Skip to main content


The O’Brien Center for Advanced Microscopic Analysis at Indiana University School of Medicine is on the forefront of the latest developments in optical imaging technologies and digital image analysis. The center seeks to disseminate the technologies and resources developed in the center to the widest possible range of national and international investigators in renal and urologic diseases. 

a staff scientist at work in the electron microscopy core

Pilot and Feasibility Program

The O'Brien Pilot and Feasibility Program gives investigators the opportunity to incorporate the transformational potential of optical microscopy into their research.

Explore the Pilot and Feasibility Program
Residents in a meeting


As part of the educational component of the NIH George M. O’Brien Center award, the Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy provides biennial workshops for renal investigators. The workshops provide formal training and hands-on experience with intravital kidney imaging.

Explore workshops

Additional Educational Resources

Explore past journal club topics, presentations from O'Brien Center faculty and staff, and videos of the center's cutting-edge imaging techniques in action.