Affiliated Partners

An overview of instrumentation and expertise available via affiliated partners is shown below:

Zeiss AxioZoom.V16: Fluorescence Stereo Zoom Microscope for Large Fields


  • Microscope
    •  Axio Zoom.V16 microscope body
    • apochromatic motor zoom 16:1 (0.7x … 11.2x)
    • Eyepiece PL 10x/23 Br foc
  • 2 Objective's:
    • PlanApo Z 0.5x/0.125
    • Apo Z 1.5x FWD 30mm
  • Brightfield and fluorescence illumination
  • Filter set:
    • DAPI, GFP, mRFP 
  • Camera Axiocam 305 color
  • Zeiss image acquisition and processing software


  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Morphology, Salisburylaan 133 D5 entrance 78, B-9820 Merelbeke

Contact information

Prof. Ward De Spiegelaere

Fluorescent biosensor imaging


Monitoring and quantitative analysis of signaling dynamics via existing/optimized or newly developed genetically encoded reporters and FRET-based biosensors in (single) living cells and tissues. (more information on the Laboratory webpage)


Biosensor imaging

Wide-field Nikon TiE inverted microscope with:

  • Objectives: 10x and 20x (0.5 NA)
  • Illumination: Lumencor Spectra X LED Light Engine
  • Emission Filter sets and Dichroics (Chroma Technology) on automated filter wheel Lambda 10-B Smart Shutter (Sutter Instrument)
  • Camera : DS-Qi2 CMOS camera (Nikon), 4908 x 3264 pixels
  • OkoLab topstage incubation for CO2 and temperature control
  • Software: Nikon NIS-Elements with JOBS module (Nikon)

Details Equipment configuration 


VIB/UGent Center for Inflammation Research (IRC)

Room W278

Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 71

9052 Gent-Zwijnaarde

Contact information

Prof. Dr. F. Riquet: