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INRA
24, chemin de Borde Rouge –Auzeville – CS52627
31326 Castanet Tolosan CEDEX - France

Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

Menu Logo Principal Plant pathology unit - INRA AVIGNON

Pathologie vegetale

Zone de texte éditable et éditée et rééditée

Microscopy service

Mimosa pollen

© Isabelle Bornard- Pollen of mimosa

Service provider, this laboratory, housed in our research unit, is equipped with light and electron microscopes, offering the opportunity to observe samples of diverse origins. This laboratory, under the responsibility of Isabelle Bornard, welcomes staff from diverse INRA laboratories and users outside the institute.

 

Objectives of the laboratory

  • Provide technical and scientific support to scientists
  • Make available microscopes through a system of rental
  • Perform services under contract after preliminary studies and project estimates
  • Provide training to new users

Equipment

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Light microscopy

Light microscopy

- Stereomicroscopes and light microscopes: including phase contrast microscopy and fluorescence microscopy
- Possibility to store and process images

 

Confocal microscopy

Confocal microscopy

- Confocal SP8 (Leica)

Electron microscopy

Electron microscopy

- MEB XL30 (FEI- Philips)
- MET HT7800 (HITACHI)

 

 

Equipment and accessories for sample preparation

Equipment and accessories for sample preparation

- Ultramicrotome - Leica (Ultracut E)
- TEM turbo carbon coater Balzers (MED 10)
- Sputter coater- Balzers
- Critical point drying system

Applications

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The observations are performed on various organisms in diverse areas of research, including plant pathology, zoology, and seed production...

Some applications of microscopy use for bacteria
Some applications of microscopy use for fungi
Some applications of microscopy use for viruses

Contacts

  Contact

BORNARD Isabelle

 Isabelle BORNARD
 Tel : 04.32.72.28.45
  Fax : 04.32.72.28.42
 isabelle.bornard(a)inra.fr
  

  Localization

Pathologie végétale-INRA PACA

 INRA PACA
 Unité de pathologie végétale
 rdc du bâtiment  "Patho1"
 Domaine saint Maurice
 67, allée des chênes
 CS60094
 F84143 Montfavet cedex
 Secrétariat : 04.32.72.28.40/43
 
 
 Download the pdf file of the map access

 

See also

Scientific production of the microscopy lab on line in the ProdInra database (open access archive that contains publications of the Inra's research units. Records can be accessed through a search based on a range of different topics). Sometimes pdf files are provided as indicated by "pièce jointe publique"