Equipment and Core Facilities

Facility overview

  • Online booking system accessible from everywhere
  • Training and troubleshooting available
  • Independent and supported use of instruments
  • Image analysis support provided
  • Consultation on experiment planning (sample preparation, selecting the microscope and application, acquisition settings, data analysis etc.)
  • Collaboration with researchers for demanding applications
  • Seminars, workshops, and courses on microscopy and imaging

Contact Information

  1. Director

    Dr. Aaron Goodarzi

  2. Microscopy Imaging Specialist

    Dr. Anne Vaahtokari

  3. All inquiries about access and training

    Dr. Anne Vaahtokari
    Tel: (403)-210 7895
    Office location: HRIC 2B30D

University of Calgary – Centre for Advanced Technologies (CAT) – is the umbrella under which the Cumming School of Medicine has gathered core facilities that offer significant research support. These include research platforms providing many of the essential technologies to support contemporary biomedical research across many domains of activity (genomics, proteomics, cellular and medical imaging, and bioinformatics). These platforms are complemented by basic service facilities

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