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Light Microscopy Imaging Center at Indiana University Bloomington

Overview of Services



  •     To provide user-friendly access to state of the art light microscopy for the IU research community.
  •     To promote the development of researchers that are knowledgeable, confident and comfortable in the use of microscopes.


  •     Microscopes: Widefield, Deconvolution, Scanning and Spinning Disk Confocals.  All with digital imaging systems and software.
  •     Image Processing and analysis workstations and software.
  •     Wet bench for sample preparation
  •     24 hour access available



  •     Consultation on experimental design for the best use of the microscopes
  •     User training
  •     Help with image processing and analysis
  •     Microscopy Courses




The LMIC is open to all Indiana University researchers.  We also invite other university and commercial researchers to use our facility. The LMIC is located in the basement of Myers Hall, room 059 (map).


New users should contact the imaging center to get started (LMIC or 812-856-1734) - or just drop by.  All new users must be trained by LMIC staff.


The imaging center is available 24 hours a day to approved, experienced users.



Andras Kun, Manager


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Lab is Staffed Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


*24 Hour Use for Trained/Experienced Users        


 915 E. Third Street          

Bloomington, IN 47405

Links and Resources

  1. LMIC webpage:
  2. Scheduling Kiosk:


Name Role Phone Email Location
Andras Kun
(812) 856-1734
Myers Hall, 050
Sid Shaw
Executive Director
(812) 856-5001
Myers Hall, 354