Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


Computers within the Biomedical Imaging Research Unit are available for image processing and analysis. There are currently no user charges for staff and students of the University of Auckland, however you still need to be an authorised user in order to make a booking using the BIRU scheduler.

  • ImageJ and Fiji (freeware)
  • Image Pro PLUS including 3D Constructor (MediaCybernetics)
  • MetaMorph® (Molecular Devices)
  • Amira (Visage Imaging)
  • ZEN 2010 (Carl Zeiss)
  • FluoView (Olympus)
  • Leica LCS (Leica)


Software support


Aslice through a cardiac muscle cell

Isuru D. Jayasinghe, Christian Soeller

Department of Physiology

2008 BIRU Trophy Winner


CT scan of the inside of a moa skull. 

Jeremy Corfield

Department of Anatomy with Radiology & School of Biological Sciences

2006 Medical Imaging Winner


First trimester placental villi.

Chez Viall

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

2009 BIRU Trophy Winner