Core Facilities Institution Contact Email Expertise

Imaging Technology Core
Centre for Microscopy and Imaging NUIG peter.dockery@nuigalway.ie Stereology, Light and Electron Microscopy

Centre for Image Processing and Analysis
DCU paul.whelan@dcu.ie Image Processing & Quantitative 
Image Analysis
Mathematical Modelling Transition Core NUIM/RCSI/UCC dimitris.kalamatianos@nuim.ie          Real-time image analysis & 
Applied Optics Research Facility NUIG martin.leahy@nuigalway.ie 
Tissue Optics & Microcirculation Imaging
Nanoscale Biophotonics Facility NUIG alan.ryder@nuigalway.ie Advanced Microscopy & Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Focas Institute DIT hugh.byrne@dit.ie Optical Characterisation & Spectroscopy

Animal & Human Imaging Core
Small Animal Imaging Facility RCSI dhenshall@rcsi.ie Laser-Doppler flowmetry, quantitative digital video-EEG, EEG telemetry, stereomicroscopy, 2-photon microscopy
Centre for Research in Vascular Biology UCC n.caplice@ucc.ie CT-PET Imaging
Human Vascular Ultrasound Imaging Facility                                RCSI                   astanton@rcsi.ie Dimensional ultrasonography, tissue doppler & contrast ultrasonography, next-generation contrast agents, echogenic microparticles
National Centre for Sensor Research DCU tia.keyes@dcu.ie Raman and infra-red spectroscopic imaging, Sensor development

Molecular & Cellular Imaging Core
Molecular and Cellular Imaging Facility RCSI hduessmann@rcsi.ie Epi-fluorescence and confocal microscopy, advanced live cell imaging (e.g. FRAP, FRET, FLIP), image processing and analysis
Molecular Medicine Electrophysiology and Fluorescence Imaging Facility                              RCSI                 bjpharvey@rcsi.ie Laser scanning confocal microscopy
Focas Institute DIT hugh.byrne@dit.ie High resolution spectral imaging
Nanobiophotonics - Biomedical Diagnostics Institute DCU collette.mcdonagh@dcu.ie Nanobiophotonics
Nanoscale Biophotonics Facility NUIG alan.ryder@nuigalway.ie Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM), Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) & Fluorescence Cross Correlation Spectroscopy (FCCS)
Biosciences Imaging Centre UCC kmcd@ucc.ie Brightfield, fluorescence, Confocal and Electron Microscopy, Image Processing and Analysis
National Centre for Sensor Research DCU tia.keyes@dcu.ie Raman and infra-red spectroscopic imaging, Sensor development


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