Laboratorial Unit

The Laboratorial Unit supports a platform of equipment and services to meet the daily challenges of an innovative research institute, comprising:

  1. Microscopy and Imaging Facility: providing access to imaging techniques including Widefield Microscopy, Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy, Stereology Microscopy (Golgi Staining), and also to more differentiated technology as Holotomography, two-Photon Microscopy and Micromanipulation.
  2. Histology Services, for both the academic community and industry, in areas like Paraffin Embedding, Histochemistry, Frozen Sections, and Histology applied to neurosciences (Vibrotome, Methyl-Methacrylate and Golgi-Cox technique).
  3. Molecular Biology Facility focused on specialized service and counseling regarding the different scope of expertise practiced at ICVS.