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.


Lucília Goreti Pinto


Ana Lima

Claudia Pereira

Eduarda Correia

Liliana Santos

Manuela Carneiro