Mouse hippocampus neurons.
Mouse hippocampus neurons. Bryley/LeGates

The Keith R. Porter Imaging Facility (KPIF) of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences provides shared microscopy resources for biological and materials science research. Equipment and services are available to all faculty and staff at UMBC, as well as the surrounding academic and industrial communities.

Instruments are located in the Biological Sciences, Physics and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences buildings. KPIF staff support all aspects of imaging, including protocol development, sample preparation, equipment training and image processing.