Cellular & Molecular Imaging Core Facility (CMIC)

Cellular & Molecular Imaging Core Facility (CMIC)

We offer the combination of instruments and competence that you need to image biological processes from tissue level (histological studies) down to single cell-level and even on an ultrastructural level resolving single proteins. Our services include immunohistochemistry, imaging of fixed tissue or cells and live cells and processing and analysis of these images.

Our labs

CMIC is a collaboration between three different laboratories:


Contact us

We have highly competent scientific and technical staff. It is very important to contact us at an early stage of your research project. We will inform you on how to isolate, fix and store tissue or cell samples for histology, electron microscopy or light microscopy imaging!


Contact CMIC Advanced Light Microscopy lab

Contact CMIC Electron Microscopy lab

Contact CMIC Histology lab



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Publications from CMIC and CMIC users 2012-2016 (pdf).




[Corona virus info]
Cellular & Molecular Imaging Core facility (CMIC) has limited capacity due to the corona situation.  
If you have any questions please use the “contact us” links at the front page or email Bjørnar directly.

Contact and Service Request

Contact and Service Request

Bjørnar Sporsheim
Phone: +47 93033045
E-mail: bjornar.sporsheim@ntnu.no

Scientific leader
Terje Espevik
Phone: +47 72825337
E-mail: terje.espevik@ntnu.no

Mailing address
Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine,
Cellular & Molecular Imaging Core Facility
Post box 8905
7491 Trondheim

Visiting address
Kunnskapssenteret, 2rd Floor (3. etg.)
St. Olavs Hospital
Olav Kyrres gate 10
7030 Trondheim