Fiocruz’s Network Technological Platforms.

The Carlos Chagas Institute Confocal and Electron Microscopy Platform (ICC/Fiocruz Paraná) (RPT07C) provides high-performance equipment and offers the entire scientific community, in addition to basic optical microscopy, scanning and transmission electron microscopes, as well as confocal and widefield microscopes associated with software for image deconvolution.

The facility plays a crucial institutional role, ensuring easy access to research groups nationwide and fostering scientific collaborations across diverse fields. The platform also offers training courses aimed at equipping individuals to operate both optical and electron microscopy equipment. We have a highly qualified team prepared to assist and train the users.

Our equipment includes a laser confocal microscope, LEICA SP5 AOBS model; an inverted fluorescence optical microscope associated with image deconvolution software, LEICA AF6000 Modular System (DMI6000B microscope); a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), JEOL JSM 6010PLUS-LA model; and a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), JEOL JEM-1400Plus model.

Our services encompass sample preparation for electron microscopy, providing access to platform equipment with technical and scientific assistance, and consulting for experimental planning.

This platform is located in FIOCRUZ – Paraná.