Instruct Centre ES - Centre for Image Processing

Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC)

The Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC) at the CNB-CSIC is, within Instruct, the European Reference Center for infrastructure provision in Image Processing in Transmission Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microscopy. It provides support to structural biologists, helping them to maximize the extraction of biological knowledge from their microscopy images. To this end it provides support and training in the use of image processing software, as well as developing software and all related activities oriented towards the standardization, simplification and reliability of the image processing tasks.

You can find a good description of our software platform for service support at:

The are two modalities of support, the first one is remote-access only, while the second one allows for a personalized help in the context of challenging projects.

Centre for Image Processing

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Darwin 3



Visitor information

How to reach us:

By car: The University Campus is at the Km. 15 of the Colmenar road (M-607, Ctra. Colmenar Viejo, Km. 15).

I2PC at the University Campus

By public transportation: You can reach the University Campus from Madrid either by bus (line 714 from Plaza de Castilla) or by train (line C4 and C10 from Atocha, Sol, Nuevos Ministerios or Chamartin railway stations).

You can get more information at the University Webpage. In the map of the campus, the National Center of Biotechnology is located at the building number 18.

Flagship Service/Technology at Centre for Image Processing:

This platform will provide personalized support to Instruct projects requiring specialized processing of either electron or X-ray microscopy images. It will also help developers in integrating their methods into generally accessible analysis workflows.

The Instruct Image Processing Center (I2PC) in Madrid will assign personnel to this analysis, as well as the required computational resources.


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Scientific Contacts
Jose Carazo
Jose Carazo

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José Carrascosa
José Carrascosa

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Admin Contacts
Blanca Elena Benitez Silva
Blanca Elena Benitez Silva

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Technical Contacts
Carlos Oscar Sanchez Sorzano
Carlos Oscar Sanchez Sorzano

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Roberto Melero
Roberto Melero

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