Imaging and Visualization Center

The Imaging and Visualization facility includes the following equipment:

  • Olympus Fluoview 1000 confocal microscope with computer-controlled XYZ stage
  • Olympus Fluoview 300 confocal microscope
  • Olympus IX81 inverted microscope with a cooled grayscale CCD camera, EMCCD camera, 3-laser TIRF system and XYZ stage
  • Olympus BX53 upright microscope with a cooled grayscale CCD camera and a color camera
  • Two-laser (488 and 633 nm) flow cytometer and sorter (FacsAria, Becton Dickinson)
  • Chamber for live cell observation with temperature, humidity, and CO2 control
  • Optics for DIC, phase contrast and Hoffman modulation imaging
  • Jasco 8200 spectrofluorometer

The facility is open to faculty and students. To request user time at the facility contact Dr. Michael Model at 330-672-2874 or by email at