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Core Facilities

Lunch with the Core - Fall 2023

The IGB Core Facilities is hosting a Fall 2023 seminar series covering the instrumentation in the Core and some of the research taking place in the Core. The seminars are typically held from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Room 612 (Concourse level). Pizza will be provided to attendees. Please check the Lunch with the Core news posts and weekly emails for updates.


September 20, 2023

"An Introduction to the Core Facilities" - Dr. Glenn Fried, Director of the IGB Core Facilities

 Instruments located in the Core Facilities can be found here.

September 27, 2023

"Firing of in-vitro hippocampal neuronal network depends on the mechanical tension" - Md Saddam Hossain Joy, Graduate Teaching Assistant - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Instrument: LSM 880

October 11, 2023

"Super-Resolution Imaging of AMPA Receptors in Brain Tissue" - Rohit Vaidya, Graduate Research Assistant - Physics

Instrument: LSM 880 & Cryostat

October 18, 2023



October 25, 2023



November 1, 2023

"TBA" - Devinda Pankaja Wijewardena, Grad. Research Asst. - Physics - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Instrument: MINFLUX

November 8, 2023

"Volume electron microscopy: concepts, correlations and computations" - Kedar Narayan, Ph.D - Senior Scientist, NIH 


November 15, 2023

"Intro to BookitLab" - TBA

Topic: BookitLab


If you require special accommodations or have dietary restrictions, please email Hannah McClellan -