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The Institute

330 N Orchard Street

Madison, Wisconsin 53715



Weekdays 8-5pm


Visitor parking in lots 17, 20 and 80 costs $1 per 30 minutes for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, up to a maximum of $12 per day. Prices and availability are subject to change. For more info, contact Transportation Services.
Lot 17 Engineering Drive Ramp, 1525 Engineering Drive
Lot 20 1390 University Avenue
Lot 80 Union South Garage, 1308 W Dayton St

Medical Engineering

Advance technologies to better diagnose, treat and prevent disease

Multiscale Biomedical Imaging and Fabrication

The Medical Engineering Group Fab Lab and Microfluidic Foundry are collaborative instrumentation development facilities focused on multiscale biomedical imaging and fabrication. We build core partnerships within the University of Wisconsin-Madison founded on a shared passion for novel design and creative, next-generation biomedical instrumentation and techniques. We collaborate with inventors on computer-aided design, prototyping, 3D printing, microfluidics and fabrication, from conception to completion and value strong relationships with innovative thinkers. Investigators familiar with the Fab Lab’s unique capabilities are encouraged to submit an application for their project below:

Medical Engineering Project Application Form


Director Kevin Eliceiri

Kevin Eliceiri is an internationally known expert in advanced light microscopy and Director of Medical Engineering at the Morgridge Institute for Research, as well as Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI) in the Graduate School and College of Engineering. Eliceiri leads efforts in advanced biofabrication and multiscale imaging within Medical Engineering.

Collaborations led by Eliceiri have resulted in over 100 publications ranging from informatics and instrumentation to live cell microscopy and cancer imaging. Eliceiri has been funded by NSF, NIH, Department of Defense, Susan G. Komen, American Cancer Society and the Wellcome Trust. At LOCI, projects led by Eliceiri include software development to annotate and archive microscopy data, interrogate the tumor microenvironment, and to expand upon ImageJ2 software platform and Fiji distribution of ImageJ. Current projects within Medical Engineering include transient lighting fluorescence techniques, light sheet microscopy, multiscale metabolism and multiscale imaging of the extracellular matrix.  



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330 N Orchard Street / Madison, Wisconsin 53715     608 . 316 . 4100     Open Weekdays 8-5 PM