Imaging Cores - Optical


Doug Cromey, M.S.

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Life Sciences North, room 463

Doug Cromey, M.S.
Manager, Imaging Cores - Optical (LSN)
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Mr. Cromey is the co-manager for the RII Imaging Cores - Optical, primarily training & supporting users for the superresolution fluorescence microscope (Zeiss Elyra S.1), the Zeiss Axio Observer 7 with Apotome III microscope, and the multi-function brightfield/fluorescence widefield microscope (Leica DMI6000). He is also cross-trained on the instruments found at the core's Marley location. In the past he has worked in diagnostic electron microscopy, managed a histology service lab, supported several models and generations of confocal microscopes as well as a multiphoton. Mr. Cromey has published and spoken on the topic of scientific digital imaging ethics at local and national meetings.

In addition, he serves as an Image Data Management Specialist for the University of Arizona's Data Science Institute, supporting users of the Open Microscopy Environment (OMERO) server that has been set up to help campus researchers comply with the 2023 NIH requirements for data management and sharing. He is the Director of the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center’s Cellular Imaging Facility Core (NIEHS P30 ES006694).

Mr. Cromey was recognized with the 2014 University of Arizona Award for Excellence. In 2021 he was nominated for the University of Arizona's Billy Joe Varney award which "recognizes outstanding performance by dedicated and committed University employees for a career of at least 15 years of service."

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