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Optical Imaging & Vital Microscopy (OiVM) (Microscopy (Electron, Fluorescence, Optical))

Baylor College of Medicine

1 Baylor Plaza

Houston, TX 77030

United States of America

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Jason Kirk

Last Updated: 01/06/2021

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The Optical Imaging & Vital Microscopy (OiVM) Core provides state-of-the-art instrumentation and cutting-edge imaging/image analysis tools for the research applications of a broad range of Baylor College of Medicine investigators. This core is dedicated to vital and intravital imaging of cellular processes within cells, intact tissue explants, developing embryos and functioning organs within the live animal. Our users are focused on a variety of applications such as understanding cell migration, optimizing angiogenic therapies, how blood flow influences development and cancer, immune cell recruitment, stem cell-niche interactions and cancer metastasis.

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