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Policies & Procedures

Users and Investigators:
Please review the CMIF Policies & Procedures.

Schedule Equipment

New to the CMIF?  Please visit the Microscopy page to learn about the instruments and services available at the facility.


FOM WEBSITE FOR SCHEDULING PURPOSES: https://fom.osu.edu/fom/userhome
Effective July 1st scheduling for the confocals and all instruments have been moved to FOM. You will need to create a profile that includes billing and contact information.



The Next free Confocal Training Seminar will be held Tuesday August 26th at 1:30-3:30pm  in BRT 130. Sign up using the contact button above. Please put "Confocal Training Seminar" in the comments box.  You will then be registered and will not receive a confirmation email. 



The 5th annual Immunocytochemistry Short Course will take place August 20th through the 22nd. The course is open to research faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students. An immunocytochemistry techniques book, handouts of lecture material, morning refreshments and lunches are included with the $300 registration fee. The following subject matter will be covered: 1. How to design and implement an immunocytochemistry assay (Tissue fixation, choosing antibodies and label methods, choosing the right imaging modality and determining appropriate controls), 2. How to examine your samples and interpret the results, 3. How to troubleshoot your experiments when things go wrong. Please contact us for more information.


We have migrated our instrument scheduling and billing system over to  the FOM (Facility Online Manager).

 All scheduling for the confocals and all other instruments have been moved to FOM. You will need to create a profile that includes billing and contact information.  A detailed explanation of the process is available by following this link: FOM Instructional.



REMINDER:The Spectral and Filter systems have been integrated into the FOM scheduling system.  You will be unable to book without first setting up a FOM profile containing your billing information! Please contact Ruth Luketic if you have problems setting up your FOM account.


CMIF Rates:

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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 5:00

Contact Us
ph: (614) 292-9786
fx: (614) 247-8849