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University Imaging Centers Open Houses!


Be aware that The University Imaging Centers will be holding Open Houses from 9:30am until 4:30 pm on Oct. 30 for our Jackson Hall facility and Oct. 31 for the Snyder Hall facility.

Come tour our facilities, view the latests instruments, and meet the staff and enjoy the Halloween candy and pizza!

We have recently added new N-SIM Super-resolution Microscopy, a Typhoon 9500 gel and blot scanner and a microscope slide scanner to our stable of capabilities!

Thermo Fisher Scientific (formally Life Technologies) representation will also be present to showcase the latest in reagents, instruments and supplies available in our Supply Centers.

The University Imaging Centers Jackson Hall facility is located on the first floor in the North-wing of Jackson Hall (rm 1-151). Our Snyder Hall location on the St. Paul campus is in room 23.

We are an instructional and instrumentation core facility open to students, staff, and faculty in support of their teaching and research activities. The UIC is also available to investigators outside the University.

Please contact Mark Sanders with any questions, we hope to see you there!

We hope to see you there!

PS - Please feel free to download the announcement and post the flyer!

STORM and BioRad Decomissioned. Introducing the GE Typhoon 9500 and Amersham Imager 600UV

Attention University Imaging Center Users!

The Storm 840 and BioRad scanner in Jackson Hall have been decomissioned and replaced by the GE Typhoon 9500 and Amersham Imager 600UV (Thanks to support from BMBB!).

The new equipment will be available starting Thursday October 23rd. There is still a Storm 860 is available in Snyder Hall, St. Paul and a GELPRO gel imager in MTRF (Biomedical Discovery District).

If you have any addtional questions. Please contact UIC staff.

University Imaging Centers: Offering microscopy technology worthy of the Nobel prize.

The Nobel prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stegan W. Hell and William E. Moerner "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

Official Posting:

Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy technology is currently available to you at the University Imaging Centers!

View the instrument here: Nikon A1Rsi Confocal with SIM Super Resolution.

Please contact Mark Sanders or Guillermo Marques if you're interested in learning more about this technology at the UIC.


Introduction to Correlative Microscopy: Making Correlative Experiments Easier.

The Academic Health Center's Institute for Molecular Virology Research in Progress co-sponsored by the UMN Characterization facility presents...

"Introduction to Correlative Microscopy: Making Correlative Experiments Easier"

This talk will be given by Gabriella Kiss, a Life Science Product Engineer at FEI.

  • When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 1pm
  • Where: 2-690 Moos Tower

Download the flyer here!

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2015


Plan now to attend the largest scientific and equipment meeting dedicated solely to microscopy and microanalysis in beautiful Portland, Oregon.

From our opening to new closing receptions, the meeting will be packed with short courses, tutorials, workshops, 120+ exhibitors with the latest technologies, all anchored by 1000+ scientific presentations and posters.

Meeting travel awards are available for students, post-docs and technologists!

As always, Society members will reveive reduced registration rates. Visit the society websites for detailed membership information.

Take at the downloadable look at the flyer here!