Cellular Imaging Shared Resource

Services We Provide



  • Digital upright and inverted fluorescence microscopes
  • Bright field, DIC, phase contrast, polarizing, fluorescence, digital multispectral
  • Laser scanning confocal microscope (LSCM)
  • Multiphoton microscopy
  • Live cell/Time-lapse microscopy
  • Laser capture microdissection
  • Single cell incroinjection
  • Transmission Electron microscopy (TEM)
  • Scanning Electron microscopy (SEM)

Additional Capabilities

  • Immunolabeling for LM, EM, SEM and LSCM
  • Enzyme cytochemistry
  • Cyromicrotomy and EDX compositional microanalysis
  • Image processing and analysis


  • Olympus FV1200 Spectral Confocal
  • Zeiss LSM510 laser scanning confocal system
  • Olympus FV1000 5 laser confocal (WFIRM)
  • Olympus FV1000MP-Multiphoton/intravital microscope (WFIRM)
  • Computer workstations with image processing, analysis, and 3-D reconstruction software (WFIRM)
  • Arcturus PixCell II laser microdissection system
  • Olympus IX-70 flurescence microscopes
  • Olympus X63-Multispectral -CRi NUANCE EX (WFIRM)
  • Zeiss Axioplan 2
  • Zeiss Axiovert time-lapse video microscopy system for cultured cells
  • Reichert Ultracut microtomes and cryoultramicrotomes
    • FEI Technai BioTwin 120 keV TEM with digital imaging 
    • Complete specimen preparation facilities

    The Cellular Imaging Shared Resource is equipped to carry out all phases of sample preparation for electron microscopy with a staff that includes a technical engineer/manager and two technologists. 

    Quick Reference

    Cellular Imaging Shared Resource

    Phone 336-716-2670

    Frank C. Marini, PhD

    Phone 336-713-1471


    Supervisor and Chief EM Technologist
    Ken Grant

    Phone 336-716-6175


    EM Technologist
    Paula Graham

    Phone 336-716-2670


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