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Quantitative Bioelemental Imaging Center - QBIC

Northwestern University

2170 Campus Drive, Room B540

Silverman Hall

Evanston, IL 60208

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Thomas O'Halloran

Last Updated: 06/20/2016

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Provides imaging and quantification instrumentation for analyzing metal quotas at scales ranging from subcellular level to entire ecosystems shaping global biogeochemical cycles. Instruments are capable of quantitatively imaging biologically essential elements in individual cells. Used for research in co-evolution of microbial and eukaryotic life within broad range of challenging chemical environments. Services including instrument training, sample preparation and analysis, experiment design, and grant proposal assistance.

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