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Zone of Observation by Microscopy

Published on 27 May 2019
The ZoOM (Zone of Observation by Microscopy) is a microscopy facility that is open to the Biosciences and Biotechnologies Institute of Aix-Marseille (BIAM, UMR 7265 - CEA/CNRS/AMU) and to the Laboratory of Ecotoxicology of Radionuclides (IRSN). It is also accessible to exterior users, in the context of collaborations.

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The ZoOM facility is hosted on the CEA Cadarache center. Its management is shared between the Team Signalization for the Adaptation of plants to their Environment (CEA/DRF/BIAM/SAVE) and the Radionuclide Ecotoxicology Laboratory  (IRSN).

The equipment is distributed across two buildings, respectively belonging to the CEA and the IRSN. Please consult the information specific to the different material to learn more about the available equipment and how to access them.


          ZoOm equipment


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Support & partnerships

  • The ZoOM facility is financially supported by CEA, IRSN, CNRS, the PACA region, the Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône (CG13), and Europe.
  • The ECCOREV (ECosystèmes COntinentaux et Risques EnVironnementaux), a federation that fosters interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences, is also a partner of the ZoOM.

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