Access to Molecular Imaging Technologies (WP8)

 

MESOSCOPIC IMAGING: optical methods for model organisms and embryos

 

Facility Nr. 39
Laboratory James Sharpe (not a facility), EMBL-CRG Systems Biology Unit, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain.
www.crg.es/jamessharpe

Contact: james.sharpe@crg.eu

Offered Technology (ies):Optical Projection Tomography (OPT)

Available resources
Instruments
Technical assistance to run instrument
Training in infrastructure use
Wet lab space
Data processing and analysis

 

Facility Nr. 40
Laboratory of Jan Huisken (not a facility), Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), Dresden, Germany.
http://www.mpi-cbg.de/huisken

Contact: huisken@mpi-cbg.de

Offered Technology (ies) : Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (Two-color, high-speed SPIM)

Available resources:
Instruments
Animal facilities (zebrafish)
Technical assistance to run instrument
Training in infrastructure use
Wet lab space
Data processing and analysis

INTEGRATED MOLECULAR IMAGING for small animal models

 

Facility Nr. 41
European Institute for Molecular Imaging (EIMI), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Mendelstr. 11, Münster, GERMANY
www.uni-muenster.de/EIMI/

Contact: ahjacobs@uni-muenster.de

Offered Technology (ies)
Expertise on multimodality imaging: µCT / µPET / µSPECT / µMRI / µUS / BLI / FRI/FMT

Available Resources
Instruments and Animal facilities
Data processing and analysis
Methodological setup (e.g. design of study protocol and standard operator procedures) Technical assistance and training in infrastructure use

 

Facility Nr. 42
Radboud preclinical imaging Centre (PRIME), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
www.umcn.nl/PRIME

Contact: o.boerman@nucmed.umcn.nl

Offered Technology (ies)
µPET/CT
µSPECT
µMRI
Multiphoton
(MPM) Bioluminescence (BLI)

Technical Details
MRI (11.7 T and 7 Tesla), µPET/CT, µSPECT/CT, NIR/IR; MPM/FLIM, BLI, (all installed next to each other in one facility)

Available Resources
Animal facilities
Animal preparation
Data processing and analysis
Housing
Probe preparation
Technical assistance to run instrument
Wet lab space
Methodological setup (study design, animal model, etc.)

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Facility Nr. 43
Biocenter Finland – In vivo imaging infrastructure:

A) TurkuPET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Finland
www.pet.fi
Contact: juhani.knuuti@utu.fi
Offered Technology (ies):
MR-PET
PET-CT
SPECT-CT
µCT
µPET
µUS

B) Biomedical Imaging Unit, A.I Virtanen Institute, University of Kuopio, POBox1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
http://www.uef.fi/aivi/biu
Contact: olli.grohn@uef.fi
Offered Technology (ies):
µMRI 
µSPECT/CT
µUS

Technical Details for A) and B): 
Expertise on multimodality molecular imaging in small and large animals and humans; Expertise especially in MRI and MRS as well as in multimodality imaging.

Available resources for A) and B):
Animal facilities
Animal preparation
Data processing and analysis
Housing facilities
Instruments
Methodological setup (e.g. design of)
Technical assistance to run instrument
Training in infrastructure use
Training seminar room
Training workstations
Wet lab space
Probe preparation