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Covid-19 Rapid Call for Access to the CLF's Octopus Facility

27 March 2020
Rapid Access Call for Octopus Facility Proposals: SARS-CoV-2

The UK's Central Laser Facility (CLF) is inviting rapid access proposals to its Octopus imaging facility for research relevant to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19. The Octopus facility offers a comprehensive range of optical microscopy instruments and techniques including super-resolution (PALM/STORM, SIM, and STED, including STORM at cryogenic temperatures), single molecule imaging and tracking, light sheet microscopy, FRET-FLIM, and optical trapping/tweezers. We also offer a Zeiss Crossbeam cryo FIB-SEM with “slice and view" capability. More information on how to apply for time is available here.

About Octopus

Octopus is an advanced imaging facility containing a mixture of in house-built and commercial systems with a variety of multicolour light sources giving the flexibility to combine multiple beams, multiple colours and timing capabilities.‚Äč It is located in the Research Complex at Harwell at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

Last updated: 27 March 2020


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