Manawatu Microscopy and Imaging Centre

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Massey University, Palmerston North

The Manawatu Microscopy & Imaging Centre (MMIC) is a multi-user imaging facility based at Massey University. 

We provide researchers with the latest equipment needed for transmitted light and fluorescence microscopy, electron microscopy and image analysis.

The facilities include:

  • Leica TCS SP5 confocal microscope.
  • FEI Quanta 200 environmental Scanning Electron Microscope with digital image capture and EDAX for elemental analysis
  • Philips CM10 Transmission Electron Microscope with SIS Morada high-resolution digital imaging.
  • Four advanced compound research microscopes with digital image capture for Bright Field, DIC and Phase Contrast, Transmitted Light Microscopy and Widefield Fluorescence.
  • Image analysis suite with a range of software for Quantitative Analysis, image rendering, and preparation for publication or presentation.