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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

Image Competition 2023

Congratulations to the winners the CBIA image competition 2023!

1st place: Natalie Prowse, from Dr Hayley lab (Carleton)- pCREB and GFAP expression in the mouse hippocampus

2nd place: Melanie Dugas, from Dr Beug lab  (BMI-CHEO)- Cataclysmic Infiltrations

3rd place: Zoe Tasma, from Dr Ferguson lab (CMM)- Microglia meet astrocyte superSTARS

3rd place: John Cordova Albayay, from Dr Picketts (OHRI) - Mnemonic Spiral

A special thank you to the judges: Dr Trinkle-Mulcahy (uOttawa), Dr Saghatelyan (uOttawa), Dr Colarusso (CalgaryU) and Dr Chebli (McGill).

CBIA competition results 2023
CBIA competition results 2023
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?

CBIA core

What can uOttawa's core facilities do for you?

Core facilities are your collaborators who will never say no.

Watch the video produced by uOttawa's Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (OVPRI).

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

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

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Who to contact?

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

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

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