BIC - about us

Biomedicum Imaging Core (BIC) provides services to users having the need of advanced light microscopy and associated image processing and analytical tools. Our services are located on two floors at Biomedicum in Solna.

BIC Managing Team
Meet the BIC Managing Team. From the left: Per Uhlén (Director), Shigeaki Kanatani, Göran Månsson, Florian Salomons, Connla Edwards.

Please contact the BIC managing team when you want to schedule time for training, request a login to our booking system (iLab) or have general questions about our services.

BIC Managing Team

We have different expertise areas within our team. There is a possibility to contact us directly with specific questions related to our different expertise areas. The facility is led by Per Uhlén, director, and he is managing team of four experts.

Please send an e-mail to or report in iLab if an unexpected incident occurs while using any of the services at BIC. Then we can help you solve any acute issues in the best possible way.

Florian Salomons

Senior Research Infrastructure Specialist
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Göran Månsson

Research Engineer

Connla Edwards

Research Engineer
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Shigeaki Kanatani

Research Specialist
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Per Uhlén


Contact and visit us

The Biomedicum Imaging Core Facility (BIC) is situated in Biomedicum on KI Campus Solna.

Facility email:

Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, 171 65 Solna

Postal address: Biomedicum Imaging Core Facility (BIC), D6, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm

Goods delivery/dock (parcels/larger deliveries): Biomedicum Imaging Core Facility (BIC), D6, Tomtebodavägen 16, 171 65 Solna 

Please contact us when you want to schedule time for training, request a login to our booking system (iLab) or have general questions about our services.

Choosing a microscope and where to find it

If you are interested in more details, we have compiled detailed information about our instruments. The information could be useful when choosing between different microscopes.

You are always welcome to contact us if you need further information or guidance among the microscopes.

Where to find our instruments.