BIF Seminar: Union Biometrica’s BioSorter for large and delicate sample types

Dear all, we would like to invite you to a seminar introducing a flow cytometer specially developed for large sample types, e.g. Zebrafish and Drosophila embryos, C. elegans, plant seeds and seedlings, large cell clusters and so on. The seminar will take place on August 19, 2019 in the ground floor seminar room of Lab building east (I06.EG.018), starting at 3pm. Union Biometrica extends the utility of flow cytometry to samples that are too large or too fragile for traditional flow instruments. This technology provides a method for analysis and dispensing, increasing throughput and replacing manual sorting. The BioSorter™ flow Read More …

Scratch3 maintenance: Aug 7 (Wed), 7-8:30 am

Dear all, The next scheduled maintenance of the scratch3 drive will be carried out tomorrow (August 7, 2019) from 7:00– 8:30 in the morning. During this slot, the drive will not be available. Please make sure that you don’t schedule any online processing for this time. Thank you for your understanding!

BIF updated wk22: seminar / workshop / reduced availability / construction new room

Dear colleagues, To reduce the amount of emails, we will try to send out weekly updates for as far as possible from now on: We are hosting a seminar from Christine Strasser about confocal detectors and ZEN blue today at 9:30h in Mondi3 https://bif.pages.ist.ac.at/2019/05/15/seminar-confocal-imaging-detectors-airyscan-zen-blue-features-may-27th-9-30-am/ The Zeiss Elyra 7 workshop is still ongoing this week in building west: please inform us timely when your plans change. https://bif.pages.ist.ac.at/2019/03/20/demo-zeiss-elyra-7-lattice-sim-may-20-31-2019/ Due to the Austrian BioOptics Facility meeting organized on campus on Tuesday May 28th – there will be minimal support available from the BIF team! The construction of the new microscope room in BFB Read More …

Scratch3 maintenance: May 14 (Tue), 7-9 am

Dear all, The next scheduled maintenance of the scratch3 drive will be carried out this Tuesday (May 14, 2019) from 7:00 – 9:00 in the morning. During this slot, the drive will not be available. Please make sure that you don’t schedule any online processing for this time. Thank you for your understanding! Best regards / Mit besten Grüßen, BioImaging Facility Team I.S.T. Austria

Construction works: corridor basement i04/BFB

Dear all, The Construction and Maintenance Team have informed us that from tomorrow Tuesday May 6th onward there will be ongoing construction work taking place in the basement of the Bertalanffy Foundation Building (room i04.UG.015). The previous pre-clinical facility -room will be converted into a new microscopy room for the BioImaging Facility.  Please be informed that the construction work will last a few weeks. ! During this time it is rather likely that some noise-producing construction works will be carried out. ! A dust-curtain will be installed in front of room i04.UG.015: please also make use of the sticky mats to reduce the Read More …

Book Huygens as seperate recourse

Please start booking SVI Huygens Devonclution software as seperate recourse in PPMS! There is no additional charge to this, but we want to make it more clear to you to see the availability of our recources. We have 2 floating licenses that can be bookede here: SVI Huygens float 1 SVI Huygens float 2

Update semi-automated cell sorter: installation and seminar March 21, 2019 – 9 a.m.

We would like to inform you that the Sony Sh800 semi-automated cell sorter is being installed next week and will very soon be introduced in the BioImaging Facility. Dr. Sebastian Weißmann (Sony Biotechnology) will once more hold a seminar to introduce the semi-automated Sony SH800 cell sorter on next Thursday (March 21), from 9-10am  in Mondi 1. This seminar is an unique change to get a much deeper insight into the new sorters technology; ‘do’s & don’ts’ and insights in flow cytometry applications. Joining this seminar will give you an head-start in case you are interested to use the sorter Read More …