Cellular Imaging

Microscopy, digital imaging, and whole animal imaging expertise.

UACC's TACMASR will now be providing histology services for Cellular Imaging

News Date: 
September 1, 2014 :00am

The CMM Histology Service Lab is merging into the UACC's TACMASR facility (announcement) effective the first week of September 2014.  

Routine paraffin and frozen section services will continue to be offered, with the availability of automated immunohistochemisty and in situ hybridization staining capabilities, as well as access to board certified Pathologists.  

Introduction to Scientific Digital Images workshop

Datetime: 
January 14, 2014 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
The primary goal of this workshop is to show that the image is really data, to illustrate what can be done with those data, and the ease with which they can be compromised.
 

Onsite demonstration of Superresolution (SIM) microscope

Datetime: 
December 9, 2013 - 8:00am - January 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Representatives of Carl Zeiss Microscopy, LLC will be demonstrating the Elyra S.1 Structured Illumination Microscope (SIM) during the first week. During the rest of the time the instrument is here Dr. Elliott and Mr. Cromey will be available to operate the instrument.

New: The Microscopy Alliance website

News Date: 
October 23, 2013 :00am

The Cellular Imaging Facility Core, in collaboration with the University of Arizona Cancer Center's Cancer Imaging Shared Service, Arizona Research Laboratories' AHSC Microscopy facility, and the Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine has launched a new website. The Microscopy Alliance is a collaborative effort between the many campus microscopy core facilities to bring together in one place information about microscopes, the facilities that offer them, and the experts that manage the microscopes. At launch the website featured 24 microscopes in 10 facilities.

Raman microscopy - vendor presentation and on-site demonstration

Datetime: 
September 16, 2013 (All day) - September 19, 2013 (All day)

Presentation: Raman-AFM: towards nanoscale chemical and structural imaging
Wed 9/18/13, 4pm in the Koffler Building, Room 216.

Instrument demonstration: High performance confocal Raman microscopy and imaging
An opportunity to explore the analytical power of Raman spectroscopy, using Renishaw's inVia Raman microscope; the industry leading standard, offering very high sensitivity and throughput performance.

Introduction to Scientific Digital Images - workshop

Datetime: 
August 22, 2013 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
The primary goal of this workshop is to show that the image is really data, to illustrate what can be done with those data, and the ease with which they can be compromised.
 

AFM workshop

Datetime: 
May 13, 2013 (All day) - May 17, 2013 (All day)

The AFM workshop is open to all UA students and researchers who will be using Atomic Force Microscopy for their research projects.  Attendance is limited to 18 for the hands-on lab and preference will be given to new AFM users who plan to use the instruments in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry’s Keck Facility.   The 5 day AFM workshop will consist of lecture and lab sections geared to introduce new users t

Digital Imaging workshop at Emory University

News Date: 
March 19, 2013 :00am

Cellular Imaging Facility Core manager Douglas Cromey gave a 3hr workshop entitled Introduction to Digital Images In Science: Capture, Manipulation, Ethics & Presentation at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

Advanced Microscopy - seminar

Datetime: 
January 28, 2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Speaker: 
Thomas Pingel, LaVision Biotec, Germany

Source: http://dev.biologists.org/content/136/12/1963/F1.expansion.htmlThere are a number of novel techniques (light sheet microscopy, Two-photon imaging, Flourescnece Lifetime imaging, etc) to improve on what we can see using standard light microscopy.  If you are interesting in learning about these up-and-coming techniques, please attend:

Student poster contest - Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society annual meeting

Datetime: 
March 7, 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
News Date: 
March 7, 2013 :00am

The Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society annual meeting is scheduled for Thursday March 7, 2013 at the University of Arizona, in the South Ballroom of the Memorial Student Union.  The complete schedule can be found at http://www.azmicroscopy.org/conferences.php.

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