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Nikon Imaging Center Mission


The Nikon Imaging Center (NIC) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is an integral component of the Northwestern University Center for Advanced Microscopy supported by Nikon, the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. It is our mission to:

  • Augment basic research by providing access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment
  • Provide training courses and organize symposia on light microscopy techniques for the benefits of the Northwestern community as well as the greater Chicago area
  • Introduce cutting-edge imaging technology to Northwestern University
  • Serve as a instrument evaluation and testing site for new equipment from Nikon
  • Serve as a learning center for staff, scientists and students

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