The Microscopy Imaging Center is the University of Bern’s center of excellence for high-end microscopy in the life sciences. The mission of the MIC is to consolidate expert knowledge and provide technical support in microscopy at the University of Bern. MIC coordinates visibility of and access to the microscopic instruments. MIC provides teaching on Master and PhD level and offers training for scientific staff at all levels. Services of the MIC concern image analysis, large image data volume handling and processing, sample preparation and introduction into microscope operation. Yearly highlights of the MIC are the MIC Research Day, the MIC Summer School and the MIC Symposium.
The 2021 Zietzschmann-Preuss Award goes to Christina Alexandra Kalenberg, post graduate student of MIC Board member Michael Stoffel. We congratulate her on this success!