The CMI provides training and assistance in
Brightfield, widefield, Confocal,
Transmission and Scanning Electron
Microscopy. The centre is a unique and
important resource for members of the
scientific community as they approach a
variety of research problems that call for
On-campus researchers have access to the
centre, and investigators from other third
level institutes and the private sector are
also welcomed. The CMI has the capacity to
undertake a limited amount of work, as well
as offering assistance or advice in the
Brightfield Microscopy - including DIC
and Phase Contrast imaging.
Flurorescence Microscopy - including
live time lapse imaging.
Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
Confocal Microscopy laser scanning
Raman imaging and spectroscopy.
Transmission Electron Microscopy.
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Brightfield, Fluorescence, Confocal ,
TEM and SEM sample preparation
Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy
Immunocytochemistry in conjunction with
Fluorescence, Confocal and Electron
3D and 4D Imaging Analysis.
Morphometry and Stereology.
Services provided by the CMI staff can be
tailored to the needs of the investigator.
The examination of a broad range of
specimens from cultured cells to polymers,
and from nanoparticles to botanical samples
can be carried out by the CMI.
Training is carried out in a number of ways
, using remote live streaming and face to
face sessions bringing in a blended approach
that also enables us to continue our
operations during the pandemic.