Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility

The Hooker Microscopy Facility is located in the UNC School of Medicine old server soon to be decomissioned

At the University of North Carolina


Due to criticism of this site being too much in the style of the mid-nineties this page has gone dark on April 1, 2015.

If you are not a member of the:

  • Marsico Lung Institute - Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
  • Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
  • Stan Lemon lab.

then you ought to be fending for yourself.


Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility web site - historical  


What's Down / Scheduled Maintenance

  • This web page and calendar server will be moved to a new i.p. number, subnet, firewall group and location in the week of July 31 or early August.
  • Possible down time may be 1 hour due to the complexity of the changes. The change time is to be determined by OIS and will be during business hours.
  • The urls will not change:
  • http://microscopy.unc.edu
  • http://mhmicroscopy.med.unc.edu
  • However it will take some time for them to update and point to the active web server. 
  • Status will be updated at this alternate web site - http://calendar.confocal.org

    Up coming courses/seminars concerning microscopy and imaging: 



    • Thurston Bowles building rooms 6129, 6033, 6026 & 6123
    • Marsico Hall 7228a, 7225a, 7208, and 0252 (sub basement in the Fall)
    • Some resources will be moved to Marsico Hall and some will remain in Thurston Bowles

    Contacting MHMF

    • Michael 919-912-9380  voice/text

    Booking Time on a Resource


    Publications 2002 - 2014

    Magenta Darkfield
    Yellow Confocal reflection
    Blue DAPI
    Green Fluorescence
    40x 1.25 NA adjusted to ~0.7

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    Copyright 2001-15   M. Chua  -  School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

    Last updated  07/30/15