Analytical Imaging Facility (AIF)

Overview of Services

The Analytical Imaging Facility (AIF) provides state of the art methods in modern light and electron microscopy imaging to biomedical scientists with all levels of expertise.

Available techniques include:  

  • Electron microscopy: TEM, SEM, and sample preparation
  • Light microscopy: confocal, multiphoton, fluorescence, and bright-field imaging
  • Image analysis: Volocity, Imaris, and ImageJ

For more infomation please visit the AIF web page.

Location and Hours of Operation

Staffed Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Operating Hours: 24/7 Access for trained users

Location: Forchheimer 639 & 641, Price 210 & 216


Name Role Phone Email Location
Frank Macaluso M.Sc
Administrative Director and Director of Electron Microscopy
Forchheimer 641
Vera DesMarais Ph.D
Director of Light Microscopy
Forchheimer 641

Available Equipment and Resources

Confocal Microscopes (3)
Decommissioned (6)
Digital Light Microscopes (8)
Image Analysis (6)
Laser Capture Microdissection Microscope (1)
Multiphoton Microscope (1)
Scanners (4)
Scanning Electron Microscope (1)
Specimen Prep Equipment (4)
Super Resolution Microscope (1)
Transmission Electron Microscopes (3)