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Cell Biology and Image Acquisition

The Cell Biology and Image Acquisition (CBIA) Core Facility provides state-of-the-art advanced microscopes, image analysis tools, and technical support to facilitate your microscopy research.

Our latests

CBIA core imaging contest poster
Image of the month

“CBIA core Imaging Contest 2022! Showcase your Research and Microscopy skills!”

Deadline for submission: August 21st 2022

Poster explaining why the acknowledgements of the facility matters

Acknowledge our facility

When using our instruments, please acknowledge the facility in your publications and reference the Cell Biology and Image Acquisition Core RRID: SCR_021845.
Publication policies






What's new?

Photo of laptop on a desk besides a notebook

Connect to R:drive

Due to some windows update we lost the "Medmap" tool on our workstation to connect to the Research drive.

New instructions here:

How to map Research drive manually.mp4

LSM 800 microscope new objective

LSM800 new objective 25x multi-immersion!

The new objective 25x is a glycerine immersion objective will allow to image organoids, spheroids and thick tissue on the confocal LSM800.

If you think you have an application for it, feel free to contact [email protected]

Human breast cancer cells image

"Following Story" at FacMed devoted to CBIA core: "Not just a pretty picture"

Contact us

Cell Biology and Image Acquisition Core Facility

Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
RGN 4206 & RGN 3111
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5

[email protected]

Who to contact?

Core Director
John W.R. Copeland, PhD
Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8641

[email protected]

Microscopy specialist Senior and Facility Manager
Chloë van Oostende-Triplet, PhD
Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8376

[email protected]