To make a wide range of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge light microscopy systems available to investigators at the University of Virginia and neighboring scientific communities for life science projects.
To be a resource for consultancy in all light microscopy related subjects:
Optimal instrument application
Optimal fluorophore selection
Image processing and data analysis
To be a resource for training and education.
To innovate and develop new imaging approaches and related technologies in cooperation with UVA faculty and other imaging experts.