The FLI Core Facilities and Services

The Core Facilities and Core Services of the FLI support scientists with state-of-the-art technology platforms and methodology to carry out their research in a timely and efficient way. The facilities’ personnel not only renders services but also provides training in the underlying principles and guided use of the technologies to the users. This integrated service and training concept enables users to carry out a sound validation and interpretation of data gained through a Facility platform. Most of the FLI Core Facilities and Services are also accessible to scientists from outside the FLI. For further information, please contact the Head of Core.

The Core Facilities of the FLI are:

  • Life Science Computing
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Functional Genomics
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Proteomics
  • Imaging
  • Technology Transfer (SPARK@FLI)

Furthermore, the following Core Services are provided:

  • Histology & Electron Microscopy
  • Protein Production
  • Gamma Irradiation Chamber
  • Small animal computer tomography
  • S2-Safety Level Laboratories
  • Laboratory Supplies

Our Animal Facilities comprise:

  • Mouse houses

as well as

  • Fish houses (Zebrafish/Nothobranchius furzeri)


    Tobias Sperka
    Head of Core
    +49 3641 65-6822

    Patricia Möckel
    +49 3641 65-6240