Light Microscope Facility (LMF)

Dr. Hans-Ulrich Fried
Head of Light Microscope Facility
 +49 228 43302-894

The Light Microscope Facility (LMF) runs and maintains up to date equipment based on light microscopes. We have currently 20 different advanced microscope systems with a variety of accessory equipment like environmental chambers, fully equipped small animal operation tables or micromanipulators. Our personnel has a broad scientific and technical background to ideally support your experiments. Internal as well as external users can book systems and technical support. The LMF operate on a cost recovery basis – you pay only for the time you have booked.

Software and Assistant booking (DZNE only)


Terms of Use and Prices

Become a LMF User

  1. Contact Dr. Hans Fried
  2. Personal meeting with LMF staff to discuss the project (biological question, sample preparation, and data analysis) and to explain the booking/charging system.
  3. Agree and sign the rules.
  4. Depending on your background and the planed experiments you might need a theoretical introduction.
  5. Introduction to the hard- and software. Depending on your background a second or even a third training session might be necessary.

Group Members






Carmen Rudert

Office Assistant
+49 228 43302-685

Dr.Hans-Ulrich FriedHead of Light Microscope
Dr.Ireen König
 Kevin Keppler
 Oliver Halfmann


Thursdays 1:30-4:30 pm

Patients +49 800-7799001

(free of charge)


+49 180- 779900 (9 Cent/Min. German landline, mobile and out of Germany possibly more expensive)