Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR)


P.A.L.M. Robot MicroBeam

A PALM laser microbeam system is available in the DBMR. This instrument allows the microdissection of cell clusters or single cells from tissue sections for subsequent DNA or RNA preparation.

  • The PALM system is open for all users on a first come, first serve base, with priority given to groups from the DBMR.
  • It is located in the MEM-Building, Murtenstrasse 35, room C820.
  • The use of the instrument is free of charge but users should buy their own disposables such as PEN slides and collecting tubes
  • LPC microfuge tubes, Art 415101-4400-200
  • PALM adhesive caps 500 opaque, Art 415101-4400-250
  • PALM adhesive caps 500 clear, Art 415101-4400-255
  • PALM membrane slide PEN membrane, Art 415101-4400-000
  • For more information on the instrument and its technology:

First time users, or users requiring support, please contact