Microscopy Imaging Center

MIC at "Nacht der Forschung"

The Nacht der Forschung at the University of Bern took place on September 10, 2022. The room of the microscopy imaging center (MIC), UniS A015, was decorated with various posters about the MIC and about microscopy at our University. Activities included "Microscopy for everyone" on 6 teaching microscopes and an excursion into virtual reality, which beamed the guest into the brain of a mouse or into a fish head. In room A-126 of UniS, microscopists offered lectures on exciting topics. A total of around 30 helpers from the MIC committee, friends of the MIC and students of the PhD program Cutting Edge Microscopy headed by Fabian Blank, Ruslan Hlushchuk and Ruth Lyck were on duty in 3 shifts from 4:00 p.m. to midnight. Further activities of MIC committee members were offered in the University’s main building by Stefan Tschanz and Benoît Zuber on behalf of the Institute of Anatomy. All activities were eagerly attended. Interested conversations and happy children's faces testified to the success of our offers. The MIC team says a big "THANK YOU" to all the helpers, without whom the MIC activities would not have been possible.