Training and Service

                                                                           2018/2019 Numbers


Training and Service

The Bioimaging Facility provides training and service to both academic and industry users. Last year, the BIF staff trained 58 researchers, including undergrad/graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting scientists, on optical microscopy, electron microscopy, and other imaging equipment.

In 2018, the BIF received more than 45 imaging projects from UBC, other institutions, local hospitals and industry.


We provide specialized training to get you going with your data collection. Before you decide to submit a training request, we ask that you read our BIF policies. Once you agree with our policies, please download and fill in the Training Request Submission Form and send it to Miki ( She will likely request to have a short meeting with you to discuss further details.

Training for SEM or TEM consists of 3 sessions of 3 hrs each. Trainees will learn how to operate the SEM or TEM. The training fee includes microscope time plus tech assistance.

Training for optical microscope consists of a one-day session with Kevin. Trainees will learn how to operate the optical microscope. The training fee includes microscope time plus tech assistance.

For pricing information, please contact Miki for a quote or visit our Pricing page.


The BIF team will assist you with your imaging project. If you are an academic user, please download, fill in  and send the Project Submission Form to Miki ( She will arrange a meeting with you and the BIF staff to learn more about your samples and timeline and to schedule the imaging sessions.

If you are an Industry Client, please visit the Industry Client page.


Submit Project/Training Enquiry Form (click here)