Analytical Imaging


The Analytical Imaging Facility (AIF) provides a comprehensive light and electron microscope imaging facility dedicated to offering current methods in modern imaging to biomedical scientists with all levels of expertise. The AIF staff has been cross-trained to seamlessly support visual analysis using techniques ranging from fluorescence light microscope imaging in 3D to high-resolution electron microscopy. This integrated approach facilitates the efficient and appropriate complementary application of these methods for Einstein investigators.


  • Epi-Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Color Brightfield Microscopy
  • Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy
  • Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy
  • Multi Photon Microscopy
  • 3D and 4D image visualization and customized image analysis including: Volocity, Imaris and IMOD
  • Sample Preparation for Electron Microscopy
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Cryo Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Cryo Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • X-Ray Microanalysis
  • Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy
  • Customized Quantitative Image Analysis
  • Image Data Presentation
  • TIRF and Super Resolution microscopy (STORM and SIM)
  • High Capacity, High Resolution Digital Slide Scanner

Location and Contacts

Analytical Imaging

Forchheimer 641 and Price Center 210 & 216


Scientific Director
John S. Condeelis, PH.D.

Director of Electron Microscopy and Administration
Frank P. Macaluso, M.Sc.

Director of Light Microscopy & Image Analysis
Vera DesMarais Ph.D