Access

The Wolfson Bioimaging Facility’s state-of the-art equipment and services are available to any Bristol University researcher and are also used by visitors from other universities, research institutes and companies. Potential external users should contact us to enquire about availability of equipment. This page contains important information for all users.

Training

All new users must be trained by one of the facility staff before using our equipment.

All users must register with us using our PPMS sofware (LM, EM). Users should contact either the LM or EM teams to arrange training.

EM users can also contact the EM team to arrange sample processing.

Booking

Trained users can book microscopes independently. The PPMS booking system can be accessed through any UoB computer and off-campus via a VPN connection.

Charges

We have to charge for microscope use to recover running costs.

Light microscopy: LM charges. (UoB only)

Electron microscopy: EM charges.(UoB only)

Potential external users should contact us.

Safety

All users are required to read the appropriate safety documents.

Light microscopy: LM safety.

Electron microscopy: Before starting work in the EM unit users will be fully inducted in the necessary safety procedures by one of the EM team.

Address

Wolfson Bioimaging Facility
Faculty of Life Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Building 
University of Bristol
University Walk
Bristol
BS8 1TD

Acknowledging the Facility

Using the Wolfson Bioimaging Facility for your research? Don't forget to acknowledge us in your publications.

The facility is grateful for funding from:

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