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Comprehensive Course on Fluorescence Microscopy

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Our next Comprehensive Course on Fluorescence Microscopy will take place the week of November 14-18th. Deadline for registration is November 1st. Click here for more details.

Accelerate your research program by tapping into a
world-class imaging facility

The Advanced Optical Microscopy Facility (AOMF) is centrally located in the Discovery District in Toronto, Ontario, serving University Health Network as well as external academic and industrial users. It is the largest microscopy facility in Canada with instruments at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, the Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower (formerly TMDT) and Toronto General Hospital. With over 30 instruments and 4 staff members, the AOMF is equipped to help you with nearly any optical microscopy application including: confocal, multiphoton, FRAP, FRET, live-cell, timelapse, spectral unmixing, in-vivo bioluminescence and fluorescence, whole-slide scanning, 3D rendering, colocalization and more.

We offer:
  • Free consultations to determine which microscopes would best suit your application
  • Comprehensive training and support on our various instruments
  • Full-service image capture and analysis (a great way to get started quickly)
  • High-resolution whole slide scanning service for histology/pathology slides
  • Practical courses on microscopy, including one-on-one hands-on sessions
    (eg: Fundamentals of Microscopy) and larger workshops tailored to your group's applications
  • Software and training for image processing and quantification
Directors: Drs. Brian Wilson & Ming-Sound Tsao
Contact: James Jonkman, Manager
University Health Network