Microscope Imaging Facility

The Microscope Imaging Facility provides access to a wide range of imaging modalities for analysis of biological samples.  Our expert staff provides imaging and analysis services, as well as specialized training and support for our users.  The facility is located in the Erma Byrd Biomedical Research Center on the Health Sciences Center campus at West Virginia University.  Contact us to learn how we can support your research.

Acknowledging the Microscope Imaging Facility

Please remember to acknowledge the relevant grants that support the Microscope Imaging Facility in all your publications:

Imaging experiments and image analysis were performed in the West Virginia University Microscope Imaging Facility, which has been supported by the WVU Cancer Institute and NIH grants P20RR016440 and P30RR032138/P30GM103488.

If you make use of the following equipment, please include these funding sources:

All Users:  P20RR016440, P30GM103488 and U54GM104942

  • Dell Workstation #1 (Before July 2017): P20RR016440
  • Dell Workstation #1 (After July 2017): P20GM103434
  • Dell Workstation #2 (After July 2017): P20GM103434
  • Nikon A1R/N SIM-E: U54GM104942 and P20GM103434
  • Nikon Live Cell: R01DE014578
  • Nikon Sweptfield: P20RR016440 and P30GM103488
  • Olympus MVX10: P20GM103434
  • Olympus VS120 Slide Scanner: P20GM103434
  • Zeiss Fluorescent: P20GM103434
  • Zeiss LSM 710 w/ Airyscan: P30GM103503 and P20GM103434
  • Zeiss PALM: P20RR015574
  • Zeiss Tissue Culture: P30GM103488 and P20GM103434

Please let us know when you publish, and if possible, give us a copy of your manuscript. 

In instances where a MIF staff member has made a significant contribution to your publication, above and beyond routine training and advice, co-authorship should be considered.