The Nikon Imaging Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NIC@NU-FSM) is an integral component of the Northwestern University Center for Advanced Microscopy (formerly the Cell Imaging Facility), supported by Nikon, the Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Cell & Molecular Biology and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Established in 2008, the NIC@NU-FSM carries an important mission to:

  • Augment basic research by providing access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment
  • Provide training courses and organize symposia on light microscopy techniques for the benefits of the Northwestern community as well as the greater Chicago area
  • Introduce cutting-edge imaging technology to Northwestern University
  • Serve as a instrument evaluation and testing site for new equipment from Nikon
  • Serve as a learning center for staff, researchers and students