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Indiana Microscopy Core


The Microscopy Core is a nationally recognized core service at IU School of Medicine that provides outstanding consultation and access to state-of-the-art microscope equipment. To better serve regional diabetes researchers, this core provides consultation and specialized services for intravital microscopy of pancreas and transplanted islets, FRET assays, and fluorescent biosensors for analysis of intracellular signaling cascades.


  • Epifluorescence microscopes and digital workstations
  • Leica SP8, Olympus Fluoview 1000 MPE1, Fluoview 1000 MPE2, Spinning Disk Confocal
  • Technical assistance or training

Core People

Core Director
Kenneth W Dunn PhD Indiana Microscopy Core Email