The Embryo Transfer and Transgenic Unit offers scientists the services of rederivation, cryopreservation and revitalization of strains from frozen embryos or sperm. We also support our researchers with transgenic projects by offering microinjection services of different types.


  • cryopreservation
  • rederivation
  • revitalization
  • pronuclear injection
  • ES cells injection 


  • ESCO in vitro fertilization workstations
  • Stationary surgery microscopes Olympus SZX7 with heating and transmitted light
  • M80 Leica stereomicroscope
  • M125 Leica stereomicroscope
  • Inverted microscope
  • CO2 incubators Memmert INC108med
  • CO2 incubator, Eppendorf
  • Electric controlled rate freezer for straws (VIA Freezer from Asymptote)
  • LN2 storage tanks 
  • Several Table autoclaves (MELAG, Bartelt)
  • Glass bead sterilizers
  • Control units for temperature sensors and warming plates
  • Microinjector