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Friday, April 25, 2014 (All day)

Dr. Paul Wallace is joining the University Spectroscopy and Imaging Facility (USIF) from the state of Washington where he earned his doctorate in Physical Chemistry (2005). He then joined the University of Washington NanoTech User Facility (2007-2013) where he gained experience in surface probe, optical, and electron microscopies and micro nanofabrication. Paul is a specialist in Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Raman spectroscopy.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:15 to Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 23:45

For 39 years the Nikon "Small World" Contest has given us beautiful images of the world seen through the lens of a microscope.  In addition, Nikon now has a "Small World in Motion" digital video contest. The deadline for entering the 2014 contest is April 30, 2014.

Contest Details:

Previous contest winners (still images):


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:00 to Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 13:45

4D Technology Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, is soliciting proposals that will advance the use and development of biological applications of Quantitative Phase Microscopy.  Up to three winning researchers or organizations will receive $2,000 cash prizes for submitting the winning proposals. In addition, if appropriate to the application, 4D Technology will provide on-site use of a BioCam Quantitative Phase Microscope, along with support personnel and training, to validate the application and acquire data appropriate for a long-term research proposal. 


Friday, March 21, 2014 - 08:00 to 18:00

The annual meeting of AIMS provides a forum for members to discuss research and exchange ideas, as well as an opportunity for learning about new techniques and concepts.  The 2014 meeting will be held on the campus of Arizona State University.  For more information about the meeting, see the AIMS website.  

Membership in AIMS is inexpensive and provides a great opportunity to network for faculty, staff, interested professionals and students.


Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 13:00 to 16:00

NOTE: This lab closed in the fall of 2014. If you are looking for Histology services at the UA, see TACMASR at the Cancer Center.

The Histology Service Lab invites you to join us for an open house on Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 1-4pm.  Light refreshments will be provided.


Friday, January 17, 2014 - 13:30 to 14:30

Deltavision Elite: New possibilities for imaging small, dim and live biological samples