SEM image of Staphylococcus bacteria

Celebrating 40 Years of Supporting Iowa Investigator Research

At the University of Iowa's Central Microscopy Research Facilities, we provide a wide variety of microscopy techniques for materials and biomedical investigators, an experienced staff, 24/7 access, and support for the beginner and experienced investigator. As one of the leading university microscopy facilities in the nation, our microscopy team is ready to support your research program.

FYI: Applications for the 2016 CMRF Pilot Project Seed Grant Program  are now being accepted!!

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development is again this year offering a Pilot Project Seed Grant Program to encourage researchers to use the Central Microscopy Research Facility (CMRF) to help secure further external funding. Visit this CMRF page for more information and this Workflow page to apply.

CMRF Staff are available  Monday through Friday 8am-5pm and will be happy to assist you! Call 335-8142 or email Randy Nessler for more information.


Eckstein Medical Research Building