Our departmental faculty perform cutting-edge research in the following areas:


The CDB Microscopy Core is the primary light microscopy facility for researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. The core, which emphasizes confocal, super-resolution, light-sheet and related technologies, is also open to the entire Penn community as well as to CHOP, Wistar, and other local institutions. The core provides personalized assistance on all aspects of imaging, from tips on sample preparation to training on our microscopes to processing and analysis of image data.