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Biological Optical Microscopy Platform

Overview of Services

The Biological Optical Microscopy Platform (BOMP) makes state-of-the art fluorescence microscopy equipment available to the students and staff of the University of Melbourne, as well as the wider community.

We provide support to a number of applications including confocal microscopy, live cell imaging, high-content screening, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy, 2-photon microscopy, lightsheet microscopy, super-resolution microscopy and image analysis.


• Instrument training

• Consultation on experimental design, sample preparation, sample imaging and image analysis

• Training workshops on advanced microscopy techniques and image analysis

• Collaboration on high-end techniques including high-content screening, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM), lightsheet microscopy, super-resolution microscopy & image analysis.

Please read our Terms and Condition before accessing our Platform resources.


Ellie Cho
Manager, Biological Optical Microscopy Platform
03 9035 5811

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm       

The University of Melbourne
Parkville, Victoria

Links and Resources

  3. You Tube


Name Role Phone Email Location
General Enquiries

03 9035 5811

Ellie Cho
03 9035 5811
N803, Medical Building
Gabriela Segal
Applications Specialist
03 8344 6413
N803, Medical Building
Hamid Soleimaninejad
Applications Specialist
03 9035 9616
103A, Bio21 Institute
Shane Cheung
Applications Specialist
03 8344 7590
N803, Medical Building
Kalyan Shobhana
Support Officer
03 8344 1406
N803, Medical Building

Available Equipment and Resources

Bio21 Institute (3)
Eastern Hill Precinct (1)
Image Analysis Software licenses (8)
Medical Building (6)
Peter Doherty Institute (4)
Physics (1)