Image of the Month

Visit previous winners and enter your own images by following this link. Images are chosen for their scientific and aesthetic qualities.

Microscope Reservations

The green button will take you to the CIC web calendaring system where you can reserve a microscope for your use. This button now takes you to the new iLab system for reserving microscopes!


Click the red button to see a list of all the techniques and protocols I have added to the website. Tips both for microscopy and sample preparation.

Current Status

  • OMX is down June 23, 2014

    OMX stage is non functional. Repair beginning today 23/06/2014. Estimated to be functional again sometime tomorrow.


  • SP5 is down June 23, 2014

    The Leica SP5 Confocal is currently awaiting repair for a faulty AOTF board or power supply.

    Estimate repair date is July 3rd.



  • No Issues February 14, 2014

    Currently no known issues with any of our microscopes.