides an integrated imaging infrastructure and access to advanced imaging technologies which facilitate biomedical and bioscience researchers in understanding the relationships of function and structure in cells, tissues, organs, and preclinical animal models. All HFIC members provide open access services for all researchers and affiliated partners, irrespective of their locations or affiliations. The aim is to improve the availability of advanced imaging hardware and analysis tools, based on current and future research needs.

Light Microscopy Platform

Confocal live cell microscopy

Fluorescence lifetime imaging and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

High content screening

Multiphoton microscopy

Superresolution microscopy

Total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy

Wide-field live cell microscopy

Electron Microscopy Platform

Transmission electron microscopy

Cryo-electron microscopy

Scanning electron microscopy

Material Microscopy and Tomography Platform

Focused ion beam microscopy

Scanning probe microscopy

Scanning tunneling microscopy

X-ray microtomography

X-ray scattering

In Vivo Imaging Platform

Bioluminescense and fluorescence

Optical projection tomography

Single photon emission computed tomography