IGC Advanced Imaging Resource

Welcome to the IGC Advanced Imaging Resource

The Advanced Imaging Resource (AIR) at the IGC provides provides training and support for all aspects of advanced light microscopy, super-resolution and microCT imaging. We also offer practical workshops, seminars and demonstrations of new equipment.

The facility offers support, training and guidance on bioimaging and light microscopy. To find out more about how the facility works please navigate to the AIR Access page which has guidance for facility use including how to sign up, costs for access of facility and health and safety information.

The facility works together with other UK imaging facilites. We are part of an interdisciplinary collaboration ESRIC which was awarded Times Higher STEM project of the year in 2017. We are part of the BioimagingUK and EuroBioimaging projects. For details of other imaging facilities please see the Royal Microscopial Societies facilities database.


The facility office is located at CG05/7 on the ground floor of the MRC Human Genetics Unit at the MRC Institute of Genetics & Cancer, Western General Hospital Campus.

Please follow the links to find out more about equipment and using the facility

To get in touch please come and see us in CG05/07 or email us

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