Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


The Biomedical Imaging Research Unit (BIRU) provides research infrastructure and support and is located in the School of Medical Sciences within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the Grafton campus.

“Deep sea neurons”
Joscelin Smith, Department of Physiology. "Deep sea neurons" Ganglionated plexi neurons in the heart stained for neuron specific markers (GluR2, ChAT and NFH, taken on the Olympus FV1000 at 10x
  • Annual image competition results 2020
    20 November 2020
    The results of the annual image competition were announced at the end of year Research Celebration on Wednesday 18 November 2020. There were over 70 entries from across the University and the standard was very high. The winner of the confocal microscopy category and overall winner and recipient of the Hilary Holloway Prize for best image was Joscelin Smith, a PhD student with Professor Johanna Montgomery in the Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences.
  • BIRU webinar - Super-Multiplexed Imaging
    02 September 2020
    The BIRU was pleased to host their first webinar, “Super-Multiplexed Imaging: The next level of Anatomical Microscopy and Digital Pathology” on Wednesday 2 September. Over fifty people zoomed in to hear Drs Praju Vikas Anekal, Helen Murray, and Saem Park talk about their use of the latest multiplex-ready slide scanner systems in their research into olfactory bulb anatomy and digital pathological analysis of melanoma tissue.
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