Biomedical Microscopy Core (BMC)

500 D.W. Brooks Drive, Coverdell Center, Room 164

University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602

(706) 542-4779

Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM Monday through Friday

Muthugapatti K. Kandasamy, Ph.D.

Director, Biomedical Microscopy Core

Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases

Dr. Kandasamy has been working as the Director of BMC since its inception in 2012. He has more than 35 years of Optical Microscopy related experience (via four institutions: University of Madras (India), University of Hamburg (Germany), Cornell University and University of Georgia) and over 80 peer-reviewed publications. He has expertise in confocal, superresolution and lightsheet microscopy. His major research has focused on plant reproductive biology, self-incompatibility, cell-cell communication and actin cytoskeletal gene families.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General and billing inquiries
  • Training
  • Support for all imaging systems
  • Grant application assistance
  • Demo of new equipment
  • Tour of BMC
  • Class-based teaching

164A Coverdell Center
Phone: 706-542-4779

Dennis Kyle, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases
GRA Eminent Scholar
Cellular Biology, Infectious Diseases

370 Coverdell Center
Phone: 706-542-3688

Roberto Docampo, Ph.D.

Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar
Cellular Biology and Center for Tropical and Global Emerging Diseases
Phone: 706-542-8104

Peter Kner, Ph.D.

Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Phone: 706-542-8855

Rabindranath De La Fuente, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Vet Med
Phone: 706-542-5864

Karl F Lechtreck, Ph.D.

Cellular Biology
Phone: 706-542-0167

James D. Lauderdale, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cellular Biology
Phone: 706-542-7433