The laboratory is equipped with devices and tools needed for surgical procedures related to intravital imaging, such as cranial window implantation or viral injection. It is BSL-2 certified.
BSL-2 surgical room
Device name: Neurostar (open in a new window)
Stereotaxic frame can be used for securing the animal’s position during surgery or viral injections. It is equipped with a camera and screen for visualizing the operations, and brain atlas integration that facilitates navigation.
Programmable nanoliter injector
Device name: Nanoject III (open in a new window)
The programmable nanoliter injector can be used for viral vector injections.
Isofluorane anesthesia is available in the lab. The setup includes vaporizer and two chambers for anesthesia induction.
The laboratory is equipped with all necessary surgical tools. This includes surgical holder and and dental drill for bone removal.
Glass capillary puller
Laminar flow box