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What is the CIAN?

The Cell Imaging and Analysis Network (CIAN) is a resource for life sciences researchers from within and outside the McGill research community. Researchers can obtain training in any aspect of CIAN and are encouraged to work autonomously.

CIAN is designed to facilitate training, enhance interactions, and share resources and expertise.
The facility is supervised by Dr Guillaume Lesage. Scientific, technical and operational aspects are managed by Drs Elke Küster-Schöck and Guillaume Lesage.

A centralized core facility with 6 scientific platforms:


Microscopy

Confocal microscopy, Live-cell imaging,
FRAP, FRET...

Robots/Automation


Cell-based screens, custom assays,
plasmid DNA Miniprep...

2-D/DiGE


Difference gel electrophoresis,
allied fluorescent protein


PEAP


Protein Expression
and Antibody Production

Genomics


Real time PCR

Data Storage and Analysis


Server, Analysis Workstations and Software