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.
All new users must be trained by one of the facility staff before using our equipment.
Light microscopy: users must register with us using our PPMS software. LM users can arrange a training session by contacting the team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by filing in a training request form within the PPMS software.
Electron microscopy: users should contact one of the EM team to arrange training.
Trained users can book microscopes independently.
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.
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.
Using the Wolfson Bioimaging Facility for your research? Don't forget to acknowledge us in your publications.
The facility is grateful for funding from: