The Core Facility for Advanced Light Microscopy, Ullevål

The Core Facility for Advanced Light Microscopy, Ullevål is located at the Institute for Experimental Medical Research, 4th floor, building 7, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål.

We offer services with confocal laser scanning microscopy as well as whole cell fluorescence in combination with microelectrode techniques. We provide services to local Oslo University Hospital users as well as to regional Helse Sør-Øst users. More information about available techniques can be found under the Services tab at the top of the page. 

For booking or technical questions, please contact:

Bill Louch, Core Facility Leader,                                  
email: w.e.louch@medisin.uio.no, phone: 47349595

Michael Frisk, Core Facility Manager,
email: michael.frisk@medisin.uio.no, phone: 91545514

Organization and Funding

Our core facility is part of an Imaging platform at Oslo University Hospital, supported by Helse Sør-Øst in the ”Advanced Light Microscopy” platform, which includes two additional nodes located at:

The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello

Department of Pathology, Rikshospitalet, Gaustad

Infrastructure included in the facility node at Ullevål has been purchased through grants from Helse Sør-Øst and the University of Oslo. 

User Fees

All users of the core facility services are charged an hourly fee. For Helse Sør-Øst users the fee is 150 NOK/hour for the use of a core facility microscope, and additionally, 500 NOK/hour for assistance from core facility staff. Academic users outside of Helse Sør-Øst are charged an additional 50% on the above fees, while non-academic users are charged an additional 100%.