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The Wolfson Imaging Centre - Oxford was established in late 2012 with funding from the Wolfson Foundation (Grant 18272).

Since inception, the facility has benefitted from further funding from:

  • MRC

MC_UU_12009: Molecular Haematology Unit

MC_UU_12010: Human Immunology Unit (now called the Translational Immune Discovery Unit)


MR/K015777X/1: MICA – Nanoscopy Oxford (NanO): Novel Super-resolution Imaging Applied to Biomedical Sciences 2013-18

  • Wellcome Trust

WT104924A1A: Advanced super-resolution fluorescence STED microscopy of the cellular interior 2014-18

WT107457: Micron Advanced Bioimaging Unit 2016-20.

WT091911: Micron Advanced Bioimaging Unit 2011-15.

  • E. P. Abraham Cephalosporin Fund

CF 252: Nanoscopy Oxford: Super-resolution optical STED microscope facility at the WIMM, 

CF 261: Bio-ISCAT: Biomedical application of novel fast molecular tracking.

CF 286: Advancing Image Analysis at the Wolfson Imaging Centre Oxford.

CF 295: Enabling enhanced optical imaging of whole organs by optimized tissue clearing apparatus at the University of Oxford light microscopy imaging facilities.

CF 305: Imaging Equipment, observing lipid heterogeneity on the surface of resting cells.

  • John Fell Fund

143/089: Matching funds for external applications for the acquisition of a Zeiss 880 upright confocal microscope with a novel Airy-scan super-resolution detector

0007125: Expansion of Wolfson Imaging Centre capacity and capabilities by the addition of a confocal microscope with an Airyscan detector   

  • Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund

2014-16: Enhancement of technological capacity in biomedical research: Wolfson Imaging Centre Oxford

2013-14: Containment level 3 super-resolution STED imaging of live virus host-cell interactions'