The Imaging Center specializes in the development and application of innovative imaging tools useful in 3D live embryo and cell studies as well as analysis of mRNA and protein in single cells. They have expertise in transgenic embryo imaging and mounting techniques for time-lapse imaging, fluorescent labeling strategies for more accurate cell identification and tracking, long-term deep tissue embryo imaging, laser capture microdissection and application of image analysis software to fully realize the potential of the collected images. Additional areas of interest include mathematical modeling, multiplexed mRNA and protein visualization in the whole embryo, mapping gene expression to the 3D embryo, integration of spatial information into sequencing results and protein heterogeneity in single cells. The Imaging group uses the microscopy equipment provided within the Microscopy Center.


For more information please visit the Kulesa lab website or contact:

Paul Kulesa
Director, Imaging Center