Max Planck Core Facilities

MPFI Electron Microscopy Core

Our Electron Microscopy Core provides innovative ultrastructural visualization technologies based on collaborations with investigators, offering expertise, training, and support in the latest technologies and advances in the field.

MPFI Mechanical Workshop

Our Mechanical Workshop is a special Core Facility, typically present in most Max Planck Institutes, that designs and builds commercially unavailable equipment and customizes existing tools for use in novel research methods by MPFI scientists.

MPFI Molecular Core

Our Molecular Core specializes in the use of viral based vectors for gene transfer, supporting investigators at MPFI and throughout the surrounding neuroscience community.

MPFI Optical Workshop and Light Microscopy

Light Microscopy Core provides state-of-the-art technology for imaging living cells and tissues and collaborates with investigators to develop and implement novel imaging technologies.