Light Microscopy Core Facility Relocation

The Light Microscopy Core has relocated to suite 080-088 in the basement of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building (HKRB). This new location meets our current and future needs. Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions, or simply want to have a tour here. We look forward to meeting you!


Light Microscopy Core Who We Are

The primary mission of light microscopy core is to support the optical imaging needs of the UK research community by assisting them in obtaining, analyzing, and quantifying high quality images and data. The facility provides access to and expertise in a wide range of advanced imaging instrumentation that include confocal, multiphoton, and super resolution microscopes. 


Photo Gallery

Click through these images to see our equipment in action.

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Cells grown on 3d scaffold, imaged with the Zeiss 880. Courtesy of Divakar Karanth.

New Slide Scanner

The scanner allows automated scanning of up to 100 slides for either traditional three-color histology stains or fluorescence labeled slides. The unit is equipped with 7 fluorescent channels and polarization options for bright field.

For general inquiries regarding the Light Microscopy Core, please submit the following form.