Microscopy and Analytical Imaging

The Microscopy and Analytical Imaging (MAI) Lab focuses on molecular and biophysical characterizations and analytical spectroscopic imaging. The lab consists of a wide spectrum of analytical imaging devices with spectral imaging capabilities. Sample preparation facilities are present within the lab for both materials and living biological samples.

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  • Assay development, analysis and data exploration
  • Image analysis and computational processing
  • Sample prep
  • Light, electron, and scanning probe microscopy
  • 2-D DIGE Scanning & Analysis and Microarray Scanning
Heather Shinogle
Haworth Hall, room 1043


Biochemistry & Protein Science

Bioinformatics & Modeling


Materials Characterization

Molecular Structures

Translational Biology

Ability to set up 24 NMR experiments at one time and eliminate periodic user intervention
Screen up to 100,000 compounds in two days for endpoint assays
Next-generation genome sequencing
Near-infrared and bioluminescence imaging instrumentation to track gene of interest and/or tumor growth
Expertise in the design and stability of various pharmaceutical dosage forms
More than 40 computational chemistry software programs and databases
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