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CIF Newsletter n°15 – October 2021

After a year of hiatus due to COVID, we are delighted to announce the return of the CIF Newsletter. If you’re curious about the latest resources added to the facility, both in terms of instruments or services, head to the download page to get your copy using the link below (scroll down to the newsletter…
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[Bugnon] Zeiss LSM 710 soon to be replaced

The Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscope at the Bugnon campus is scheduled for decommission at the end of september 2021. In order to make the transition go as smoothly as possible, bookings will stop the bookings from September 23rd until the end of octobre when the new setup will hopefully be available. In consequence and…
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[Bugnon] Zeiss LSM 780 – Repaired and fully functional

The scanners of the LSM 780 have been exchanged. The instrument is again up and running and works perfectly. It is available for booking starting today.

[Bugnon] Zeiss LSM 780 – Out of order

The system has scan instabilities and cannot be used reliably. The Zeiss technician has been contacted. The repair is scheduled for end of week 15. As soon as the problem is solved, we will update the news. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Important information

New Widefield Imaging System at CIF Agora

A new widefield microscope is now available at CIF Agora.  This refurbished system is based on a reliable inverted microscope body (Zeiss Axio Observer Z1) and is now equipped with two brand new cameras, one for fluorescence and one for color imaging, driven by the latest Zen software. Specifications You can find the detailed specifications…
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[Dorigny] Leica SP8 BIOPHORE – New Argon laser installed and WLL realigned fully. System completely functional.

Argon laser line was replaced by a new one and the WLL is fully realigned. Power levels are back to normal stage. Fully functional.

[Dorigny] Zeiss LSM710 GENOPODE – Ch2/PMT2 Repaired and fully functional

The Channel 2 / PMT2 was exchanged. The system is fully functional.

The CIF reopens : Important rules and guidelines (last update : 30.06.2020)

[30.06.2020] Update : simpler access rules [Français] Depuis le 30 juin 2020, le CIF simplifie les règles d’accès aux instruments. Vous trouverez ici les informations détaillées sur les derniers changements. Veuillez toutefois toujours vous référer aux règles en vigueur dans chaque bâtiment. [English] Since June 30, 2020, the CIF has simplified the rules for access…
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