HiLIFE Light Microscopy / Light Microscopy Unit

Facility/equipment: Core Facility

  • Location

    Viikinkaari 5

    Biocenter 2 / 2038




Equipments Details


LMU offers light microscopy related research service at local and national level. LMU services include access to advanced light microscopes and training on Viikki campus. LMU is a part of HiLIFE Light Microscopy (HELMI) platform and Helsinki Functional Imaging Center:iä (HFIC), and through HFIC also a part of Euro-Bioimaging infrastructure.

Type of research infrastructure

  • Equipment
  • Service

Fields of Science and Free Keywords

  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

ESFRI thematic areas

  • Biological and Medical Sciences

UH research infrastructure classification

  • Core Facility

Research Output

Bidirectional Interplay between Vimentin Intermediate Filaments and Contractile Actin Stress Fibers

Jiu, Y., Lehtimaki, J., Tojkander, S., Cheng, F., Jäälinoja, H., Liu, X., Varjosalo, M., Eriksson, J. E. & Lappalainen, P., 2015, In : Cell Reports. 11, 10, p. 1511-1518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Genome-wide RNAi screen for nuclear actin reveals a network of cofilin regulators

Dopie, J., Rajakylä, E. K., Joensuu, M. S., Huet, G., Ferrantelli, E., Xie, T., Jäälinoja, H., Jokitalo, E. & Vartiainen, M. K., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Cell Science. 128, 13, p. 2388-2400 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Myosin IIb controls actin dynamics underlying the dendritic spine maturation

Koskinen, M., Bertling, E., Hotulainen, R., Tanhuanpää, K. & Hotulainen, P., 2014, In : Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 61, p. 56-64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review