Zebrafish unit

The Zebrafish unit provides full zebrafish services from generation of gene-modified fish to imaging facilities of live and fixed fish.
The unit is a part of the international ZFIN network and European Zebrafish Research Center (EZRC) platform.


  • Aquatic Habitats aquarium systems for 40 000 fish
  • Noldus XT Daniovision system
  • Two high-speed camera systems
  • idTracker analysis system
  • Leica SP2 AOBS confocal/2P system
  • 3 microinjection platforms
  • 7 stereo microscopes



  • Designing, production and maintenance of transgenic zebrafish lines
  • Experimental design
  • Genotyping
  • Microinjections
  • Xenografts for in vivo cancer studies
  • Live imaging of behavior and organ functions


Contact person: Henri Koivula, henri.koivula@helsinki.fi

Location: Biomedicum 2, Tukholmankatu 8 , ground floor, Meilahti campus