About the CMI

The Centre for Microscopy and Imaging  is a university core facility for students, research and teaching staff. Our highly experienced, specialist staff are committed to providing a supportive and resourceful working  environment where researchers can expect expert advice and comprehensive training that equips them to  achieve their goals. Our challenge is to meet present needs of researchers for microstructural characterisation and to equip NUIG  to meet new horizons by enabling cutting edge microscopy techniques. The CMI works with research teams from all disciplines and departments in NUIG including  AnatomyChemistry,Biochemistry, Engineering, CURAM , REMEDI and the NCBES.  We also welcome collaboration and partnership with industry. The CMI are currently are part of the National Biophotonics Imaging Platform, and part of the NUIG core facility operations group. Currently the CMI is managed and run by :

Prof. Peter Dockery, facility director;

Dr. Kerry Thompson, facility co-director;

Dr. Peter Owens, senior technical officer LM;

Dr. Eadaoin Timmins, senior technical officer EM;

Dr. Emma McDermott, senior technical officer EM;

Mr. Mark Webber, slide scanner technologist;