University of Minnesota
University Imaging Center
University Imaging Centers - Where the University sees the future

Contact Us

Cancer & Cardiovascular Resarch Building (CCRB)

  • UMN Twin-Cities: East Bank Campus
  • City: Minneapolis
  • Phone: 612-626-6202
  • Physical Address: 1-220 Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building, 2231 6th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Jackson Hall (JH)

  • UMN Twin-Cities: East Bank Campus
  • City: Minneapolis 
  • Phone: 612-624-7938 
  • Physical Address: 1-151 Jackson Hall, 321 Church St. SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Snyder Hall (SH)

  • UMN Twin-Cities: St. Paul Campus
  • City: St. Paul
  • Phone: 612-624-3454
  • Physical Address: 23 Snyder Hall, 1475 Gortner Avenue, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108


Microscopy and imaging is advancing at a tremendous pace.  

What advances are most likely to facilitate your research?  Please provide suggestions.

Program Director

Mark Sanders

Provides leadership in the formulation, development and implementation of the University-wide shared multi-scale microscopy facility. Training and project consultation, fixed and live cell optical microcsopy and imaging from single cell to whole animal imaging, advanced optical techniques (MP, FRET, FRAP, FLIM, etc.); scanning and transmission electron microscopy; in vivo imaging; image analysis and reconstruction.

Jackson Hall / Synder Hall / CCRB

Assistant Director

Guillermo Marques

Training, fixed and live cell optical microcsopy, molecular biology, advanced optical techniques (FRET, FRAP, FLIM), project consultation

Jackson Hall


John Oja

Training, fixed cell optical microscopy, live animal, image processing, hardware support.

Snyder Hall

Gregg Amundson

IT Support, Poster Printing, Website

Jackson Hall

Gail Celio

Scanning and transmission electron microscopy and sample prep, immunogold, EDS, cryoEM.

Snyder Hall

Alex Cramer

Operations Manager, IT support, Poster Printing, 3D Printing, iLab Support, Accounting and Billing, Policy Inquiries, External Agreements.

Snyder Hall / CCRB

Jason Mitchell

Cell: 612.208.5898

Multi-photon Microscopy, Ultrasound, Live Animal Imaging.


Yung Kim

µPET/CT, Confocal Microscopy, Small Animal Imaging.


Adrienne Sherman

Imaging Specialist.

Jackson Hall

Student Employees

Shihab Ahmed

Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building & Jackson Hall

Blake Genis

Snyder Hall

Meimei Vang

Snyder Hall

Tora Kozic

Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building

Abby Adamski

Jackson Hall