UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center, Open House and Grand Opening

Over 100 people attended the Open House and Grand Opening for the UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center on June 3. Faculty, fellows, students and staff from the labs of the 11 principal investigators came to see the new microscopes in the facility. Participants then heard two keynote talks delivered by Klaus Hahn, PhD, and Nancy Allbritton, MD, PhD about their research.

Officials from Olympus America and UNC were on hand to cut the ceremonial ribbon.


(l-r): Ed Lachica, director of product marketing, Olympus Corporation of the Americas; James E. Bear, PhD, associate professor of cell and developmental biology, Early Career Scientist of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, co-director, UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center, and member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center; Brad Burklow, Marketing Director, Scientific Equipment Group, Life Sciences, Olympus America, Inc.; Ken Jacobson, Ph.D., Kenan Distinguished Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology; co-director, UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center, member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

e_jb_lecture.jpg