HIFO mesoSPIM

#1 - Helmchen Lab, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland

The oldest mesoSPIM saw first light in October 2015 (as a Version 0). The most recent upgrade in May 2018 brought it up to Version 4. The microscope is accessible within collaborations with the Helmchen lab.

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USZ mesoSPIM

#2 - Aguzzi Lab, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

The second oldest mesoSPIM was set up as a Version 3 in July 2017 and upgraded to V4 in May 2018.

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Wyss mesoSPIM

#3 - Advanced Lightsheet Imaging Center, Wyss Center, Geneva, Switzerland

The first mesoSPIM outside of Zurich saw first light as a Version 4 in March 2018. It is open to users from both academia and industry. The facility also contains a CLARITY-optimized light-sheet microscope (COLM) for high-resolution imaging.

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ZMB mesoSPIM

#4 - The Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, University of Zurich, Switzerland

mesoSPIM #4 was set up in May 2018. It is open to users of the Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis.

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Sainsbury Wellcome mesoSPIM

#5 - Advanced Microscopy Facility, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, London, UK

The fifth mesoSPIM (and the first outside of Switzerland) became operational in December 2018.

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USZ mesoSPIM

#6 - Aguzzi Lab, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

The first mesoSPIM V5 was set up in early August 2019. Together with mesoSPIM #2, it forms a high-throughput imaging platform.

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USZ mesoSPIM

#7 - Systems Biology Imaging Platform, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

The instrument was built by Andrew Woehler and took its first images in late August 2019.

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A*STAR mesoSPIM

#8 - Fu Yu’s lab at Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, A*STAR, Singapore

The instrument was built by Menghan Wang and took its first images in September 2019.

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Erturk lab mesoSPIM

#9 - Ertürk lab at the Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany

The instrument was built by Tzu-Lun Wang, Mihail Todorov and Fabian F. Voigt and took its first images on November 8th, 2019.

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UKDRI mesoSPIM

#10 - Busche lab at the UK Dementia Research Institute, University College London, UK

The instrument was set up by Bruno Pichler and his team at Independent Neuroscience Services in late December, 2019.

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Eppendorf mesoSPIM

#11 - Oertner lab at the Institute for Synaptic Physiology - Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH), Germany.

The instrument became operational in Summer 2020.

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Dallas mesoSPIM

#12 - Microscopy Innovation Lab, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, USA

The first mesoSPIM in the United States was set up by Saumya Vora and Kevin Dean in Summer 2020.

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AIBS mesoSPIM

#13 - Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA

The first mesoSPIM on the West Coast was set up by Rusty Nicovich in 2020.

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Prospective Instruments mesoSPIM

#14 - Prospective Instruments, Dornbirn, Austria

This mesoSPIM became operational in Summer 2021 and is accessible via the Prospective Instruments Imaging Service.

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