Microscopy Imaging Center



(Bitplane AG, Switzerland)

  • For visualisation of 3D confocal data (or tiff series)
  • Visualisation of time series (4D)
  • Surpass modul: for volume and surface rendering, object quantification, object measurement
  • Colocalisation modul

Contact:  Prof. Dr. Shida YousefiDr. Fabian Blank

Huygens essentials

(Scientific Volume Imaging, Netherlands)

  • Deconvolution software for microscopic images (confocal, widefield)
  • PSF distiller software included

Contact:  Prof. Dr. Shida Yousefi

Huygens Remote Manager (HRM)

(Scientific Volume Imaging, Netherlands)

  • Web-based batch deconvolution for all types of microscopic images
  • Server with GPU acceleration
  • Access online (university network only!)

Contact:  Dr. Yury Belyaev


(National institutes of Health)

OpenSource software (help can be provided)

  • Visualization of Data (8, 16, 32 bit data/ TIFF, PNG, GIF, DICOM, LSM, FITS,MRC, …)
  • Cross platform (compatible with Windows (XP, Vista & 7), Mac Os X, Linux)
  • Extendible (e.g. stereology, Cell counter, deconvolution, FFT, hyperstacks, …)

Contact:  Dr. Dimitri Vanhecke


(Boulder Laboratory for 3-D Electron Microscopy of Cells)

  • image processing, modeling and display of TEM serial sections and optical sections
  • tomographic reconstruction and 3D reconstruction

Contact:  Dr. Dimitri Vanhecke


(S.Tschanz, Anatomy UNIBE, Switzerland)

  • Stereology tool

Contact:  PD Dr. Stefan Tschanz

UCSF Chimera


  • Protein Structure visualization
  • 3D map visualization and processing

Contact:  Prof. Dr. Benoît Zuber


(Broad Institute)

  • Quantitative analysis of biological images, particularly in high-throughput experiments
  • Modular, flexible, with easy point-and-click graphical user interface
  • With capability to make use of clusters of computers when available

Contact:  Dr. Maciej Dobrzynski