The overarching goal of the Center for Cellular Imaging (WUCCI) is to provide reliable and affordable access to state-of-the-art cellular imaging technologies, provide professional guidance in experimental design, sample preparation and data analysis, develop and apply new imaging technologies and work collaboratively with Wash U researchers to advance our understanding of human health and disease.

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Education & Training

The WUCCI strives to provide an outstanding education environment including comprehensive training programs and a cutting-edge short-course on cellular Imaging.


The WUCCI provides a complete service pipeline for both Light and Charged Particle Microscopy including assay design, instrument training, sample preparation, data acquisition and image analysis and quantification.

Technology Development

The WUCCI is focused on several areas of method development including, biological applications of ion microscopy, development of correlative microscopy approaches, and new computational tools for 3D visualization.


The WUCCI is interested, on a continual basis, on pushing the limits of cellular imaging analysis technologies and welcomes inquiries on specific collaborations. Please contact the Scientific Director to discuss further.