Imaging in Bioresources

Imaging in Bioresources

Bioresources houses a comprehensive small animal imaging suite.

The following imaging modalities are available:

IVIS Spectrum

  • IVIS spectrum offers optical imaging technology to facilitate non-invasive longitudinal monitoring of disease progression, cell trafficking and gene expression patterns in live animals.
  • Features: Bioluminescence, fFuorescence (including spectral unmixing), Cherenkov imaging

Computed Tomography (CT)

CT Bruker SkyScan 1176

  • High Performance in vivo micro-CT scanner for preclinical research. Imaging of a wide range of samples (9, 18 or 36µm resolution).
  • Physiological monitoring system uses breathing/chest movement to trigger scans.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Bruker Icon 1T

  • Permanent magnet bench-top system for preclinical MR imaging. Physiological monitoring for live animals available.
  • Applications: Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology, Molecular and Anatomical imaging, Body composition, Molecular and anatomical imaging, body composition

PET/ SPECT Bruker Albira

  • Pet enables quantification of radiotracer distribution in live animals and tissue. Albira’s detector system uses a patented combination of single crystal detectors and advanced electronics to deliver extremely high resolution, quantitative, and accurate PET.
  • SPECT capability with a special resolution of up to 0.5 mm.

For study planning, imaging and post processing support or any further enquiries, please contact:

Marianne Keller NIF Facility Fellow

Tel +6181284629

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