Imaging Facility


Room Locations of Equipment in Suite 001 of HSRB

  • B - Nikon AR1+
  • D - Zeiss PALM Laser Microbeam
  • E - Nikon N-SIM N-STORM Super Resolution (Scheduled to be available in September 2016)
  • H - Philips TECNAI12BT Electron Microscopy
  • K - Leica TSP SP5 Confocal with Environmental Chamber
  • L - Leica TCS SP5 Inverted Confocal with Multiphoton Laser

Training for the A1RSi is available free of charge. Please contact Thomas Wilkop ( to schedule training.

Thomas Wilkop (
Chris Richards (

We are changing over to a new streamlined online scheduling system for all instruments in the facility. Please register at:
As part of the registration process, you will need to enter an account number for billing. If you have received training for the instruments you are able to reserve instrument time after your registration has been validated, if you require training, you will be contacted to set up your individual training.
For questions please contact the facility manager, Thomas Wilkop via email ( or stop by at Room 001 in the Peter P. Bosomworth Health Sciences Research Building (HSRB).


   Daytime M-F
(9am - 5pm)
After-hours Use All imaging sessions of
3 or more hours
SP5 AOBS  $30/hr $25/hr$20/hr
SP5 Multiphotom  $30/hr$25/hr$20/hr
Nikon A1RSi  $30/hr$25/hr$20/hr
Nikon N-SIM-N-STORM  $30/hr$25/hr$20/hr
Zeiss LSM880 Multiphotom Microscope  Coming in August
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Philips Tecnai TEM $90  
Training-1st Time Processing $150  
Laser Capture
   Daytime M-F
(9am - 5pm)
After-hours Use All imaging sessions of
3 or more hours
Zeiss PALM MicroBeam  $30/hr$25/hr $20/hr
Other Services
Imaging Services  $50/hr  
Data Clinic*  free  
Bulk Pricing Available
Tier 1: $6,500 for $7,500 in microscope time
Tier 2: $10,000 for $12,500 in microscope time
Tier 3: $17,500 for $25,000 in microscope time

* For Data Clinic services, contact Thomas Wilkop.

The facility is accessible at any time to members of the UK community that have an appropriate identification badge. Technical assistance will be available on weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Directions to the HSRB Light Microscopy Core

The Light Microscopy core is located in room 001 of the Peter P. Bosomworth Health Sciences Research Building (HSRB), at 1095 VA Drive, next to the Veterans Administration Hospital, and across University Drive from the Blanding/Kirwan Complex. Room 001 is located in the basement. For more detailed directions, call 859-323-6108.

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