In Vitro Molecular Imaging Facility

The in-vitro molecular imaging facility uses confocal microscopy to visualize and quantify the localization of specific molecules within the living cell. The facility was established in 1999 by Dr. Stephen Ferguson and has gone through significant expansion over the years under his direction. It has grown from a single confocal microscope within a 100 square foot room to a multi-site facility with six fluorescence imaging systems, a digital imaging laboratory and an on-site cell culture facility.

The facility operates as a multi-user resource and is available to all researchers at the University as well as the entire research community within the region.